EFF Considers Disciplinary Steps Against Its Mogale City Councillors

[News24Wire] The EFF in the Mogale City council is considering disciplinary proceedings against its councillors who voted with the ANC to adopt the municipality’s budget on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The EFF in the Mogale City council is considering disciplinary proceedings against its councillors who voted with the ANC to adopt the municipality's budget on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Malusi Gigaba’s ‘Inclusive Growth Action Plan’ Is a Huge Disappointment for SA

[DA] Thirty-six days after the economy slipped into recession the Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, has finally announced an “inclusive growth action plan”, comprising of 14 “action items”, 45 “interventions”, spanning seven departments, with specifi…

[DA] Thirty-six days after the economy slipped into recession the Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, has finally announced an "inclusive growth action plan", comprising of 14 "action items", 45 "interventions", spanning seven departments, with specific timelines, for South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ahmed – Councils Face Imminent Collapse

[This Day] In an interview with journalists, Kwara State governor?, Abdulfatai Ahmed, warned that except there is an increase in allocations to local government areas, the third tier of government risks imminent collapse. Hammed Shittu presents the exc…

[This Day] In an interview with journalists, Kwara State governor?, Abdulfatai Ahmed, warned that except there is an increase in allocations to local government areas, the third tier of government risks imminent collapse. Hammed Shittu presents the excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Executive Should Lobby to Have Its Way – Kwankwaso

[Daily Trust] Yola -A former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has hinted that the standoff between the National Assembly and the Presidency over confirmation of nominees may soon end.

[Daily Trust] Yola -A former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has hinted that the standoff between the National Assembly and the Presidency over confirmation of nominees may soon end.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

66 Former Militants Bag Barcelona Sports Institute Scholarships

[This Day] Uyo -No fewer than 66 former Niger Delta militants have been offered scholarships to study sports management fundamentals at the Johan Cruyff Institute in Barcelona.

[This Day] Uyo -No fewer than 66 former Niger Delta militants have been offered scholarships to study sports management fundamentals at the Johan Cruyff Institute in Barcelona.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Demographic Dividend – a Paradigm Shift for Proper Healthcare Provision

[This Day] The age-long saying that health is wealth has not been taken seriously. Consequently, this has plunged Nigeria into what might be referred to as massive population growth without adequate planning, especially in the provision of healthcare s…

[This Day] The age-long saying that health is wealth has not been taken seriously. Consequently, this has plunged Nigeria into what might be referred to as massive population growth without adequate planning, especially in the provision of healthcare services which in turn affects the economy. The continuity of this if not swiftly tackled, will only lead to demographic disaster.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zim Unrest – MDC Vehicle Torched in Wake of Protest March

[News24Wire] Suspected ruling party supporters burnt a vehicle belonging to Zimbabwe’s main opposition MDC party in apparent retaliation for a demonstration it held in Harare, a top party official said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Suspected ruling party supporters burnt a vehicle belonging to Zimbabwe's main opposition MDC party in apparent retaliation for a demonstration it held in Harare, a top party official said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kwara If-K – Relieving the Burden of Infrastructural Devt

[This Day] Hammed Shittu writes about an innovative measure that would help the administration of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed overcome the challenges created by the overall national economic situation and the dwindling federal allocations to Kwara State.

[This Day] Hammed Shittu writes about an innovative measure that would help the administration of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed overcome the challenges created by the overall national economic situation and the dwindling federal allocations to Kwara State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Judge Punishes Evans’ Lawyer for ‘Professional Misconduct’

[Premium Times] Justice Abdulazeez Anka of a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Thursday awarded a cost of N20,000 against Olukoya Ogungbeje, counsel to suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans.

[Premium Times] Justice Abdulazeez Anka of a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Thursday awarded a cost of N20,000 against Olukoya Ogungbeje, counsel to suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria