Rachel Dolezal – Why Ignoring the Painful Past of ‘Passing’ Is Indefensible

[The Conversation Africa] In 2015, American Rachel Dolezal captured the public imagination when the media discovered that she was white and had been passing as black for nearly a decade.

[The Conversation Africa] In 2015, American Rachel Dolezal captured the public imagination when the media discovered that she was white and had been passing as black for nearly a decade.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stop Wasting Your Lives, Cleric Admonishes Nigerian Youths

[Vanguard] A clergy, Pastor Benjamin Adesanya of Word of Life Church, Amilegbe, Ilorin, has advised the youths to plan and be well focused in life, so as not to waste their youthful years.

[Vanguard] A clergy, Pastor Benjamin Adesanya of Word of Life Church, Amilegbe, Ilorin, has advised the youths to plan and be well focused in life, so as not to waste their youthful years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Politicians’ Opinions Diverge On Constitution Amendment

[Iwacu] On 15 March, the Burundian president signed a decree on the mandate, the composition, and the functioning of the National Commission in charge of proposing the amendment to the Burundian Constitution. Some politicians say it is not a propitious…

[Iwacu] On 15 March, the Burundian president signed a decree on the mandate, the composition, and the functioning of the National Commission in charge of proposing the amendment to the Burundian Constitution. Some politicians say it is not a propitious time to change it.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

River Niger Dredging Jonathan Paid N34 Billion for Is Being Executed By Buhari With N100 Million – Amaechi

[Premium Times] The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of wasting N34 billion on the dredging of the River Niger.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of wasting N34 billion on the dredging of the River Niger.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Paje Receives Queens Baton Relay Torch

[Botswana Daily News] Serowe -Communications and marketing manager for Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) for Africa region, Lame Ramokate says the Queens baton unites commonwealth countries and signifies the start of the Commonwealth Games.

[Botswana Daily News] Serowe -Communications and marketing manager for Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) for Africa region, Lame Ramokate says the Queens baton unites commonwealth countries and signifies the start of the Commonwealth Games.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Opposition Regional Chairs Shoot Down Kaliwo’s Convention Call

[Nyasa Times] The main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Regional Chairmen on Thursday took turns rejecting calls from their secretary general Gustav Kaliwo and his deputy Chatonda Kaunda that t he party would be holding a national convention from…

[Nyasa Times] The main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Regional Chairmen on Thursday took turns rejecting calls from their secretary general Gustav Kaliwo and his deputy Chatonda Kaunda that t he party would be holding a national convention from July 7 to 9 this year following growing concerns with the leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Domestic Violence – Nollywood Actress Mercy Aigbe Writes Open Letter to Estranged Husband

[Premium Times] Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, has written an open letter to her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry, after he, in an interview, allegedly said she is mentally unstable.

[Premium Times] Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, has written an open letter to her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry, after he, in an interview, allegedly said she is mentally unstable.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kgosi Hails Khama

[Botswana Daily News] Monong -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has donated blankets, chairs and Bibles to Monong residents during a kgotla meeting at the settlement on Thursday.

[Botswana Daily News] Monong -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has donated blankets, chairs and Bibles to Monong residents during a kgotla meeting at the settlement on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana