Land Reform – Will Zimbabwe’s Economic Downfall Be Repeated in South Africa?

[Deutsche Welle] In 2000, Zimbabwe’s government expropriated white farmers without compensation. Hyperinflation and food shortages followed. Now the South African government is discussing a similar law. Do the same risks lie ahead?

[Deutsche Welle] In 2000, Zimbabwe's government expropriated white farmers without compensation. Hyperinflation and food shortages followed. Now the South African government is discussing a similar law. Do the same risks lie ahead?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Youth Leader Declares Support for Atiku’s Presidential Bid

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A Lagos-based activist and youth leader has, in an open letter to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, declared support for his candidacy in the 2019 presidential election.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A Lagos-based activist and youth leader has, in an open letter to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, declared support for his candidacy in the 2019 presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Only 18 Percent of Petrol Consumed in Oct Locally Refined – NNPC

[Daily Trust] The four nation’s refineries produced 204.31 million litres of petrol equivalent to 18.24 percent of the total amount sold in October 2017, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said in a statement.

[Daily Trust] The four nation's refineries produced 204.31 million litres of petrol equivalent to 18.24 percent of the total amount sold in October 2017, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said in a statement.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Anglican Primate Okoh Predicts Optimistic 2018 for Nigerians

[Guardian] The Primate of Nigeria, Anglican Communion and Bishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, has predicted that 2018 would be a year of optimism and happiness for Nigerians.

[Guardian] The Primate of Nigeria, Anglican Communion and Bishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, has predicted that 2018 would be a year of optimism and happiness for Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mbaka, PDP, Others Knock Buhari On Economy, Graft

[Guardian] He predicted the emergence, three years ago, of President Muhammadu Buhari. He fired stinging criticisms against his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan. He even visited Aso Rock to receive a seeming post-inauguration ‘thank you’.

[Guardian] He predicted the emergence, three years ago, of President Muhammadu Buhari. He fired stinging criticisms against his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan. He even visited Aso Rock to receive a seeming post-inauguration 'thank you'.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lack of Research, Community Reporting, Others Hamper Growth of Nigerian Media

[Guardian] Nigerian media has received knocks for not paying attention to the business of newspaper enterprise. Also, its neglect of community and regional newspapering in favour of a national outlook has been blamed for eroding niche, communal reporti…

[Guardian] Nigerian media has received knocks for not paying attention to the business of newspaper enterprise. Also, its neglect of community and regional newspapering in favour of a national outlook has been blamed for eroding niche, communal reporting with the result that sameness of news offering has become the norm rather than the exception.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria