A Lack of Land Is At the Root of Poverty

[Daily Maverick] The land question in South Africa has, as elsewhere in the world in struggles for independence, always occupied a central place in the demands of the oppressed. Landlessness is the chief predictor of poverty, under-development and back…

[Daily Maverick] The land question in South Africa has, as elsewhere in the world in struggles for independence, always occupied a central place in the demands of the oppressed. Landlessness is the chief predictor of poverty, under-development and backwardness in the post-colonial world.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zomba City Council Calls for Sanitation

[Nyasa Times] The Zomba City Council (ZCC) has appealed to residents in the city to observe proper sanitation and hygiene as the country celebrates 53 years of independence from colonial rule.

[Nyasa Times] The Zomba City Council (ZCC) has appealed to residents in the city to observe proper sanitation and hygiene as the country celebrates 53 years of independence from colonial rule.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Kenya Should Be Focused on Recycling, Not Banning Plastic Bags

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya recently announced a ban on one of the most common materials used in the country’s packaging sector – plastic bags. This includes the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household…

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya recently announced a ban on one of the most common materials used in the country's packaging sector - plastic bags. This includes the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

VP Mnangagwa Speaks on Moyo

[The Herald] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged Zimbabweans not be distracted by the vilification of Government’s initiatives to revive the agriculture sector in the private media as the bumper harvest was visible for everyone to see.

[The Herald] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged Zimbabweans not be distracted by the vilification of Government's initiatives to revive the agriculture sector in the private media as the bumper harvest was visible for everyone to see.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Vice-President of the Republic Meets Ethiopian Prime Minister and President Conde

[SNA] Addis Ababa -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman met on the sideline of the African Summit in Addis Ababa with Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn.

[SNA] Addis Ababa -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman met on the sideline of the African Summit in Addis Ababa with Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan