Does the Constitution Stand in the Way of Radical Land Reform?

[Daily Maverick] In a four-part lecture delivered as part of the Oliver Tambo Centenary Series different aspects of the Constitution will be tackled and tied into critical issues facing the country right now. In part three we look at the issue of prope…

[Daily Maverick] In a four-part lecture delivered as part of the Oliver Tambo Centenary Series different aspects of the Constitution will be tackled and tied into critical issues facing the country right now. In part three we look at the issue of property rights and redistribution of land. Hot debates are raging on how this should be accomplished and on the necessity, if any, for compensation. One proposal is that the Constitution needs to be amended to remove the requirement of paying just and equitable compensation for l

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Another Batch of 250 Nigerians in Libya to Return Home Tomorrow

[Vanguard] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Wednesday that another batch of 250 Nigerians would voluntarily return to the country from Libya on Thursday.

[Vanguard] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Wednesday that another batch of 250 Nigerians would voluntarily return to the country from Libya on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

IBB Gives Out Daughter in Marriage

[Vanguard] Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida will on Friday in Minna, Niger State give out his last daughter, Halimat, in marriage.

[Vanguard] Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida will on Friday in Minna, Niger State give out his last daughter, Halimat, in marriage.

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Dismissed Worker Alleges Abuse by Rail Agency

[News24Wire] The portfolio committee on transport’s meeting with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) was slightly delayed on Tuesday afternoon when a dismissed employee of the agency caused a disturbance outside the committee room.

[News24Wire] The portfolio committee on transport's meeting with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) was slightly delayed on Tuesday afternoon when a dismissed employee of the agency caused a disturbance outside the committee room.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govs, Deputies to Earn Pension for Life in Enugu

[Vanguard] Governors and their deputies who governed Enugu State will never die paupers. This is because the Enugu State House of Assembly has passed a law amending the Gubernatorial Pensions Bill of 2015 and other matters connected therewith into law,…

[Vanguard] Governors and their deputies who governed Enugu State will never die paupers. This is because the Enugu State House of Assembly has passed a law amending the Gubernatorial Pensions Bill of 2015 and other matters connected therewith into law, thereby enabling governors and their deputies who are indigenes of Enugu State to take pensions for life.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

HIV Prevalence Rate Rises

[AIM] Maputo -Despite the many millions of dollars spent on preventing the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, the disease is continuing to advance in Mozambique.

[AIM] Maputo -Despite the many millions of dollars spent on preventing the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, the disease is continuing to advance in Mozambique.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Alleged N190 Million Fraud – Court Discharges Ex-HoS, Oronsaye

[Vanguard] A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Maitama, yesterday, discharged former Head of Service of the Federation, HoS, Mr. Stephen Oronsaye, of the allegation that he diverted public funds to the tune of N190 million.

[Vanguard] A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Maitama, yesterday, discharged former Head of Service of the Federation, HoS, Mr. Stephen Oronsaye, of the allegation that he diverted public funds to the tune of N190 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria