Gov. Emmanuel Denounces Kogi Electorate for Attempt to Recall ‘Performing’ Melaye

[Premium Times] The Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Thursday, spoke against the recall process initiated against Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West.

[Premium Times] The Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Thursday, spoke against the recall process initiated against Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zambezi Inland Fishery Under Threat

[New Era] Windhoek -Governor of Zambezi Region Lawrence Sampofu says the inland fishery resource is under severe pressure from individuals who exploit the resource for financial benefit to the detriment of local communities.

[New Era] Windhoek -Governor of Zambezi Region Lawrence Sampofu says the inland fishery resource is under severe pressure from individuals who exploit the resource for financial benefit to the detriment of local communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

RSE Moves to Sharpen Skills of Stock Market Players

[New Times] The local stock market has moved to improve the capacity of financial market stakeholders to enhance efficiency and create awareness about the sector. Under a deal signed between the Rwanda Stock Exchange and CFA Society East Africa on Wedn…

[New Times] The local stock market has moved to improve the capacity of financial market stakeholders to enhance efficiency and create awareness about the sector. Under a deal signed between the Rwanda Stock Exchange and CFA Society East Africa on Wednesday, sector players and the general public will be trained in different areas to improve their skills and understanding of financial markets by CFA Institute.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

BDF Tips on Savings Culture, Self-Reliance

[New Times] Rwandans have been urged to save as part of efforts to support government efforts to develop the country and ensure self-reliance. Albert Mugisha, the corporate relationship officer at Business Development Fund (BDF), said embracing a savin…

[New Times] Rwandans have been urged to save as part of efforts to support government efforts to develop the country and ensure self-reliance. Albert Mugisha, the corporate relationship officer at Business Development Fund (BDF), said embracing a savings culture also safeguards one's financial future.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

The ANC Must and Will Emerge From This Policy Conference Stronger

[Daily Maverick] We know that despite the challenges it faces currently, the ANC still represents the hopes, dreams and aspirations of millions of our people. Our people want the ANC to resolve its difficulties and continue with its mission of transfor…

[Daily Maverick] We know that despite the challenges it faces currently, the ANC still represents the hopes, dreams and aspirations of millions of our people. Our people want the ANC to resolve its difficulties and continue with its mission of transforming South Africa and building a better life for all. By PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Judith February Is Perplexing

[Daily Maverick] I am perplexed at Judith February’s attack on me as having “spewed emptily”. This is so because the very answer I gave on the Peter Bruce question received a round of applause from the press corps there.

[Daily Maverick] I am perplexed at Judith February's attack on me as having "spewed emptily". This is so because the very answer I gave on the Peter Bruce question received a round of applause from the press corps there.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Fuck White People’ – Court Correct Not to Find Artwork to Be Hate Speech

[Daily Maverick] It is not surprising that the Chief Magistrate of Cape Town earlier this week ruled that the work of art by Dean Hutton (which includes a repetition of the phrase “Fuck White People”) did not constitute hate speech. The Promotion of Eq…

[Daily Maverick] It is not surprising that the Chief Magistrate of Cape Town earlier this week ruled that the work of art by Dean Hutton (which includes a repetition of the phrase "Fuck White People") did not constitute hate speech. The Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act (PEPUDA) specifically excludes bona fide engagement in artistic creativity from the ambit of the hate speech provision, which means that one is unlikely ever to win a hate speech case against the creator of a work of art.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Re #FuckWhitePeople Magistrate Court’s Ruling in Favour of Iziko National Gallery

[Dean Hutton] I’d like to congratulate the workers and leadership of the Iziko National Gallery, and their attorneys for their landmark court victory against the Cake Party this week.And to Chief Magistrate D.M. Thulare for this positive ruling and for…

[Dean Hutton] I'd like to congratulate the workers and leadership of the Iziko National Gallery, and their attorneys for their landmark court victory against the Cake Party this week.And to Chief Magistrate D.M. Thulare for this positive ruling and for the thought that went into the judgement. My work is one amplification of the words and intellectual labour of black people who have been critiquing white people's actions for hundreds of years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UK-Sponsored Study Show Impact of Nigeria Recession On Agriculture

[Premium Times] The Federal Government and international development organisations must refocus their policies on agriculture to reshape their interventions to mitigate the negative impact of the recent devaluation of the Naira on the sector growth, a …

[Premium Times] The Federal Government and international development organisations must refocus their policies on agriculture to reshape their interventions to mitigate the negative impact of the recent devaluation of the Naira on the sector growth, a study by two development groups said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria