From Emancipation to Growth and Development

[Namibia Economist] Africa Day and the 55th anniversary of the African Union almost coincided when the Windhoek-based diplomatic community hesitated to celebrate either the one or the other. Eventually, the gala dinner to celebrate Africa Day, was move…

[Namibia Economist] Africa Day and the 55th anniversary of the African Union almost coincided when the Windhoek-based diplomatic community hesitated to celebrate either the one or the other. Eventually, the gala dinner to celebrate Africa Day, was moved to this week Monday, where a colourful motley of diplomatic staff and government dignitaries celebrated the anniversary of the turning point in Africa's history.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Affront to Democracy – Keita Describes Writ Featured

[The Capitol Times] Child rights activist Abraham M. Keita has openly referred to the writ of arrest coming from the Monrovia City Court as an affront to democracy in Liberia.

[The Capitol Times] Child rights activist Abraham M. Keita has openly referred to the writ of arrest coming from the Monrovia City Court as an affront to democracy in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CDC Left Me for a Non-Partisan – Former Lawmaker Reveals

[The Capitol Times] A former lawmaker of the Congress for Democratic Change, Regina Sokan Teah, has accused the party of selecting a non-partisan ahead of her in the 2011’s primaries.

[The Capitol Times] A former lawmaker of the Congress for Democratic Change, Regina Sokan Teah, has accused the party of selecting a non-partisan ahead of her in the 2011's primaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Buhari, Biafra and the Burden of a Date

[Guardian] It was significant that Nigeria was marking two years of the Buhari regime and 50 years anniversary of the declaration of the Republic of Biafra at the same period. Both events remind us of the slow process of learning and the inevitability …

[Guardian] It was significant that Nigeria was marking two years of the Buhari regime and 50 years anniversary of the declaration of the Republic of Biafra at the same period. Both events remind us of the slow process of learning and the inevitability of change. General Muhammadu Buhari, our President, was one of the thousands of young soldiers who participated in the Civil War. He was young then like most of the combatants. Even the commanders-in-chief on both sides were young men. On the federal side was the straig

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Free State, Second Business Robbery Suspect Arrested

[SAPS] A 29 year old man who was part of a group which allegedly shot and wounded a foreign businessman (32) on 26 April this year has been captured after living on the run for over a month. He and three other assailants swooped down on a tuckshop in B…

[SAPS] A 29 year old man who was part of a group which allegedly shot and wounded a foreign businessman (32) on 26 April this year has been captured after living on the run for over a month. He and three other assailants swooped down on a tuckshop in Bohlokong's Extension 2. The victim was shot and the shop left in ruins with cigarettes, groceries, airtime vouchers, and cash scattered on the floor. Upon discharge of the victim from a local hospital, several items were confirmed as stolen.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenyans Forced Off Tea Highlands By British Colonialists Seek Justice

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kericho -In a roadside cafe in Kenya’s majestic highlands, Elly Sigilai cradled a steaming mug of tea and recalled how 17 relatives died after British colonialists ousted them in 1934 to plant tea on their family land.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kericho -In a roadside cafe in Kenya's majestic highlands, Elly Sigilai cradled a steaming mug of tea and recalled how 17 relatives died after British colonialists ousted them in 1934 to plant tea on their family land.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Water and Sanitation Hosts Integrated Water Quality Symposium

[Govt of SA] The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is today hosting a symposium on one of the critical business aspects of the department, aptly titled “Integrated Water Quality Symposium”, whose theme is: Taking Innovation Into Practice.

[Govt of SA] The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is today hosting a symposium on one of the critical business aspects of the department, aptly titled "Integrated Water Quality Symposium", whose theme is: Taking Innovation Into Practice.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘The 3rd Will’ Cast Celebrates Zambezi Magic Milestone

[Namibian] Stars of the Namibian drama ‘The 3rd Will’ celebrated a major milestone at the MultiChoice Namibia headquarters in Windhoek on Monday, as the show will now be featured on Zambezi Magic. The glitzy premiere saw media houses gather in numbers …

[Namibian] Stars of the Namibian drama 'The 3rd Will' celebrated a major milestone at the MultiChoice Namibia headquarters in Windhoek on Monday, as the show will now be featured on Zambezi Magic. The glitzy premiere saw media houses gather in numbers to watch the first episode of the show, and according to the executive producer, Frans Kruger, it has evolved greatly.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

What Chatham House, Ti’s Reports Say About Corruption in Nigeria

[Daily Trust] Recently, two international agencies, Chatham House and Transparency International (TI), both from the United Kingdom, released their reports on corruption in Nigeria, which they said remains ubiquitous in the functioning of the country’s…

[Daily Trust] Recently, two international agencies, Chatham House and Transparency International (TI), both from the United Kingdom, released their reports on corruption in Nigeria, which they said remains ubiquitous in the functioning of the country's society and economic life.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria