Weah Hails Ellen’s Efforts

[New Republic] President George Weah has commended former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for what he calls ‘laying the foundation for his government’.

[New Republic] President George Weah has commended former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for what he calls 'laying the foundation for his government'.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mandela’s Davos Experience – Will Ramaphosa Face the Same?

[Daily Maverick] It’s 2018, Cyril Ramaphosa, now ANC President, arguably Madiba’s favourite son, is in Davos to sell ANC policies. There is no doubt that Ramaphosa will get similar calls from world leaders as Madiba did when he attended Davos, but this…

[Daily Maverick] It's 2018, Cyril Ramaphosa, now ANC President, arguably Madiba's favourite son, is in Davos to sell ANC policies. There is no doubt that Ramaphosa will get similar calls from world leaders as Madiba did when he attended Davos, but this time it will be around expropriation of land without compensation instead of nationalisation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

EFCC Goes After Its Own

[This Day] The suspended commander of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Academy, Mr Ayo Peter Olowonihi, is seeking judicial help after he was humiliated out of office by the leadership of the commission.

[This Day] The suspended commander of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Academy, Mr Ayo Peter Olowonihi, is seeking judicial help after he was humiliated out of office by the leadership of the commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Notes From the House – Parliamentary Eskom Inquiry to Run Parallel to Zuma’s State Capture Probe

[Daily Maverick] The first day back at Parliament after the end-of-year recess will see its inquiry into State Capture resuming where it left off in December. The only difference now is that after President Jacob Zuma’s extraordinary somersault, conven…

[Daily Maverick] The first day back at Parliament after the end-of-year recess will see its inquiry into State Capture resuming where it left off in December. The only difference now is that after President Jacob Zuma’s extraordinary somersault, conveniently on the eve of the NEC meeting that was expected to discuss his future, it has been announced at last that plans are in place to establish an official Commission of Inquiry. By MOIRA LEVY.

2017, the Third Hottest Year On Record

[New Era] Windhoek -According to temperature data released last week, last year was the third hottest year on record. The data shows that the global surface temperature of such levels was last seen in pre-industrial times, and scientists are certain th…

[New Era] Windhoek -According to temperature data released last week, last year was the third hottest year on record. The data shows that the global surface temperature of such levels was last seen in pre-industrial times, and scientists are certain that humanity's fossil fuel-burning is to blame. The data, published last week, means the last three years have been the hottest trio ever seen.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Terminally Ill Pensioner Rescued and Hospitalised

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The 63-year-old pensioner who is terminally ill and living in isolation in the desert, about 18 kilomtres from Walvis Bay, was last week evacuated from the desert to Walvis Bay State Hospital. The pensioner, Christian Potgieter, i…

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The 63-year-old pensioner who is terminally ill and living in isolation in the desert, about 18 kilomtres from Walvis Bay, was last week evacuated from the desert to Walvis Bay State Hospital. The pensioner, Christian Potgieter, is battling three types of cancers and has not been receiving treatment for years. Potgieter has since February 2016 lived in a deplorable state in an old caravan, without access to clean water and sanitation.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Omuthiya Welcomes New N$8 Million Sports Field

[New Era] Omuthiya -Dusty and pot-holed sports fields will now become a thing of the past for residents of Omuthiya as they on Sunday welcomed a newly completed modern ground worth N$8 million, fitted with an artificial turf.

[New Era] Omuthiya -Dusty and pot-holed sports fields will now become a thing of the past for residents of Omuthiya as they on Sunday welcomed a newly completed modern ground worth N$8 million, fitted with an artificial turf.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia