Zuma’s Deputy Ramaphosa Faces ‘Long Walk’ to Presidency

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed his availability to contest the presidency of the governing ANC at its 54th national conference later this year. He has already secured the endorsement of the South…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed his availability to contest the presidency of the governing ANC at its 54th national conference later this year. He has already secured the endorsement of the South African Congress of Trade Unions (Cosatu).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NUPENG Shuts Down Total PLC Over Sacked Workers

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Thursday ordered stoppage of loading activities at all Total Nig. Ltd., depots nationwide over termination of workers appointment.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Thursday ordered stoppage of loading activities at all Total Nig. Ltd., depots nationwide over termination of workers appointment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Peacekeepers Reported Killed

[Deutsche Welle] At least three Blue Helmets have been killed in separate incidents in the Central African Republic this week. The country continues to be beset by violence following the outbreak of a civil war.

[Deutsche Welle] At least three Blue Helmets have been killed in separate incidents in the Central African Republic this week. The country continues to be beset by violence following the outbreak of a civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Search for Credible Leaders – Presidency Insulting N-Delta – Pandef

[Vanguard] PAN-NIGER Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of monarchs, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of the Niger Delta region, yesterday, said the claim by the Presidency that it was still in search of credible leaders of the region…

[Vanguard] PAN-NIGER Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of monarchs, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of the Niger Delta region, yesterday, said the claim by the Presidency that it was still in search of credible leaders of the region to dialogue with, was an assault on the sensibilities and integrity of the people of the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Embattled Osun Monarch’s Case for Withdrawal Today

[Vanguard] There are strong indications that the Oluwo of Iwo-Oke, Oba Kadiri Adeoye may today drop his case against the Oluwo of of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, a first class traditional ruler in the state following the intervention of the governor o…

[Vanguard] There are strong indications that the Oluwo of Iwo-Oke, Oba Kadiri Adeoye may today drop his case against the Oluwo of of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, a first class traditional ruler in the state following the intervention of the governor of the state, Mr Rauf Aregbesola just as Magistrates's Association of Nigeria, Osun State branch threatened to embark on strike action over the development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fayose’s Removal Plot – APC, PDP Trade Words

[Vanguard] The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has dismissed the allegation by Governor Ayodele Fayose that the party was plotting his removal through the manipulation of the judiciary to re-open Army Panel report on the 2014 governorshi…

[Vanguard] The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has dismissed the allegation by Governor Ayodele Fayose that the party was plotting his removal through the manipulation of the judiciary to re-open Army Panel report on the 2014 governorship poll to have his election victory reversed.

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Reptiles, Weed Take Over Abuja National Stadium As Sports Ministry Staff Abandon Offices

[Vanguard] THE zero budget Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung said his ministry ran in 2016 may have caused the Facilities Department which duty, it is to keep the environment and structures in the Abuja National Stadium and other Stad…

[Vanguard] THE zero budget Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung said his ministry ran in 2016 may have caused the Facilities Department which duty, it is to keep the environment and structures in the Abuja National Stadium and other Stadia in the country unable to perform its duties.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PDP Leadership Tussle – Makarfi Wants a-Court to Deliver Reserved Judgment

[Vanguard] The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has urged the Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State to deliver the reserved judgment on the party’s leadership feud pending before it.

[Vanguard] The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has urged the Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State to deliver the reserved judgment on the party's leadership feud pending before it.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria