Re-Election On His Mind – Nigeria’s Buhari Is No Mandela

[Daily Maverick] The late world icon, champion of freedom, and former president of South Africa was known for uniting a racially divided country. Buhari on the other hand has divided Nigerians, mostly alienating the south-east sub-region where the Igbo…

[Daily Maverick] The late world icon, champion of freedom, and former president of South Africa was known for uniting a racially divided country. Buhari on the other hand has divided Nigerians, mostly alienating the south-east sub-region where the Igbos, one of Nigeria's major ethnic groups, resides. By OJO MADUEKWE.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Members Sue Ruling Party Over Congress

[Namibian] Four members of the Swapo Party in the Omaheke region are suing the party in an attempt to prevent 27 delegates from their region from attending the party’s congress later this month.

[Namibian] Four members of the Swapo Party in the Omaheke region are suing the party in an attempt to prevent 27 delegates from their region from attending the party's congress later this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

NPA Finalising Decision On Bosasa, Correctional Services Corruption Case

[News24Wire] The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed it is “finalising” a decision whether to prosecute Bosasa executives and former civil servants for corruption at the Department of Correctional Services.

[News24Wire] The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed it is "finalising" a decision whether to prosecute Bosasa executives and former civil servants for corruption at the Department of Correctional Services.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Revisiting the Lives of Ethiopian Freed Prisoners. Are They Really Free?

[Addis Standard] Looking at the lives of Ethiopians who were once incarcerated for no sufficient reasons then “freed” from prisons often after arduous court battles, such as the case for Zone9 blogging collective in which I was one, or many others whos…

[Addis Standard] Looking at the lives of Ethiopians who were once incarcerated for no sufficient reasons then "freed" from prisons often after arduous court battles, such as the case for Zone9 blogging collective in which I was one, or many others whose trumped up charges fail the smell test, or those who finish serving their sentences and are eventually released, I fall short of sufficiently expressing how overwhelming my emotions are. It often leaves me with a combined feeling of ruefulness, hopelessness, frustration and

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Alarm At Seabed Destruction From SA Phosphate Mining

[Daily Maverick] If you imagine fish as birds of the ocean, they fly through forests and over fields which grow in the rich soil of the continental shelf. Just as on land, it’s Earth teeming with roots and creatures that form the base of the sea’s food…

[Daily Maverick] If you imagine fish as birds of the ocean, they fly through forests and over fields which grow in the rich soil of the continental shelf. Just as on land, it's Earth teeming with roots and creatures that form the base of the sea's food web and upon which its health depends. Around South Africa's coasts, that could soon change writes DON PINNOCK.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Metrorail Treats Commuters

[GroundUp] Gareth Dawson travels by train to his job at the University of Cape Town (UCT) daily. He has to use the Southern line and gets off at Rosebank. This is what happened to him on Monday.

[GroundUp] Gareth Dawson travels by train to his job at the University of Cape Town (UCT) daily. He has to use the Southern line and gets off at Rosebank. This is what happened to him on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa