ASUU Leaders Meet Today to Take Definite Position On Strike

[Premium Times] The striking university teachers, ASUU, will today, Thursday, declare their position on the offer made to them by the Federal Government towards ending their strike.

[Premium Times] The striking university teachers, ASUU, will today, Thursday, declare their position on the offer made to them by the Federal Government towards ending their strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Education Week Begins November 13

[Guardian] The much-anticipated Nigeria Education Week (NEW), a project involving Guardian Newspapers Limited and Books and Sports will kick off in Porthacourt, Rivers State capital on November 13.

[Guardian] The much-anticipated Nigeria Education Week (NEW), a project involving Guardian Newspapers Limited and Books and Sports will kick off in Porthacourt, Rivers State capital on November 13.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is It Time to Declare President Muhammadu Buhari a Failure?

[This is Africa] Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was voted into power promising change and Nigerians were hopeful. The country wanted corruption eradicated, poverty reduced and lives improved, but the hope is fading. Currently, the Nigerian Army i…

[This is Africa] Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was voted into power promising change and Nigerians were hopeful. The country wanted corruption eradicated, poverty reduced and lives improved, but the hope is fading. Currently, the Nigerian Army is accused of extra-judicial killings in south-eastern region, where members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) mostly reside. Poverty is rife and economy is struggling. Is it time to declare Buhari a failure?

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wide Reforms Needed to Have Credible Elections. but It May Be Too Late

[The Conversation Africa] Zimbabwe’s Constitution requires it to hold elections by July 2018. It seems unlikely that the country’s political system will be reformed in time to ensure the election is free and fair. The opposition will therefore be at a …

[The Conversation Africa] Zimbabwe's Constitution requires it to hold elections by July 2018. It seems unlikely that the country's political system will be reformed in time to ensure the election is free and fair. The opposition will therefore be at a disadvantage again. It seems to have abandoned its calls for reform and is focusing on building coalitions.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Civilians ‘Direct Targets’ As Conflict Spreads

[IPS] United Nations -Rape, torture, pillage, murder and forced displacement by the Union for Peace in Central Africa (UPC) rebel forces are the new horrifying realities faced by communities in Basse-Kotto, Central African Republic, according to the pr…

[IPS] United Nations -Rape, torture, pillage, murder and forced displacement by the Union for Peace in Central Africa (UPC) rebel forces are the new horrifying realities faced by communities in Basse-Kotto, Central African Republic, according to the prominent London-based human rights group Amnesty International.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Cops Ban Brutality Day Commemorations

[New Zimbabwe] Police have banned the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) from commemorating its Police Brutality Day, also known as September 13, saying they did not know the significance of the event.

[New Zimbabwe] Police have banned the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) from commemorating its Police Brutality Day, also known as September 13, saying they did not know the significance of the event.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Neck Broken in Alimony Brawl

[New Zimbabwe] Masvingo -A woman landed herself in court after she severely assaulted her husband’s ex-wife for pestering the couple demanding child maintenance money, a magistrate heard Tuesday.

[New Zimbabwe] Masvingo -A woman landed herself in court after she severely assaulted her husband's ex-wife for pestering the couple demanding child maintenance money, a magistrate heard Tuesday.

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Minister Muthambi Clarifies Misleading Reports

[SAnews.gov.za] Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi has appeared before the Portfolio Committee where she clarified misleading reports that she was dodging Parliament and refusing to account.

[SAnews.gov.za] Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi has appeared before the Portfolio Committee where she clarified misleading reports that she was dodging Parliament and refusing to account.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa