5-Point Plan to Make Buhari’s Council On Food Security a Success

[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has established a National Food Security Council to address challenges in the country’s food and agriculture sectors. Food security is a huge problem in Nigeria. It ranks 84th out of 119 co…

[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has established a National Food Security Council to address challenges in the country's food and agriculture sectors. Food security is a huge problem in Nigeria. It ranks 84th out of 119 countries on the 2017 Global Hunger Index, coming in just below the Republic of Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Teenagers Set Man Alight

[New Era] Windhoek -A 26-year-old man is receiving treatment at a local hospital after sustaining burn wounds on his upper body when four males, including two teenagers, set him alight following an argument over the weekend.

[New Era] Windhoek -A 26-year-old man is receiving treatment at a local hospital after sustaining burn wounds on his upper body when four males, including two teenagers, set him alight following an argument over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport

[Democracy Works] The past decade should remind South Africans that democracy does not always work the way that it should. Democracy remains elusive, it doesn’t simply arrive at a particular point in time. It ebbs and flows, sustained by the continued …

[Democracy Works] The past decade should remind South Africans that democracy does not always work the way that it should. Democracy remains elusive, it doesn't simply arrive at a particular point in time. It ebbs and flows, sustained by the continued interactions between a variety of different stakeholders within the broader political ecosystem.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ruling Party’s Makamba Scoffs At Disqualification Reports

[New Zimbabwe] Businessman and Zanu PF aspiring candidate for Mt Darwin South constituency James Makamba has admitted that the voice in the audio recording that was leaked recently it’s his and is adamant that he will contest in the ruling party primar…

[New Zimbabwe] Businessman and Zanu PF aspiring candidate for Mt Darwin South constituency James Makamba has admitted that the voice in the audio recording that was leaked recently it's his and is adamant that he will contest in the ruling party primary election to be held on next weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Magufuli Pardons Over 3,000 About 300 Out for a Start

[Daily News] A TOTAL of 585 inmates walked free yesterday out of 3,319 prisoners who were pardoned by President John Magufuli as the nation commemorated the 54th anniversary of the Union between Tanganyika and Zanzibar.

[Daily News] A TOTAL of 585 inmates walked free yesterday out of 3,319 prisoners who were pardoned by President John Magufuli as the nation commemorated the 54th anniversary of the Union between Tanganyika and Zanzibar.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Army to Celebrate 41 Years in Existence

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Saturday 28, the Botswana Defence Force and Batswana from all walks of life will take time to observe the growth and accomplishment of an institution that has come to be regarded by international strategic studies schola…

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Saturday 28, the Botswana Defence Force and Batswana from all walks of life will take time to observe the growth and accomplishment of an institution that has come to be regarded by international strategic studies scholars as one of Africa's success stories.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Protesters Lie Low in Tanzania for Fear of Police

[VOA] Streets were quiet in Tanzania on Thursday after authorities pledged to beat anyone trying to follow through with planned nationwide protests. The tension points to deeper concerns over the government’s efforts to curb free speech and stifle diss…

[VOA] Streets were quiet in Tanzania on Thursday after authorities pledged to beat anyone trying to follow through with planned nationwide protests. The tension points to deeper concerns over the government's efforts to curb free speech and stifle dissent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Northern Religious Leaders Fight Boko Haram Recruitment

[VOA] Mora -Religious leaders in Cameroon have been visiting towns along the country’s border with Nigeria this week in a bid to curb fresh recruitment efforts by Boko Haram.

[VOA] Mora -Religious leaders in Cameroon have been visiting towns along the country's border with Nigeria this week in a bid to curb fresh recruitment efforts by Boko Haram.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon