Why We Overthrew Gowon – Obasanjo

[Vanguard] Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has revealed why Former Head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, was overthrown in a bloodless coup on July 29, 1975, ushering in the government that came to be known as the Muritala/Obasanjo regime.

[Vanguard] Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has revealed why Former Head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, was overthrown in a bloodless coup on July 29, 1975, ushering in the government that came to be known as the Muritala/Obasanjo regime.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lowassa Campaigns for Kenyatta As Odinga, Magufuli Bond Worries Jubilee

[East African] Former Tanzanian Prime Minister Edward Lowassa was the surprise guest at a cultural ceremony in which Maasai elders said they were backing Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for re-election on August 8.

[East African] Former Tanzanian Prime Minister Edward Lowassa was the surprise guest at a cultural ceremony in which Maasai elders said they were backing Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for re-election on August 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Takes Steps to Adjust Copyright Law to the Digital Age

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s Parliament is debating the 2017 Copyright Amendment Bill which is aimed at aligning the country’s laws with the digital age.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's Parliament is debating the 2017 Copyright Amendment Bill which is aimed at aligning the country's laws with the digital age.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Arik Air Faces Fleet Maintenance Crisis

[This Day] Nigeria’s biggest carrier, Arik Air, is facing maintenance and safety challenges as it has failed to ferry its aircraft that are due for various categories of checks overseas for maintenance.

[This Day] Nigeria's biggest carrier, Arik Air, is facing maintenance and safety challenges as it has failed to ferry its aircraft that are due for various categories of checks overseas for maintenance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Deputy Minister Manana Must Apologise and Resign Immediately

[DA] The DA has learned with shock and anger about the alleged assault by the Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Mduduzi Manana, on a woman in a Johannesburg night club. We condemn this act in the strongest terms.

[DA] The DA has learned with shock and anger about the alleged assault by the Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Mduduzi Manana, on a woman in a Johannesburg night club. We condemn this act in the strongest terms.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Explainer – Everything You Need to Know About Tuesday’s Motion of No Confidence Debate

[Daily Maverick] So what is at stake in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma scheduled for Tuesday? Is it an opposition regime-change plot to oust the ANC government? Is the ANC correct in stressing the party-political system and party d…

[Daily Maverick] So what is at stake in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma scheduled for Tuesday? Is it an opposition regime-change plot to oust the ANC government? Is the ANC correct in stressing the party-political system and party discipline as it closes ranks, as it has traditionally done in times of pressure, amid assertions only it can determine its internal affairs? Here are some facts, considerations and other matters ahead of Tuesday's scheduled motion of no confidence in the president, called und

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa