South Africa Might Be Ready for a Woman President, but Is the ANC?

[Daily Maverick] Six male “experts” will help argue the women’s perspective on issues such as economics, land distribution, policing, security and international relations. Apparently the ANC Women’s League couldn’t find enough female experts to fill it…

[Daily Maverick] Six male "experts" will help argue the women's perspective on issues such as economics, land distribution, policing, security and international relations. Apparently the ANC Women's League couldn't find enough female experts to fill its pumped-up 64-strong quota of delegates. So is the party really ready for a woman president? By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Liberia Gear Up for Chan Tournament

[Observer] The national football team Lone Star have begun preparation ahead of their first match against Mauritania in the 2018 African Nations Championship qualification on Friday, July 14, in Monrovia.

[Observer] The national football team Lone Star have begun preparation ahead of their first match against Mauritania in the 2018 African Nations Championship qualification on Friday, July 14, in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Govt Urged to Use Cost Engineers to Promote Diversification

[Daily Trust] Chairman of the Institute of Appraisal and Cost Engineers of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Engr. Charles Mbelede, has urged the federal government to use cost engineers to help speed up economic diversification.

[Daily Trust] Chairman of the Institute of Appraisal and Cost Engineers of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Engr. Charles Mbelede, has urged the federal government to use cost engineers to help speed up economic diversification.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Pumps U.S.$187 Million Into Economy

[New Era] Windhoek -Treasury yesterday revealed plans to release more than N$2,5 billion into the Namibian economy in the coming months, through payment of outstanding invoices, in hope of easing the financial squeeze being experienced in the country.

[New Era] Windhoek -Treasury yesterday revealed plans to release more than N$2,5 billion into the Namibian economy in the coming months, through payment of outstanding invoices, in hope of easing the financial squeeze being experienced in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ondo Constituents Move to Recall Rep

[Guardian] Akure -Apparently influenced by the on-going recall process against Senator Dino Melaye by some of his Kogi West constituents, youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency of Ondo State, have started t…

[Guardian] Akure -Apparently influenced by the on-going recall process against Senator Dino Melaye by some of his Kogi West constituents, youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency of Ondo State, have started to educate other voters on the need to terminate the representation of Bamidele Baderinwa at the House of Representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kashamu – Submit Yourself for Police Probe – Court

[Daily Trust] A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered Senator Buruji Kashamu to submit himself to the police for investigation in alleged assassination attempt on a House of Representatives member, Oladipupo Adebutu.

[Daily Trust] A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered Senator Buruji Kashamu to submit himself to the police for investigation in alleged assassination attempt on a House of Representatives member, Oladipupo Adebutu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Focusing On Monetary Gains Can Ruin Your Career, Eagles Star, Obi Tells Young Players

[Guardian] Super Eagles midfielder, Joel Obi has advised young footballers to focus on their career rather than chase monetary gains. The Torino of Italy player, whose career has been affected due to persistent injury, gave the advice while speaking du…

[Guardian] Super Eagles midfielder, Joel Obi has advised young footballers to focus on their career rather than chase monetary gains. The Torino of Italy player, whose career has been affected due to persistent injury, gave the advice while speaking during a novelty match organised in his honour at Aboh-Ogwashi, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State. The match was played at the Aboh-Ogwashi Secondary School football field.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

National Arts Festival 2017 – Disruption Comes to Grahamstown

[Daily Maverick] “Disruption”, the buzzword of the moment, is the theme of this year’s National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Challenging works grappling with the South African issues of the moment are on offer in abundance, but in reality the festival…

[Daily Maverick] "Disruption", the buzzword of the moment, is the theme of this year's National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Challenging works grappling with the South African issues of the moment are on offer in abundance, but in reality the festival is also a balm to the soul in troubled times - or, as its PR team puts it, a "light through the gloom".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa