#ancdecides2017 – Land Expropriation Without Compensation Makes Grand Entrance

[Daily Maverick] The ANC national policy conference decision dropped a bombshell just as reportbacks from the other 10 commissions largely endorsed the July policy conference resolutions with a tweak here, and a deadline there. Land redistribution with…

[Daily Maverick] The ANC national policy conference decision dropped a bombshell just as reportbacks from the other 10 commissions largely endorsed the July policy conference resolutions with a tweak here, and a deadline there. Land redistribution without compensation on Wednesday evening was the last stand in the ANC factional proxy battles. It's now a thing. By MARIANNE MERTEN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ramaphosa Bids Nxamalala Adieu

[News24Wire] It is 00:09 when ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe invites newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa to the podium amid cheers that evolves into chants of “ANC! ANC! ANC!”

[News24Wire] It is 00:09 when ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe invites newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa to the podium amid cheers that evolves into chants of "ANC! ANC! ANC!"

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Israel Deports a Kenyan Hours After Landing in Tel Aviv

[Nairobi News] A Kenyan convert to Judaism, who had obtained permission to study at a Yeshiva (Jewish seminary) run by the Conservative movement in Jerusalem, was deported on Monday morning after being detained at Ben-Gurion International Airport overn…

[Nairobi News] A Kenyan convert to Judaism, who had obtained permission to study at a Yeshiva (Jewish seminary) run by the Conservative movement in Jerusalem, was deported on Monday morning after being detained at Ben-Gurion International Airport overnight.

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Ramaphosa Takes Jabs At Zuma

[News24Wire] Newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa launched a thinly veiled attack on his predecessor Jacob Zuma during his maiden speech at the party’s national conference on Thursday morning.

[News24Wire] Newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa launched a thinly veiled attack on his predecessor Jacob Zuma during his maiden speech at the party's national conference on Thursday morning.

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KCSE Exam Released ‘Without Proper Audit’

[Nairobi News] Teachers’ unions on Wednesday dismissed this year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination results as a fraud that had condemned students to mass failure.

[Nairobi News] Teachers' unions on Wednesday dismissed this year's Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination results as a fraud that had condemned students to mass failure.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigeria Accounts for 25 Percent of 1 Billion People With Neglected Tropical Diseases Globally

[This Day] Abuja -The country director of Sightsavers, a non-governmental organisation, Dr. Sunday Isiyaku, has revealed that over one billion people are affected by Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) globally and Nigeria accounts for 25 per cent of th…

[This Day] Abuja -The country director of Sightsavers, a non-governmental organisation, Dr. Sunday Isiyaku, has revealed that over one billion people are affected by Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) globally and Nigeria accounts for 25 per cent of those that are affected within Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dickson Seeks Governors’ Monitoring Panel for $1bn Security Fund

[This Day] Yenagoa -As Nigerians continue to raise posers over the proposed withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to fight insecurity in the North-east, the Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, wednesday demanded the s…

[This Day] Yenagoa -As Nigerians continue to raise posers over the proposed withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to fight insecurity in the North-east, the Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, wednesday demanded the setting up of a governors' panel to monitor how the funds are disbursed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Did the Nigerian Senate Make Us Proud This Year?

[This Day] As the year, 2017 winds down, it is imperative to assess the contributions of the eighth Nigerian Senate against the backdrop of this aphorism by poet, Mary Oliver; “To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.” We have a very “goo…

[This Day] As the year, 2017 winds down, it is imperative to assess the contributions of the eighth Nigerian Senate against the backdrop of this aphorism by poet, Mary Oliver; "To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work." We have a very "good" habit in these parts by focusing on the negatives in a way that blinds us to some of the good work that may have been done.

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President’s Adviser Says His Wife Played Major Role in Mugabe’s Downfall

[New Zimbabwe] Special advisor to President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Christopher Mutsvangwa has claimed that his wife, Monica, and Justice Minister, Ziyambi Ziyambi, were the ones who initiated and led the process of impeaching the former President Robert M…

[New Zimbabwe] Special advisor to President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Christopher Mutsvangwa has claimed that his wife, Monica, and Justice Minister, Ziyambi Ziyambi, were the ones who initiated and led the process of impeaching the former President Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Economic Recovery Depends on Credible 2018 Polls – Researchers

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe’s economic rebound can only be guaranteed if Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government successfully holds peaceful and credible elections in 2018, a research firm has posited.

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe's economic rebound can only be guaranteed if Emmerson Mnangagwa's government successfully holds peaceful and credible elections in 2018, a research firm has posited.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe