Corruption – Breaking the Code of Silence

[This Day] Largely due to the circumstances of its birth, the Buhari Government is facing grave challenges today. Its initial ideological cleavages were not mended. It also failed, over time, to build cohesion. Two years down the road, the agents and a…

[This Day] Largely due to the circumstances of its birth, the Buhari Government is facing grave challenges today. Its initial ideological cleavages were not mended. It also failed, over time, to build cohesion. Two years down the road, the agents and agencies of the government are working in silos. Some of the silo walls are even being cheerfully and vigorously reinforced. Loaded guns are trained on the government and the ruling party, the APC, from within. Group consciousness and the striving for group survival are

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma – If I Fire Dlamini, Who Will Deliver Court-Ordered Grants Scheme?

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma said he cannot fire Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, as she is responsible for delivering a new social grants scheme, as ordered by the Constitutional Court.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma said he cannot fire Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, as she is responsible for delivering a new social grants scheme, as ordered by the Constitutional Court.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Characters Haunted By Memories, Prejudice in Nigeria Novel ‘Crocodile Girl’

[RFI] In this month’s Africa: Stories in the 55, Nigerian novelist Sam Omatseye talks about his book Crocodile Girl, a modern tale steeped in oral tradition. He tells the story of Alero, a woman too beautiful to be accepted by her village and the pain …

[RFI] In this month's Africa: Stories in the 55, Nigerian novelist Sam Omatseye talks about his book Crocodile Girl, a modern tale steeped in oral tradition. He tells the story of Alero, a woman too beautiful to be accepted by her village and the pain and suffering carried through the generations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senegalese Journalists Win the 2017 RFI Dupont/Verlon Prize

[RFI] The fourth Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon award, given in homage to the two RFI journalists, was awarded on Thursday to Arona Diouf and Nicole Diedhou in an emotional ceremony in Dakar, Senegal.

[RFI] The fourth Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon award, given in homage to the two RFI journalists, was awarded on Thursday to Arona Diouf and Nicole Diedhou in an emotional ceremony in Dakar, Senegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Actualising Enugu Airport’s International Status

[This Day] When the first international flight took off from the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu on August 13, 2013, it was expected that four years later, the airport would be servicing at least three more international carriers.

[This Day] When the first international flight took off from the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu on August 13, 2013, it was expected that four years later, the airport would be servicing at least three more international carriers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Mugabe to Meet Students

[The Herald] Deans of students and student leaders from the country’s institutions of higher learning are set to meet the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development principal director Mr John Dewa in Harare today to p…

[The Herald] Deans of students and student leaders from the country's institutions of higher learning are set to meet the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development principal director Mr John Dewa in Harare today to prepare for the Students' Interface Rally to be addressed by President Mugabe. The Presidential Students' Interface Rally is scheduled to take place on November 18 in Harare at a venue yet to be disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ndlovu, Mwaruwari for Barcelona Legends Match

[The Herald] ZIFA are wooing former Warriors captain Peter Ndlovu and Benjani Mwaruwari to be part of the high-profile names that will grace the exhibition match between a Zimbabwe side and the Barcelona Legends next week. The organisers yesterday conf…

[The Herald] ZIFA are wooing former Warriors captain Peter Ndlovu and Benjani Mwaruwari to be part of the high-profile names that will grace the exhibition match between a Zimbabwe side and the Barcelona Legends next week. The organisers yesterday confirmed the match will be played during the FIFA break on Sunday, November 12, at the National Sports Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Charamba Bemoans Digitisation Budget Cuts

[The Herald] The Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services is agonising over the meagre allocations it has been promised for digitisation in the 2018 Budget, saying this will impact negatively on the completion of the programme. Appearin…

[The Herald] The Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services is agonising over the meagre allocations it has been promised for digitisation in the 2018 Budget, saying this will impact negatively on the completion of the programme. Appearing before the Portfolio Committee on Information, Media and Broadcasting Services for consultations on the ministry's 2018 budget yesterday, permanent secretary in the ministry Mr George Charamba said the allocations were disappointing.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nurses Sign Deal to End Five-Month Work Boycott

[Nairobi News] Nurses will resume work on Friday after signing an agreement with governors and the government, ending a five-month strike that dealt the country’s health system one of its biggest blows in a long time.

[Nairobi News] Nurses will resume work on Friday after signing an agreement with governors and the government, ending a five-month strike that dealt the country's health system one of its biggest blows in a long time.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya