Maina – I Want Open Trial or Nothing – Malami

[Vanguard] Abuja -Buoyed by rising confidence that he breached no laws in the reinstatement of wanted ex-Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubaka…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Buoyed by rising confidence that he breached no laws in the reinstatement of wanted ex-Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has rejected the idea of a secret probe by the Senate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidency Welcomes the Viewing of President Zuma’s Declaration of Interests

[Govt of SA] The Presidency welcomes the visit to the Union Buildings today by the leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance, Mr Mmusi Maimane, to view the public part of President Jacob Zuma’s declaration of interests in line with the provisions of…

[Govt of SA] The Presidency welcomes the visit to the Union Buildings today by the leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance, Mr Mmusi Maimane, to view the public part of President Jacob Zuma's declaration of interests in line with the provisions of the Executive Ethics Code.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South African President’s Last Ditch Effort to Ram Through a Nuclear Power Deal

[The Conversation Africa] University of Johannesburg -South African President Jacob Zuma’s term of office has been characterised by an absence of vision and associated initiatives. Zuma is instead known for his inaction and overt stalling tactics. Exam…

[The Conversation Africa] University of Johannesburg -South African President Jacob Zuma's term of office has been characterised by an absence of vision and associated initiatives. Zuma is instead known for his inaction and overt stalling tactics. Examples include delays in setting up the State Capture Commission of Inquiry, announcing a new board for the state broadcaster, and delaying the release of a report on the future of university fees.

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Benue Govt Debunks Alleged Death of Fulani Herdsman

[This Day] Makurdi -Benue state government has refuted claims in a section of the media that a herdsman reportedly committed suicide a few days ago, by jumping into River Benue as a result of the alleged loss of some of his cows in Logo local governmen…

[This Day] Makurdi -Benue state government has refuted claims in a section of the media that a herdsman reportedly committed suicide a few days ago, by jumping into River Benue as a result of the alleged loss of some of his cows in Logo local government area of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Older People in Uganda Struggle to Access Healthcare

[The Conversation Africa] Makerere University -The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 50 years and above instead of 60 to define older people in sub Saharan Africa. This is primarily because of low life expectancy in the region. In addition, pe…

[The Conversation Africa] Makerere University -The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 50 years and above instead of 60 to define older people in sub Saharan Africa. This is primarily because of low life expectancy in the region. In addition, people aged 50 and older have health and functional limitations akin to those experienced by people 60 or above in developed countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Spanking Ruling – Chastisement of a Child Does Not Equal Abuse, Argues Christian Organisation

[Daily Maverick] Spanking a child has been declared illegal in South Africa, thanks to a high court ruling. But now the judgment is being challenged, with an organisattion filing leave to appeal in the hope that another court will come to a different c…

[Daily Maverick] Spanking a child has been declared illegal in South Africa, thanks to a high court ruling. But now the judgment is being challenged, with an organisattion filing leave to appeal in the hope that another court will come to a different conclusion. By PUSELETSO NTHATE.

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Don’t Impose Candidate On Members, Warns Secondus

[This Day] As the race for the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) hots up, one of the aspirants, Uche Secondus, has debunked the insinuation that some people wanted to impose him on the party.

[This Day] As the race for the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) hots up, one of the aspirants, Uche Secondus, has debunked the insinuation that some people wanted to impose him on the party.

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Zuma’s Allies Are Once Again Gung-Ho About Nuclear. Will They Get Their Way?

[The Conversation Africa] University of the Western Cape -South Africa’s nuclear build programme seems to be back on the agenda after earlier indications that it was dead. Recent comments by President Jacob Zuma and his new minister of energy David Mah…

[The Conversation Africa] University of the Western Cape -South Africa's nuclear build programme seems to be back on the agenda after earlier indications that it was dead. Recent comments by President Jacob Zuma and his new minister of energy David Mahlobo, signal a final push to bag the nuclear deal while Zuma is still in power. In December Zuma's term as president of the African National Congress will come to an end when the ruling party elects a new leadership. His term as president of the country ends in 2019. The Conversation Africa's Business and Economy Ed

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Arrest Warrants Issued for Outa, Ruth Odinga for Skipping Court

[Capital FM] Kisumu -Warrants of arrest have been issued for Kisumu Senator Fred Outa and former Deputy Governor Ruth Odinga for failing to appear before the Kisumu Law Courts for mention of a case.

[Capital FM] Kisumu -Warrants of arrest have been issued for Kisumu Senator Fred Outa and former Deputy Governor Ruth Odinga for failing to appear before the Kisumu Law Courts for mention of a case.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya