End of an Era – Johnny Clegg, Pioneer and National Treasure, Bid Farewell to Fans

[Daily Maverick] When a young white immigrant, Johnny Clegg, and a black migrant worker, Sipho Mchunu, first began collaborating musically in apartheid South Africa in the 1970s, the then government, desperate to keep black and white South Africans apa…

[Daily Maverick] When a young white immigrant, Johnny Clegg, and a black migrant worker, Sipho Mchunu, first began collaborating musically in apartheid South Africa in the 1970s, the then government, desperate to keep black and white South Africans apart and culturally cauterised, regarded Clegg's work as "an insult to the Zulu and their culture". So powerful was the music and idea of Juluka (Clegg and Mchunu's first band) that it was regarded as a threat to racial division. Clegg, who is now 63, was diagnosed with pancrea

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

For the Ideal Political Party

[Daily Trust] At this point in the quest for a stable and development-oriented democratic dispensation in Nigeria we must confront the demons haunting the process with a strong determination to move forward without recurring hitches. Since democracy ha…

[Daily Trust] At this point in the quest for a stable and development-oriented democratic dispensation in Nigeria we must confront the demons haunting the process with a strong determination to move forward without recurring hitches. Since democracy has proved to be sustainable and progressive enough to be the most acceptable system of government across the world, our problems with the system must be peculiar to us.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ICRC to Disclose Details On PPP Contracts

[Daily Trust] The Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission (ICRC), in partnership with the World Bank is developing a disclosure framework on public private partnerships contracts.

[Daily Trust] The Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission (ICRC), in partnership with the World Bank is developing a disclosure framework on public private partnerships contracts.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

R6 Billion Needed for Full Grants Takeover – Social Development Minister

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the South African Social Security Agency needs R6bn and up to five years to take full control of the social grants system.

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the South African Social Security Agency needs R6bn and up to five years to take full control of the social grants system.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President’s Health Challenge Should Not Be Celebrated – Cleric

[Daily Trust] Pastor Dapo Adekunle of Dominion of Christ Chapel, Olunlade, Ilorin, has called on Nigerians to intercede through prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari, following his trip to London on Sunday for medical consultation.

[Daily Trust] Pastor Dapo Adekunle of Dominion of Christ Chapel, Olunlade, Ilorin, has called on Nigerians to intercede through prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari, following his trip to London on Sunday for medical consultation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria, Egypt Make Doubles List At ITTF World Championship

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Nigeria and Egypt have been included in the seeding list of doubles event of the 2017 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Championships which serves off on May 29 in Dusseldorf.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Nigeria and Egypt have been included in the seeding list of doubles event of the 2017 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Championships which serves off on May 29 in Dusseldorf.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Parktown Boys’ High School Sexual Assault Case Postponed

[News24Wire] The sexual assault case against a Parktown Boys’ High School sports coach was on Wednesday postponed by the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court for further investigation.

[News24Wire] The sexual assault case against a Parktown Boys' High School sports coach was on Wednesday postponed by the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court for further investigation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa