Buhari and Trump – a Chance to Reset Nigeria’s Relationship With the U.S.

[The Conversation Africa] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump next week. His visit comes less than four months since Trump made the comment about “shithole” countries in Africa. Trump’s comments were follo…

[The Conversation Africa] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump next week. His visit comes less than four months since Trump made the comment about "shithole" countries in Africa. Trump's comments were followed by a swift denial and a lukewarm attempt to mend fences.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man in Court Over Oryx Meat

[Namibian] A 33-YEAR-OLD man made his first appearance in the Karibib Magistrate’s Court yesterday after he was found in possession of oryx meat believed to have been poached.

[Namibian] A 33-YEAR-OLD man made his first appearance in the Karibib Magistrate’s Court yesterday after he was found in possession of oryx meat believed to have been poached.

Loneliness Kills, and South Africa Is Not Immune

[Daily Maverick] While South Africa has a strong culture of family and social connectedness, it’s become increasingly evident that we are not immune to an epidemic of loneliness. Rapid urbanisation, crime and a history of social dislocation have served…

[Daily Maverick] While South Africa has a strong culture of family and social connectedness, it's become increasingly evident that we are not immune to an epidemic of loneliness. Rapid urbanisation, crime and a history of social dislocation have served to isolate more and more people than ever before.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Patricia De Lille May Be Down, but Not Yet Out

[Daily Maverick] After three hours of deliberation at a special meeting on Wednesday night, a majority of the DA caucus of the Cape Town City Council voted in favour of a vote of no confidence against Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille. But De Lille is …

[Daily Maverick] After three hours of deliberation at a special meeting on Wednesday night, a majority of the DA caucus of the Cape Town City Council voted in favour of a vote of no confidence against Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille. But De Lille is not taking off her mayoral chain just yet: the motion still has to be ratified by the DA's federal executive, while De Lille has indicated that she has no intention of throwing in the towel without a further fight.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tourism Sector Finished Strong in 2017 Despite Poll Jitters

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The tourism sector showed resilience in 2017 despite a prolonged electioneering period and travel advisories issued by some countries to rake in Sh119.9 billion compared to Sh99.7 billion in 2016.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The tourism sector showed resilience in 2017 despite a prolonged electioneering period and travel advisories issued by some countries to rake in Sh119.9 billion compared to Sh99.7 billion in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Malawi Muslims Condemn DPP Regional Governor for Islamaphobia

[Nyasa Times] Concerned Muslims have asked the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to discipline Julius Paipi, the regional governor for the eastern region for what he said at a political rally in Mangochi urging people not to vote for Muslim …

[Nyasa Times] Concerned Muslims have asked the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to discipline Julius Paipi, the regional governor for the eastern region for what he said at a political rally in Mangochi urging people not to vote for Muslim candidates.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi