Herdsmen Attack – Remains of Inspector Recovered in Delta

[Vanguard] The remains of a policeman reported missing, following a clash with herdsmen dressed in police uniform on Sunday at Ohoror community, Delta State, was, Tuesday, discovered by locals in the community.

[Vanguard] The remains of a policeman reported missing, following a clash with herdsmen dressed in police uniform on Sunday at Ohoror community, Delta State, was, Tuesday, discovered by locals in the community.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Country’s Mental Health Watchdogs Must Be Given Voice and Teeth

[The Conversation Africa] In February 2017 a report was released about the deaths of multiple mentally ill patients in Gauteng – South Africa’s richest province. We now know that at least 94 vulnerable mentally ill or disabled South Africans died after…

[The Conversation Africa] In February 2017 a report was released about the deaths of multiple mentally ill patients in Gauteng - South Africa's richest province. We now know that at least 94 vulnerable mentally ill or disabled South Africans died after effectively being abandoned by those who, by law, had a duty to ensure their safety and well-being. The Health Ombudsman's report was subtitled: "No Guns: 94+ Silent Deaths and Still Counting".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Better Note-Taking Can Help Students Who Struggle With English

[The Conversation Africa] Starting a university degree can be something of a culture shock. Students enter university after spending years in a closely structured school learning environment. They discover that there’s a different expectation in higher…

[The Conversation Africa] Starting a university degree can be something of a culture shock. Students enter university after spending years in a closely structured school learning environment. They discover that there's a different expectation in higher education: the onus of learning falls mostly on them.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Needs More Than a Coalition to Win the Polls

[ISS] Look at Nigeria, where opposition parties united to form the All Progressive’s Congress, throwing their combined political muscle behind a single leader. Sure enough, their chosen leader, Muhammadu Buhari, is now the President of Nigeria, handily…

[ISS] Look at Nigeria, where opposition parties united to form the All Progressive's Congress, throwing their combined political muscle behind a single leader. Sure enough, their chosen leader, Muhammadu Buhari, is now the President of Nigeria, handily defeating incumbent Goodluck Jonathan in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Role of Ethnicity in Kenyan Politics

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya goes to the polls on August 8. As in previous elections, the roles played by ethnicity and tribalism are likely to be decisive. Experts say politicians beat the drum while many dance to the tune.

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya goes to the polls on August 8. As in previous elections, the roles played by ethnicity and tribalism are likely to be decisive. Experts say politicians beat the drum while many dance to the tune.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UK Envoy Quizzes Minister Over Pastor Mawarire

[New Zimbabwe] UK to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing has quizzed the Information Communication Technology and Courier Services minister, Supa Mandiwanzira, over the arrest of #ThisFlag movement leader Pastor Evan Mawarire.

[New Zimbabwe] UK to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing has quizzed the Information Communication Technology and Courier Services minister, Supa Mandiwanzira, over the arrest of #ThisFlag movement leader Pastor Evan Mawarire.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe