Herdsmen and Our Collective Helplessness

[Guardian] In this article I am arguing that as willing as President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Nasir El-Rufai and all security personnel may be in stopping the menace of the Fulani herdsmen, they cannot, because it is a racial attitude that goes beyon…

[Guardian] In this article I am arguing that as willing as President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Nasir El-Rufai and all security personnel may be in stopping the menace of the Fulani herdsmen, they cannot, because it is a racial attitude that goes beyond their authority, their individual preferences and socialisation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shots Fired at Cape Peninsula University of Technology Campus

[News24Wire] Staff members, including academics, at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s (CPUT) Cape Town campus have fled from the campus after shots were fired during a violent protest by a group of students on Thursday morning.

[News24Wire] Staff members, including academics, at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's (CPUT) Cape Town campus have fled from the campus after shots were fired during a violent protest by a group of students on Thursday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire Sign Eight Cooperation Agreements

[New Dawn] Relations between Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire have reached new heights with the revival of the Joint Commission and the signing of several cooperation agreements aimed at strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation between both countries.

[New Dawn] Relations between Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire have reached new heights with the revival of the Joint Commission and the signing of several cooperation agreements aimed at strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation between both countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Integrate Informal Waste Pickers Into the Mainstream Economy

[Daily Maverick] The waste sector has the potential to contribute meaningfully towards GDP and economic growth and we are exploring new, innovative ways of building its capacity and creating opportunities for new entrants.

[Daily Maverick] The waste sector has the potential to contribute meaningfully towards GDP and economic growth and we are exploring new, innovative ways of building its capacity and creating opportunities for new entrants.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Pension Fund ‘Not Funding’ National Carrier

[News24Wire] The Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) assured its members, pensioners and beneficiaries that it has not received any proposal to help fund South African Airways (SAA).

[News24Wire] The Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) assured its members, pensioners and beneficiaries that it has not received any proposal to help fund South African Airways (SAA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ukrainian, Ghanaians, Pakistani, Others Remanded in Nigerian Prison for Oil Theft

[Premium Times] Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court Sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has remanded nine foreigners and two Nigerians in Port Harcourt’s prison for alleged oil theft.

[Premium Times] Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court Sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has remanded nine foreigners and two Nigerians in Port Harcourt's prison for alleged oil theft.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former Finance Minister Once More in Police Unit’s Sights

[Daily Maverick] When he isn’t under attack from President Jacob Zuma’s sons hurling insults at him while he delivers a speech or sending him defamatory letters, Pravin Gordhan also has to ward off the ANC’s Youth and Women’s leagues. And now, just to …

[Daily Maverick] When he isn't under attack from President Jacob Zuma's sons hurling insults at him while he delivers a speech or sending him defamatory letters, Pravin Gordhan also has to ward off the ANC's Youth and Women's leagues. And now, just to make certain that Gordhan does not rest easy, the Hawks have revived an old investigation with regard to a SARS investigative unit established when Gordhan was commissioner. And for good measure, the Hawks also want an affidavit from former Finance Minster Trevor Manuel. By M

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Not Just Nationalise the Reserve Bank? – Governor

[News24Wire] “Why not just nationalise the SA Reserve Bank (SARB)?” governor of the SA Reserve Bank (SARB) Lesetja Kganyago asked during his public lecture at the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership on Wednesday evening.

[News24Wire] "Why not just nationalise the SA Reserve Bank (SARB)?" governor of the SA Reserve Bank (SARB) Lesetja Kganyago asked during his public lecture at the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership on Wednesday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Top Boko Haram Commanders Killed in Military Operation – Official

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army said on Thursday it had neutralised several Boko Haram commanders and many of their foot soldiers in the ongoing operation against the insurgents in the North-east.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army said on Thursday it had neutralised several Boko Haram commanders and many of their foot soldiers in the ongoing operation against the insurgents in the North-east.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria