Atiku, the Unbowed Northern Star

[Guardian] So, the magic year 2019 is already here, not any longer in the distant horizon beckoning to all and sundry. The gladiators are rehearsing. Buhari is ready to go. He is only waiting for the INEC whistle. His body language says it. He already …

[Guardian] So, the magic year 2019 is already here, not any longer in the distant horizon beckoning to all and sundry. The gladiators are rehearsing. Buhari is ready to go. He is only waiting for the INEC whistle. His body language says it. He already dropped the hint and estranged Bola Tinubu has suddenly become an ally, a member of presidential delegation and “our” leader, not for now “one of the leaders” of the APC. This was after Tinubu himself had read the handwriting on the wall and threateningly dashed to Akur

Malawi Red Cross Society Sweeps Mwanza Clean

[Malawi News Agency] Mwanza -Youth Club Members of Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) for Mwanza Division on Tuesday were engaged in a cleaning-up exercise of premises surrounding the market at the district hospital, a development that has pleased custome…

[Malawi News Agency] Mwanza -Youth Club Members of Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) for Mwanza Division on Tuesday were engaged in a cleaning-up exercise of premises surrounding the market at the district hospital, a development that has pleased customers and the business community alike.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Supra Is ‘Purging’ Me for Supporting Ramaphosa – NW Deputy Speaker

[News24Wire] The North West legislature’s deputy speaker, Jane Manganye, is defying ANC provincial chair Supra Mahumapelo by refusing several orders that she resign from the position.

[News24Wire] The North West legislature's deputy speaker, Jane Manganye, is defying ANC provincial chair Supra Mahumapelo by refusing several orders that she resign from the position.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Foreign Currency Shortage Hits Day Old Chickens Imports

[263Chat] Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed company, Innscor Africa Limited operations, says the volumes of processed chicken has normalised, but constant supply might be hampered by the acute foreign currency shortages in the country.

[263Chat] Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed company, Innscor Africa Limited operations, says the volumes of processed chicken has normalised, but constant supply might be hampered by the acute foreign currency shortages in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Continued Land Invasions Cause for Concern

[Kubatana.net] The Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) implores the Harare City Council and other responsible authorities to urgently investigate cases of land invasions in Harare that are apparently going on unabated and bring the culprits to…

[Kubatana.net] The Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) implores the Harare City Council and other responsible authorities to urgently investigate cases of land invasions in Harare that are apparently going on unabated and bring the culprits to book.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Life Esidimeni – Gauteng Health Head Dr Selebano Takes ‘Responsibility’

[Daily Maverick] Suspended Gauteng health head Dr Tiego “Barney” Selebano faced tough questions at the Life Esidimeni arbitration on Wednesday for allowing 143 psychiatric patients to die under his watch. By GREG NICOLSON.

[Daily Maverick] Suspended Gauteng health head Dr Tiego "Barney" Selebano faced tough questions at the Life Esidimeni arbitration on Wednesday for allowing 143 psychiatric patients to die under his watch. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Arusha – Civil Society Concerned About Economic Situation

[Iwacu] Following the suggestions given to the Facilitator in the Inter-Burundian dialogue sessions, the members of OLUCOME, PARCEM and SOFEPA (civil society organizations) say they are concerned about the current economic situation in the country. The…

[Iwacu] Following the suggestions given to the Facilitator in the Inter-Burundian dialogue sessions, the members of OLUCOME, PARCEM and SOFEPA (civil society organizations) say they are concerned about the current economic situation in the country. They say Burundi is ranked among the poorest countries in the world, according to the IMF report 2017. "70% of the population lives in extreme poverty and the growth rate is at almost zero while it was at 4.7 in 2014," the document reads.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi