Exit of a Human Rights Defender

[This Day] Segun James revisits the life and times of Olu Onagoruwa?, a human rights defender, whose decision to work for the late military dictator, Sani Abacha, as Attorney General of the Federation, resulted in a reversal of fortunes in his politica…

[This Day] Segun James revisits the life and times of Olu Onagoruwa?, a human rights defender, whose decision to work for the late military dictator, Sani Abacha, as Attorney General of the Federation, resulted in a reversal of fortunes in his political and personal life

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Safaricom’s M-Pesa Boss Quits After a Year

[East African] Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom has announced that its head of M-Pesa has exited the company at a critical time when the firm is undertaking a major upgrade of the mobile money platform.

[East African] Kenya's telco giant Safaricom has announced that its head of M-Pesa has exited the company at a critical time when the firm is undertaking a major upgrade of the mobile money platform.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

We Need More Engineer Entrepreneurs Than Engineer Job Seekers – Obasanjo

[Vanguard] Africa needs engineering competences in problem solving, design and analytical thinking to overcome its socio-economic development challenges, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said.

[Vanguard] Africa needs engineering competences in problem solving, design and analytical thinking to overcome its socio-economic development challenges, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Can Repair Desalination Plants – Govt

[New Era] Windhoek -The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has denied reports suggesting it lacks the capacity to fix two solar-powered desalination plants set up to supply potable water to Amarika and Akutsima in the Omusati Region.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has denied reports suggesting it lacks the capacity to fix two solar-powered desalination plants set up to supply potable water to Amarika and Akutsima in the Omusati Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Good Reason to Worry About Election

[AfricaFocus] “Like Nairobi’s infamous matatus, the election is barreling along, many times on the wrong side of the law, the noise and vitriol of the campaigns drowning out common sense. For the terrified passengers, whether they — and Kenya — arriv…

[AfricaFocus] "Like Nairobi's infamous matatus, the election is barreling along, many times on the wrong side of the law, the noise and vitriol of the campaigns drowning out common sense. For the terrified passengers, whether they -- and Kenya -- arrive at the other side in one piece seems to be coming down to a wing and a prayer." - Patrick Gathara

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why South Africa’s Communists Need to Cut the ANC Umbilical Cord. or Perish

[The Conversation Africa] The South African Communist Party (SACP) resolved at its recent 14th Congress to contest future elections in the country independent of the African National Congress (ANC), its dominant alliance partner.

[The Conversation Africa] The South African Communist Party (SACP) resolved at its recent 14th Congress to contest future elections in the country independent of the African National Congress (ANC), its dominant alliance partner.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa