‘Tenure Extension for CDS, Service Chiefs Stifles Professionalism’

[Guardian] Enugu, Lagos and Abuja -The decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the tenure of the chief of defence staff and service chiefs continues to draw diverse reactions across the country amid allegations that the move has political unde…

[Guardian] Enugu, Lagos and Abuja -The decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the tenure of the chief of defence staff and service chiefs continues to draw diverse reactions across the country amid allegations that the move has political undertones and could undermine the career of other military officers.

Delta 2019 – Need for a Paradigm Shift

[Guardian] The 2019 election politicking has started in earnest and what are my hearing? Urhobos are being marginalised; it is time to have a governor of Urhobo extraction. Delta Central and Delta South have done their eight years; Delta North must do …

[Guardian] The 2019 election politicking has started in earnest and what are my hearing? Urhobos are being marginalised; it is time to have a governor of Urhobo extraction. Delta Central and Delta South have done their eight years; Delta North must do its eight years; if not Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, then another Anioma person. Since 1999 the governorship position in Delta State has managed to rotate among the three senatorial districts. At the superficial level, it looks like it is not planned, because candidates from

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bridge Over Cuvango River in Need of Repair

[ANGOP] Menongue -The bridge over Cuvango river, in Caiundo locality, Menongue Municipality of the south-eastern Cuando Cubango Province, is in need of repair, an intervention that will stop its degradation and prevent the danger such situation can rep…

[ANGOP] Menongue -The bridge over Cuvango river, in Caiundo locality, Menongue Municipality of the south-eastern Cuando Cubango Province, is in need of repair, an intervention that will stop its degradation and prevent the danger such situation can represent.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

New Govt Boosts Business Confidence – CZI

[The Herald] THE country’s manufacturing sector’s business Expectation Diffusion Index (EDI) remains low but there are high expectations from industry that this will grow in 2018 driven by the new political dispensation.

[The Herald] THE country's manufacturing sector's business Expectation Diffusion Index (EDI) remains low but there are high expectations from industry that this will grow in 2018 driven by the new political dispensation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘I Do It for My Future Grandchildren’ – Creator of Iconic Christmas Lights Display

[News24Wire] The prospect of grandchildren is what keeps 63-year-old Schalk Boonzaaier inspired to continue his tradition of lighting up his home in Kleinmond, Western Cape, for the Christmas holidays.

[News24Wire] The prospect of grandchildren is what keeps 63-year-old Schalk Boonzaaier inspired to continue his tradition of lighting up his home in Kleinmond, Western Cape, for the Christmas holidays.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Warn Community About Incidents of Drowning

[SAPS] Potchefstroom: The police in the province are calling on the community to be on high alert during this time of year whereby maximum and hot temperatures are experienced.

[SAPS] Potchefstroom: The police in the province are calling on the community to be on high alert during this time of year whereby maximum and hot temperatures are experienced.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Handball Friendly Moved

[The Herald] THE much-awaited friendly matches between Zimbabwe and Zambia national teams which are part of the Zimbabwe Handball Federation’s first step to revive the senior sides has been moved to next year due to logistical and funding challenges. T…

[The Herald] THE much-awaited friendly matches between Zimbabwe and Zambia national teams which are part of the Zimbabwe Handball Federation's first step to revive the senior sides has been moved to next year due to logistical and funding challenges. The games that would have seen the senior local men and women's teams travelling to Lusaka had been set for last Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Five Suspects Nabbed During Sting Intelligence Led Joint Operations

[SAPS] The Intelligence led Joint operations composed of various Police Units, aimed at cracking various categories of serious crime syndicates as part of the operation festive season, continue to yield positive results.

[SAPS] The Intelligence led Joint operations composed of various Police Units, aimed at cracking various categories of serious crime syndicates as part of the operation festive season, continue to yield positive results.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Head of State Appoints New Assistant Attorneys General

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, on Wednesday appointed four new attorneys general, following proposals from the Higher Council of the Prosecution Department.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, on Wednesday appointed four new attorneys general, following proposals from the Higher Council of the Prosecution Department.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

The Relevance of Political Parties

[The Herald] ONCE in Africa there was a political proposal that for the nation to survive in unity the tribe must die. We here propose the death of the political party in Africa and we must begin by admitting that we are not the first ones to propose t…

[The Herald] ONCE in Africa there was a political proposal that for the nation to survive in unity the tribe must die. We here propose the death of the political party in Africa and we must begin by admitting that we are not the first ones to propose the death of the political parties in the Global South. In a way, the Third Way in Zimbabwe, presumably to be led by some political thinkers has this idea as its mantra.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe