Which ‘Veterans’ Qualify for Payouts?

[Namibian] IF THERE is an issue that goes fairly consistently under the radar, then it is the question of real transparency around those Namibians who are deemed to qualify as “veterans” of the liberation struggle, and who have received aid in various …

[Namibian] IF THERE is an issue that goes fairly consistently under the radar, then it is the question of real transparency around those Namibians who are deemed to qualify as "veterans" of the liberation struggle, and who have received aid in various forms as a consequence of this status.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Presidential Contender Smeared in Fake Messages

[News24Wire] A WhatsApp message that has been doing the rounds, purporting to be correspondence directed to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa from a Sunday newspaper, has been rubbished by his spokesperson as a deliberate smear campaign.

[News24Wire] A WhatsApp message that has been doing the rounds, purporting to be correspondence directed to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa from a Sunday newspaper, has been rubbished by his spokesperson as a deliberate smear campaign.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

I Don’t Believe in Sex, Money or Love – Bukola Shittu

[Vanguard] Budding Yoruba actress, Bukola Shittu, started her journey into the world of entertainment as video model before finding her feet as an actress. She’s an indomitable lady who does her picking of choices life has to offer and wouldn’t allow a…

[Vanguard] Budding Yoruba actress, Bukola Shittu, started her journey into the world of entertainment as video model before finding her feet as an actress. She's an indomitable lady who does her picking of choices life has to offer and wouldn't allow anyone the driving seat in her life. When her boyfriend started acting weird because her bludgeoning career as a model and actress was beginning to make him uncomfortable, Bukola had no qualms in giving him the boot. Meet the new Yoruba star set to break some rules.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why I’m Proud to Be African Today

[IRIN] It’s not easy to get a sitting president to leave office. In some cases, corruption, violence, and institutional inertia have conspired to keep some African presidents in office for decades.

[IRIN] It's not easy to get a sitting president to leave office. In some cases, corruption, violence, and institutional inertia have conspired to keep some African presidents in office for decades.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Army Chief Extends 40 Days Deadline to Capture Shekau

[Guardian] The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has extended the deadline given to troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the Northeast to capture leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau.

[Guardian] The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has extended the deadline given to troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the Northeast to capture leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gunmen Kill Prominent Elder Near Mogadishu

[Shabelle] A witness says unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a prominent in Afgoye district in Lower Shabelle region, about 30Km northwest of Somali capital, Mogadishu on Friday night.

[Shabelle] A witness says unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a prominent in Afgoye district in Lower Shabelle region, about 30Km northwest of Somali capital, Mogadishu on Friday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Oodua Image Awards 2017 in Houston

[Vanguard] This year’s edition of Oodua Image Awards has been scheduled to take place in the city of Houston, United States , on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Sienna Hall, 11916 Bissonnet Street, Houston.

[Vanguard] This year's edition of Oodua Image Awards has been scheduled to take place in the city of Houston, United States , on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Sienna Hall, 11916 Bissonnet Street, Houston.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Why Buhari’s Economic Policy Will Fail’

[Guardian] Despite the efforts to revamp the economy of the nation by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), has declared that the process will fail due to poor research culture and crit…

[Guardian] Despite the efforts to revamp the economy of the nation by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), has declared that the process will fail due to poor research culture and critical infrastructure.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria