N2 Strand Protest Action – 19 Arrested

[News24Wire] Nineteen people have been arrested for public violence during on-going service delivery protests in Lwandle and Nomzamo, Cape Town, on Monday morning, Western Cape police said.

[News24Wire] Nineteen people have been arrested for public violence during on-going service delivery protests in Lwandle and Nomzamo, Cape Town, on Monday morning, Western Cape police said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Uganda’s Misguided Debate

[Independent (Kampala)] Last week the NRM caucus did the expected and recommended the removal of age limits on the presidency so that President Yoweri Museveni can rule for life. With NRM controlling 82% of parliament, the amendment will sail through e…

[Independent (Kampala)] Last week the NRM caucus did the expected and recommended the removal of age limits on the presidency so that President Yoweri Museveni can rule for life. With NRM controlling 82% of parliament, the amendment will sail through easily. There was a hue and cry among Ugandans elites with some people even threatening violence. Yet those fighting this constitutional amendment are fighting a wrong war.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How Nigeria’s Infrastructure Deficit Can Be Quickly Addressed – World Bank

[Vanguard] Abuja -The nation’s infrastructure deficit could be quickly addressed if the Federal Government provides well-articulated guidelines and enabling environment to attract private capital through the Public Private Partnership, PPP, strategy, t…

[Vanguard] Abuja -The nation's infrastructure deficit could be quickly addressed if the Federal Government provides well-articulated guidelines and enabling environment to attract private capital through the Public Private Partnership, PPP, strategy, the World Bank has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SON Raises Alarm Over False Declaration of Imports

[Vanguard] Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Aboloma, has raised an alarm on the recent increase in the cases of false declaration of imports at the country’s entry posts.

[Vanguard] Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Aboloma, has raised an alarm on the recent increase in the cases of false declaration of imports at the country's entry posts.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Our Worsening Poverty Outlook

[Vanguard] When the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, announced that the Gross Domestic Product, GDP, grew by a mere 0.55 per cent in the Second Quarter (Q2) of this year, after declining by -0.91 per cent in the First Quarter (Q1), Nigeria’s officia…

[Vanguard] When the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, announced that the Gross Domestic Product, GDP, grew by a mere 0.55 per cent in the Second Quarter (Q2) of this year, after declining by -0.91 per cent in the First Quarter (Q1), Nigeria's official score-keeper revealed one unpleasant fact which many of us missed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Jonathan, Is Perhaps, the Most Abused in Terms of Hate Speech – Okupe

[Vanguard] Yesterday, the panel at the Vanguard Conference Hall gave varied definitions of Hate Speech. Today the panel articulates on the justification or otherwise of the proposal by the federal administration to push forward a law to regulate Hate S…

[Vanguard] Yesterday, the panel at the Vanguard Conference Hall gave varied definitions of Hate Speech. Today the panel articulates on the justification or otherwise of the proposal by the federal administration to push forward a law to regulate Hate Speech

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Commences Repairs of Roads and Bridges in Lagos

[Vanguard] Following the deplorable state of some federal roads in Lagos State, the federal government has commenced emergency and remedial repair works on some of the roads and bridges in the state.

[Vanguard] Following the deplorable state of some federal roads in Lagos State, the federal government has commenced emergency and remedial repair works on some of the roads and bridges in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria