Windhoek High Court Eases Halt On Land Tax

[Namibian] FARM owners who want to continue paying land tax in Namibia will now be able to do so while a court interdict that prevents the country’s tax authorities from assessing land tax liabilities and collecting the tax still remains in force.

[Namibian] FARM owners who want to continue paying land tax in Namibia will now be able to do so while a court interdict that prevents the country's tax authorities from assessing land tax liabilities and collecting the tax still remains in force.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Army Intensifies Sinai Home Demolitions

[HRW] Beirut -The Egyptian army has vastly expanded widespread destruction of homes, commercial buildings, and farms in the North Sinai governorate since February 9, 2018, as part of its military campaign against an affiliate of the Islamic State group…

[HRW] Beirut -The Egyptian army has vastly expanded widespread destruction of homes, commercial buildings, and farms in the North Sinai governorate since February 9, 2018, as part of its military campaign against an affiliate of the Islamic State group there, Human Rights Watch said today. The new destruction, including hundreds of hectares of farmland and at least 3,000 homes and commercial buildings, together with 600 buildings destroyed in January, is the largest since the army officially began evictions in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Kavekotora Faction to Appeal Nambinga Ruling

[Namibian] RALLY for Democracy and Progress (RDP) secretary general Mike Kavekotora said disgruntled party members will appeal against the High Court judgement that overturned a vote of no confidence in party president Jeremiah Nambinga last month.

[Namibian] RALLY for Democracy and Progress (RDP) secretary general Mike Kavekotora said disgruntled party members will appeal against the High Court judgement that overturned a vote of no confidence in party president Jeremiah Nambinga last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

12 Years Without an Execution – Is Govt Ready to Abolish Death Penalty?

[The Conversation Africa] At the end of 2017, the world watched with keen interest as President Robert Mugabe was deposed after 37 years of ruinous rule, and replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, who promised “a new democracy”.

[The Conversation Africa] At the end of 2017, the world watched with keen interest as President Robert Mugabe was deposed after 37 years of ruinous rule, and replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, who promised "a new democracy".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Guarantee Free Tertiary Education – Students Union

[Namibian] THE chairperson of the Southern African Students Union (Sasu), Thabo Moloja, has urged all southern African countries to introduce policies that would enable students to access free tertiary education.

[Namibian] THE chairperson of the Southern African Students Union (Sasu), Thabo Moloja, has urged all southern African countries to introduce policies that would enable students to access free tertiary education.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Opposition Party Launches War of Words Against Cape Town Mayor

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Official opposition party the Democratic Alliance (DA) has initiated a strategy against Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille called the “Let’s Talk Campaign”, using pamphlets detailing the party’s reasons for taking legal action aga…

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Official opposition party the Democratic Alliance (DA) has initiated a strategy against Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille called the "Let's Talk Campaign", using pamphlets detailing the party's reasons for taking legal action against her, IOL reports.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Nigeria Must Borrow to Fund Budget, Capital Projects – Official

[Premium Times] The Director-General of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Patience Oniha, on Monday said the Nigerian government must take loans to fund the budget and capital projects.

[Premium Times] The Director-General of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Patience Oniha, on Monday said the Nigerian government must take loans to fund the budget and capital projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha – When Abuse Allegations Go Public

[allAfrica] Cape Town -All that glitters is not gold. This is so true when we thought Wololo hitmaker Babes Wodumo and Big Nuz lead singer Mampintsha’s relationship was #baegoals.

[allAfrica] Cape Town -All that glitters is not gold. This is so true when we thought Wololo hitmaker Babes Wodumo and Big Nuz lead singer Mampintsha's relationship was #baegoals.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa