Wits Completes 2016 Academic Year, Despite Protests

[News24Wire] The University of the Witwatersrand has completed its 2016 academic year successfully, despite student protests, Vice Chancellor Adam Habib said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The University of the Witwatersrand has completed its 2016 academic year successfully, despite student protests, Vice Chancellor Adam Habib said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Voter Apathy Sparks ‘Vote Selling’

[Deutsche Welle] It’s not uncommon in Ghana for presidential aspirants to buy electoral ballots. But as the country heads to the polls next Wednesday some Ghanaians are demanding money for votes despite a campaign to stop the practise.

[Deutsche Welle] It's not uncommon in Ghana for presidential aspirants to buy electoral ballots. But as the country heads to the polls next Wednesday some Ghanaians are demanding money for votes despite a campaign to stop the practise.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Bond Notes ‘Aren’t Meeting Cash Demand’ – Zim Fin Minister

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s finance minister Patrick Chinamasa says he knows that brand-new “bond notes” aren’t meeting the demand for cash, a newspaper reported on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's finance minister Patrick Chinamasa says he knows that brand-new "bond notes" aren't meeting the demand for cash, a newspaper reported on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nobel Prize Winner Upholds Promise to Leave U.S. After Trump’s Win

[VOA] Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has held true to his promise to leave the United States if Donald Trump won the presidency, announcing Thursday that he has “disengaged” from the U.S. and thrown away his green card.

[VOA] Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has held true to his promise to leave the United States if Donald Trump won the presidency, announcing Thursday that he has "disengaged" from the U.S. and thrown away his green card.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MPs Accuse Chinese Road Company of Blackmail

[Monitor] Parliament -Under pressure to answer questions when he appeared before a parliamentary committee, a Chinese official yesterday angered MPs with the pompous claim that his country could withdraw its ‘assistance’ to Uganda.

[Monitor] Parliament -Under pressure to answer questions when he appeared before a parliamentary committee, a Chinese official yesterday angered MPs with the pompous claim that his country could withdraw its 'assistance' to Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Denies UN Allegations of ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

[Al Jazeera] South Sudan President Salva Kiir denied allegations by the United Nations that ethnic cleansing in the country’s conflict is so bad that the stage is set for genocide.

[Al Jazeera] South Sudan President Salva Kiir denied allegations by the United Nations that ethnic cleansing in the country's conflict is so bad that the stage is set for genocide.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

We Don’t Need You in APC, Lalong Tells Fayose

[This Day] Abuja -The Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has told his Ekiti State counterpart, Governor Ayodele Fayose, to jettison any thought of joining the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) since the party is not in the mood to accommodat…

[This Day] Abuja -The Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has told his Ekiti State counterpart, Governor Ayodele Fayose, to jettison any thought of joining the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) since the party is not in the mood to accommodate his likes in its fold, at least for now.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari – I Remain Committed to Fighting Corruption, Salvaging Economy

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday in Abuja said his administration remained committed to realising the key priorities of securing the country, fighting corruption, and salvaging the economy in spite of current challenges.

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday in Abuja said his administration remained committed to realising the key priorities of securing the country, fighting corruption, and salvaging the economy in spite of current challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria