PDP Convention – the Winners and Losers

[This Day] After every contest, winners and losers must emerge. Olawale Olaleye identifies those who won and lost at last Saturday’s National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party

[This Day] After every contest, winners and losers must emerge. Olawale Olaleye identifies those who won and lost at last Saturday's National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mind the (Food) Gap

[Daily Maverick] By the middle of this century, the world’s farmers will have another 2.4-billion mouths to feed, half of which will be in Africa. But if we only focus on producing more calories of food per hectare, and throttling back population growt…

[Daily Maverick] By the middle of this century, the world's farmers will have another 2.4-billion mouths to feed, half of which will be in Africa. But if we only focus on producing more calories of food per hectare, and throttling back population growth in order to fill the gap, we won't address the more complex reasons why our modern food system leaves us hungry, heavy, and sick, argues science writer LEONIE JOUBERT.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S. Ambassador Explains Why Nigeria Not Part of G-20

[This Day] Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, on Monday said abysmal economic performance and over-reliance on petrodollars formed the core reasons Nigeria had not been invited to join G-20, an international forum of the wor…

[This Day] Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, on Monday said abysmal economic performance and over-reliance on petrodollars formed the core reasons Nigeria had not been invited to join G-20, an international forum of the world's largest advanced and emerging economies.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Role of Youths in Nation-Building

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has already started taking baby steps towards socio-economic transformation, with President Emmerson Mnangagwa charming everyone with simple, but effective measures to change things in his first few days in office.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has already started taking baby steps towards socio-economic transformation, with President Emmerson Mnangagwa charming everyone with simple, but effective measures to change things in his first few days in office.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Northern Cape Police Captain Arrested for Fraud, Money Laundering

[News24Wire] A police captain and a former administrative officer at the Springbok SAPS in the Northern Cape have been arrested on charges of fraud, money laundering and theft, the Hawks said on Monday.

[News24Wire] A police captain and a former administrative officer at the Springbok SAPS in the Northern Cape have been arrested on charges of fraud, money laundering and theft, the Hawks said on Monday.

In Landmark Ruling, Appeal Court Says EFCC Lacks Powers to Prosecute Judges

[This Day] Abuja and Lagos -In a landmark ruling, the Court of Appeal in Lagos Monday held that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) does not have the powers to investigate or prosecute a serving judicial officer and struck out the crimi…

[This Day] Abuja and Lagos -In a landmark ruling, the Court of Appeal in Lagos Monday held that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) does not have the powers to investigate or prosecute a serving judicial officer and struck out the criminal charges filed by the commission against a serving judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Painkillers, Kidney Disease Increase Obesity, Diabetes Risk

[Guardian] New research from the largest study of its kind reveals patients taking painkillers alongside medication for heart disease, stroke or diabetes are 95 per cent more likely to become obese as the sedative drugs make people inactive and affect …

[Guardian] New research from the largest study of its kind reveals patients taking painkillers alongside medication for heart disease, stroke or diabetes are 95 per cent more likely to become obese as the sedative drugs make people inactive and affect their metabolism.

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Stressed Migrants Eager to Rebuild Lives in ‘New’ Zimbabwe

[CAJ News] Harare/Bulawayo -SOME 100 Zimbabwean nationals illegally living in South Africa have voluntarily returned from the neighbouring country following a change of government in Zimbabwe.

[CAJ News] Harare/Bulawayo -SOME 100 Zimbabwean nationals illegally living in South Africa have voluntarily returned from the neighbouring country following a change of government in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe