Grace Mugabe a Typical Criminal, Says Lobby Group

[New Zimbabwe] Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assaulting a young South African model, Gabriella Engels, has been accused by model’s lawyers of acting like a typical criminal who blames the victim for their deeds.

[New Zimbabwe] Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assaulting a young South African model, Gabriella Engels, has been accused by model's lawyers of acting like a typical criminal who blames the victim for their deeds.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

WAEC Results As Metaphor of Collapsing Education Standards in Southwest

[Guardian] For some consecutive years, Nigeria’s Southwest states have stuck out like a sore thumb in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC) with their dismal performance. In this report, Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal, examin…

[Guardian] For some consecutive years, Nigeria's Southwest states have stuck out like a sore thumb in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC) with their dismal performance. In this report, Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal, examines why education in the region, once the bastion of high academic standards, is heading down.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

War Veterans in Anti-Mugabe Election Campaign

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA) has launched an anti-President Robert Mugabe campaign, saying they will be identifying any progressive candidates to support against Zanu PF in next year’s election.

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans' Association (ZNLWVA) has launched an anti-President Robert Mugabe campaign, saying they will be identifying any progressive candidates to support against Zanu PF in next year's election.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria Fails to Tap Human Capital, Ranks

[Guardian] Despite having a huge labour workforce, Nigeria has been ranked 114th out of 130 economies in the overall ranking of its Global Human Capital Index for 2017 by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

[Guardian] Despite having a huge labour workforce, Nigeria has been ranked 114th out of 130 economies in the overall ranking of its Global Human Capital Index for 2017 by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ekiti Judicial Panel to Inspect Projects Under Ex-Governor Fayemi Administration

[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -The judicial panel of inquiry probing the use of Ekiti State funds between October 2010 and October 2014 has said it would visit projects executed during the Governor Kayode Fayemi administration.

[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -The judicial panel of inquiry probing the use of Ekiti State funds between October 2010 and October 2014 has said it would visit projects executed during the Governor Kayode Fayemi administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Restructuring – the Nation Waits for APC

[Guardian] It is remarkable that restructuring has become a discussion point in this newspaper every week. That frequency underscores the fact that reports on the subject actually surface daily from all parts of the country. In other words, the politic…

[Guardian] It is remarkable that restructuring has become a discussion point in this newspaper every week. That frequency underscores the fact that reports on the subject actually surface daily from all parts of the country. In other words, the political topic - restructuring has become an idea that cannot be suppressed anymore. What is more, the office of the citizen, arguably the most important office in any democracy is deeply involved in the hot debate (on restructuring) on all platforms. It is thus fitting that

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Serap to Saraki – Tell Nigerians If It’s True That a Senator Gets Over N3bn Yearly

[Vanguard] Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Bukola Sakari to “urgently explain to Nigerians if it is true that a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion a year.”

[Vanguard] Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Bukola Sakari to "urgently explain to Nigerians if it is true that a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion a year."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria