High Hopes As Nation Celebrates 38th Independence Anniversary

[The Herald] Zimbabwe celebrates its 38th anniversary of independence across the country today amid euphoria that the country has since November 24 last year laid a firm foundation for massive economic take-off. President Mnangagwa’s coming into office…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe celebrates its 38th anniversary of independence across the country today amid euphoria that the country has since November 24 last year laid a firm foundation for massive economic take-off. President Mnangagwa's coming into office has breathed a sense of urgency in terms of economic development, which had all but disappeared under the previous administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Parts of Mahikeng Burn As Protesters Demand Premier Step Down

[News24Wire] Residents in Montshiwa in Mahikeng took to the streets on Wednesday, apparently to demand an end to Supra Mahumapelo’s tenure as premier of the North West.

[News24Wire] Residents in Montshiwa in Mahikeng took to the streets on Wednesday, apparently to demand an end to Supra Mahumapelo's tenure as premier of the North West.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mai-Ndombe Forest ‘Savaged’ As Landless Communities Struggle

[IPS] Inongo -Thousands of logs loaded into makeshift boats at the port of Inongo at Lake Mai-Ndombe stand ready to be transported to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

[IPS] Inongo -Thousands of logs loaded into makeshift boats at the port of Inongo at Lake Mai-Ndombe stand ready to be transported to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

What Kenya Needs to Do to Stop the University Strike Cycle

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya’s public university lecturers are on strike, barely three months after another lengthy work stoppage. Ishmael Munene spoke to Moina Spooner from The Conversation Africa about why the strike is happening and what can be d…

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya's public university lecturers are on strike, barely three months after another lengthy work stoppage. Ishmael Munene spoke to Moina Spooner from The Conversation Africa about why the strike is happening and what can be done to stop the cycle.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Small-Scale Farmers Should Be At the Centre of Land Reform

[The Conversation Africa] Smallholder farming has been neglected over the past 23 years of South Africa’s attempt to redistribute land taken away from black people during the apartheid era. Not one farm acquired for redistribution has been officially s…

[The Conversation Africa] Smallholder farming has been neglected over the past 23 years of South Africa's attempt to redistribute land taken away from black people during the apartheid era. Not one farm acquired for redistribution has been officially sub-divided, despite there being no legal barriers to doing so.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Seibeb Accuses Swapo of Neglecting Kunene

[New Era] Kamanjab -Landless People’s Movement (LPM) chief strategist Henny Seibeb believes the Swapo-led government has neglected Kunene Region for the past decades as no development has taken place in the region.

[New Era] Kamanjab -Landless People's Movement (LPM) chief strategist Henny Seibeb believes the Swapo-led government has neglected Kunene Region for the past decades as no development has taken place in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia