South Africa Is Still Way Behind the Curve On Transforming Land Ownership

[The Conversation Africa] Land is a highly charged and politicised issue all over the world. South Africa, with its history of extreme dispossession through colonialism and apartheid, is no exception.

[The Conversation Africa] Land is a highly charged and politicised issue all over the world. South Africa, with its history of extreme dispossession through colonialism and apartheid, is no exception.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mystery Buyer Pays U.S.$36 Million for Aluko’s New York Penthouse

[Vanguard] A yet-to-be identified buyer has paid $36million for the luxury penthouse at the One57 tower in New York formerly owned by wanted Nigerian oilman Kola Aluko.

[Vanguard] A yet-to-be identified buyer has paid $36million for the luxury penthouse at the One57 tower in New York formerly owned by wanted Nigerian oilman Kola Aluko.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Report on Police Brutality During Polls Concluded

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) says it has concluded investigations into the alleged killing of baby Samantha Pendo, Stephanie Moraa and 11 others by police, following the August 8 General Election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) says it has concluded investigations into the alleged killing of baby Samantha Pendo, Stephanie Moraa and 11 others by police, following the August 8 General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sick Chibok Girls Struggle With School in Dispute Over Medical Bills

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -For the past three weeks, Kolo Adamu has slept on the floor beside her daughter Naomi’s hospital bed in northeast Nigeria, unable to afford the surgery she needs for a kidney condition.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -For the past three weeks, Kolo Adamu has slept on the floor beside her daughter Naomi's hospital bed in northeast Nigeria, unable to afford the surgery she needs for a kidney condition.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Churches Must Reject Grace Mugabe Abuse – Opposition

[New Zimbabwe] The People’s Rainbow Coalition (PRC) led Joice Mujuru has called on church leaders to speak truth to power by challenging the flagrant abuse of human rights by President Robert Mugabe’s government.

[New Zimbabwe] The People's Rainbow Coalition (PRC) led Joice Mujuru has called on church leaders to speak truth to power by challenging the flagrant abuse of human rights by President Robert Mugabe's government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Local Mobile Money Services Bigger Than M-Pesa – Mandiwanzira

[CAJ News] Cape Town -Zimbabwe’s mobile money platforms are forecasted to surpass the impact of the globally-renowned M-PESA launched in East Africa a decade ago. The lofty projections by Supa Mandiwanzira, the Southern African country’s Minister for I…

[CAJ News] Cape Town -Zimbabwe's mobile money platforms are forecasted to surpass the impact of the globally-renowned M-PESA launched in East Africa a decade ago. The lofty projections by Supa Mandiwanzira, the Southern African country's Minister for Information, Communication and Technology and Courier Services, follow the significant growth of EcoCash by Econet Wireless since 2011 and the recent launch of the OneMoney service by NetOne.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugufuli Makes Case for ‘First Oil’ Before 2020

[Oil in Uganda] Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli wants investors, the governments of Uganda and Tanzania to expedite the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). Magufuli argues that the pipeline should be constructed in the…

[Oil in Uganda] Tanzania's President John Pombe Magufuli wants investors, the governments of Uganda and Tanzania to expedite the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). Magufuli argues that the pipeline should be constructed in the shortest time possible instead of waiting until 2020 to realize first oil.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Honorary Fellowship of Mauritius Academy of Science and Technology Conferred to PM

[Government of Mauritius] The Honorary Fellowship of the Mauritius Academy of Science and Technology (MAST) was conferred to the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, during the celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the MAST last week in Réduit, in presence of eminent personalities.

[Government of Mauritius] The Honorary Fellowship of the Mauritius Academy of Science and Technology (MAST) was conferred to the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, during the celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the MAST last week in Réduit, in presence of eminent personalities.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius