Escape to Dubai, and Other E-Mailed Missives From the Shadow State

[Daily Maverick] We now know that President Jacob Zuma and his entourage have attempted to purchase for themselves a great, gilded oil-soaked escape hatch. This country has suffered many atrocities, slights and insults. So perhaps it’s apposite that we…

[Daily Maverick] We now know that President Jacob Zuma and his entourage have attempted to purchase for themselves a great, gilded oil-soaked escape hatch. This country has suffered many atrocities, slights and insults. So perhaps it's apposite that we've earned ourselves a president who built himself a quarter-of-a-billion rand palace, and couldn't be assed to live in it. By RICHARD POPLAK.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Strong Steps From Turkey’s Maarif Foundation to Africa

[Ethiopian Herald] The head of Turkey’s recently established Maarif Foundation, Professor Birol Akgün told that it aims to be active around the world within five years, addressing the educational needs of the Turkish community abroad by offering a visionary Turkish-style education and promoting the Turkish language.

[Ethiopian Herald] The head of Turkey's recently established Maarif Foundation, Professor Birol Akgün told that it aims to be active around the world within five years, addressing the educational needs of the Turkish community abroad by offering a visionary Turkish-style education and promoting the Turkish language.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Buhari’s Policies At a Glance

[Daily Trust] Numerous economic, social and anti-corruption programs were unrolled by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in the last two years to implement its much-touted change mantra. Here is a summary of the major policies.

[Daily Trust] Numerous economic, social and anti-corruption programs were unrolled by President Muhammadu Buhari's administration in the last two years to implement its much-touted change mantra. Here is a summary of the major policies.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

My Role in Malabu Oil Deal – Adoke

[Vanguard] Former Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, has stated that his role in the settlement of the dispute between the Federal Government and Malabu oil, following the revocation of the OPL 245 o…

[Vanguard] Former Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, has stated that his role in the settlement of the dispute between the Federal Government and Malabu oil, following the revocation of the OPL 245 oil block, was that of a facilitator to arrive at an amicable settlement between the contending parties.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Success in a Couple of Decades

[Ethiopian Herald] May 28 (Ginbot 20) is the day that opened new opportunities for the Nations, Nationalities and Peoples of Ethiopia so that they have equal participation and benefits from the ongoing development. It is a day that laid a cornerstone f…

[Ethiopian Herald] May 28 (Ginbot 20) is the day that opened new opportunities for the Nations, Nationalities and Peoples of Ethiopia so that they have equal participation and benefits from the ongoing development. It is a day that laid a cornerstone for the realization of a solid economic as well as political society.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

‘Democracy Meaningless When the People Are Hungry’

[Observer] The political leader of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dr. J. Mills Jones has said that democracy as a form of government does not have meaning when those who are governed are hungry.

[Observer] The political leader of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dr. J. Mills Jones has said that democracy as a form of government does not have meaning when those who are governed are hungry.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Stepping Up Efforts of Making Ethiopia a Hub for Investment

[Ethiopian Herald] The whole world has been witnessing the rapid economic growth of Ethiopia for over one decade. Indeed, several economists and international media outlets have forecast that Ethiopia will soon be one the largest economies in the conti…

[Ethiopian Herald] The whole world has been witnessing the rapid economic growth of Ethiopia for over one decade. Indeed, several economists and international media outlets have forecast that Ethiopia will soon be one the largest economies in the continent of Africa as long as the country is able to keep its impressive and fast economic growth for the years to come.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia