Review – ‘This Land’ Is Whose Land, Exactly?

[Daily Maverick] A documentary touring South Africa and which premieres in Johannesburg this weekend takes a tough look at land restitution – or rather, the lack thereof. It poses one key question: in a fresh round of forced removals in rural South Afr…

[Daily Maverick] A documentary touring South Africa and which premieres in Johannesburg this weekend takes a tough look at land restitution - or rather, the lack thereof. It poses one key question: in a fresh round of forced removals in rural South Africa, whose land, exactly, is being fought for?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Assembly Orders Payment of Compensation to Owners of Land Acquired By NAF

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the state governor Abdulfattah Ahmed to direct the state Bureau of Lands to pay compensation to rightful owners of lands acquired for the Ilorin command of the Nigerian Air Force, to permane…

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the state governor Abdulfattah Ahmed to direct the state Bureau of Lands to pay compensation to rightful owners of lands acquired for the Ilorin command of the Nigerian Air Force, to permanently address the land dispute at Alagbado Community Eiyenkorin area of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ivory Scam – Shame As Uganda Apologises to China

[Observer] The government of Uganda has offered an apology to China in a bid to calm heightened diplomatic tensions after President Museveni mistakenly named two Chinese ‘diplomats’ in the illegal sale of ivory in a May 2 letter.

[Observer] The government of Uganda has offered an apology to China in a bid to calm heightened diplomatic tensions after President Museveni mistakenly named two Chinese 'diplomats' in the illegal sale of ivory in a May 2 letter.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Twitter Slams Tsvangirai Over ‘Removing Mugabe’ Posts

[News24Wire] Twitter is not reacting kindly to Morgan Tsvangirai’s reappearance on his Twitter account this weekend, when he said his aim for next year’s election was to remove longtime president Robert Mugabe.

[News24Wire] Twitter is not reacting kindly to Morgan Tsvangirai's reappearance on his Twitter account this weekend, when he said his aim for next year's election was to remove longtime president Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Protea Shambles – Out-Batted, Out-Bowled and Out of Another ICC Event

[Daily Maverick] That old chestnut of being unable to perform under pressure in ICC sanctioned events gave South Africa the heebie jeebies against India on Sunday. A run out so bizarre that it will replace the memory of the Klusener-Donald affair prett…

[Daily Maverick] That old chestnut of being unable to perform under pressure in ICC sanctioned events gave South Africa the heebie jeebies against India on Sunday. A run out so bizarre that it will replace the memory of the Klusener-Donald affair pretty much summed-up the team's woes when it comes to knock-out games. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa