Command Agriculture – Cabinet Exposes Moyo

[The Herald] Cabinet approved the Command Agriculture Programme on July 20 last year, so the initiative cannot be reduced to fodder for succession politics, the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) has warned. The Cabinet decision, the office said…

[The Herald] Cabinet approved the Command Agriculture Programme on July 20 last year, so the initiative cannot be reduced to fodder for succession politics, the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) has warned. The Cabinet decision, the office said in documents exclusively availed to The Herald, binds every Government minister who took oath of office.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Restructuring – Yoruba in Kogi Want Reunion With South-West

[This Day] Lokoja -Following the call to restructure the Nigerian polity, Okun Development Association (ODA), the umbrella socio-cultural group of the Yoruba people in Kogi State, has set up a committee comprising eminent Okun sons and daughters to amo…

[This Day] Lokoja -Following the call to restructure the Nigerian polity, Okun Development Association (ODA), the umbrella socio-cultural group of the Yoruba people in Kogi State, has set up a committee comprising eminent Okun sons and daughters to among other oversight functions, chart a new course for the Okun nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former IG, Arase Allays Fears Over State Police

[This Day] Former Inspector General of Police (IG), Soloman Arase, has called for the decentralisation of the police force, saying there should not be fears over the calls for the establishment of state police.

[This Day] Former Inspector General of Police (IG), Soloman Arase, has called for the decentralisation of the police force, saying there should not be fears over the calls for the establishment of state police.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fear and Loathing – the ANC’s Enemies Are Everywhere

[Democracy Works] The discussion documents for the ANC’s upcoming fifth policy conference reveal a party that professes a desire for self-correction and renewal but seems to have neither the guts nor the necessary internal balance of forces, to do so. …

[Democracy Works] The discussion documents for the ANC's upcoming fifth policy conference reveal a party that professes a desire for self-correction and renewal but seems to have neither the guts nor the necessary internal balance of forces, to do so. Simultaneously, the documents speak of deepening paranoia and an increasingly authoritarian tendency. In combination, the documents seem to emanate from a parallel universe where the party's interests have become elevated above that of society.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Official Pledges Improvement for Health Sector in Benguela

[ANGOP] Benguela -The governor of the coastal Benguela province Rui Falcão Pinto de Andrade has promised substantial improvements for health sector in the coming times in region.

[ANGOP] Benguela -The governor of the coastal Benguela province Rui Falcão Pinto de Andrade has promised substantial improvements for health sector in the coming times in region.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Doing Business in Nigeria Not As Difficult As Expected -MD, Philip Morris Limited

[Vanguard] In this interview with the Managing Director of Philip Morris Limited, manufacturers of Malboro and L & M brand of cigarettes, Mr. Cosken KaganDicle, explains why the company established a manufacturing plant in Nigeria despite the challenges of operating environment, among other issues.

[Vanguard] In this interview with the Managing Director of Philip Morris Limited, manufacturers of Malboro and L & M brand of cigarettes, Mr. Cosken KaganDicle, explains why the company established a manufacturing plant in Nigeria despite the challenges of operating environment, among other issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Legislature and Governance – Towards Presidential Centralism

[Democracy Works] What’s expected in a discussion document on legislature and governance for the upcoming African National Congress (ANC) policy conference is an identification of the challenges and pressures that threaten democracy and democratic gove…

[Democracy Works] What's expected in a discussion document on legislature and governance for the upcoming African National Congress (ANC) policy conference is an identification of the challenges and pressures that threaten democracy and democratic governance in South Africa today; and then proposing tangible and realistic policy solutions to resolve these, through the relevant structures be it the national, provincial and local legislatures and executives.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ibrahim Mahmoud Informed On Situations in West Kordufan

[SNA] Khartoum -The Deputy chairman of the Party’s Affairs of the National Congress Party, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid got assured during his meeting, Wednesday, at his office with the Wali Governor of West Darfur state, Abu Algassim Amin Baraka on …

[SNA] Khartoum -The Deputy chairman of the Party's Affairs of the National Congress Party, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid got assured during his meeting, Wednesday, at his office with the Wali Governor of West Darfur state, Abu Algassim Amin Baraka on the security situation and stability in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan