Makarfi, Sheriff Reach Truce On Media War

[Vanguard] The Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and Sen Ahmed Makarfi factions of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, agreed to a truce in the media war that has shadowed the supremacy battle between them.

[Vanguard] The Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and Sen Ahmed Makarfi factions of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, agreed to a truce in the media war that has shadowed the supremacy battle between them.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Protect Cape Flats Aquifer, Says Campaigner

[News24Wire] The Cape Flats, usually associated with gangs and apartheid-era people dumping, has a secret weapon against drought – an aquifer in Philippi that has been watering the city’s vegetables for more than 200 years.

[News24Wire] The Cape Flats, usually associated with gangs and apartheid-era people dumping, has a secret weapon against drought - an aquifer in Philippi that has been watering the city's vegetables for more than 200 years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Herdsmen, Land-Grabbers’re Taking Over Army Land in Ogun

[Vanguard] The recent visit by the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division Nigerian Army, Major-General Ebenezer Oyefolu to 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Ogun State, revealed that some parcels of the land belonging to the Nigerian Army…

[Vanguard] The recent visit by the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division Nigerian Army, Major-General Ebenezer Oyefolu to 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Ogun State, revealed that some parcels of the land belonging to the Nigerian Army in the state might have been encroached on either by land grabbers or herdsmen.

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Look in the Mirror, Helen

[Daily Maverick] Helen Zille should have known that sending a tweet to sing praises about colonialism is a very “bad” idea because she, herself, is a beneficiary of the colonial system.

[Daily Maverick] Helen Zille should have known that sending a tweet to sing praises about colonialism is a very "bad" idea because she, herself, is a beneficiary of the colonial system.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mixed Reactions Trail Imo’s Paris Club Refund

[Vanguard] Mixed reactions have started trailing the expected release of $185,451,792.92, the second tranche of the Paris Club refund to Imo State, recently ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari.

[Vanguard] Mixed reactions have started trailing the expected release of $185,451,792.92, the second tranche of the Paris Club refund to Imo State, recently ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Buhari Vs Yar’Adua – a Lesson for INEC, Political Parties

[Vanguard] A University teacher, Dr. Kayode Oyende, has sent a strong warning to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and all political parties to learn from the past mistakes made in previous electoral processes in the country with a v…

[Vanguard] A University teacher, Dr. Kayode Oyende, has sent a strong warning to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and all political parties to learn from the past mistakes made in previous electoral processes in the country with a view to avoiding same in future.

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Ruling Party Youths Join Anti-Sandi Moyo, Mahoka Demo

[The Herald] Zanu-PF Women’s League members from across the country are planning a grand demonstration in Bulawayo today against the wing’s deputy chairperson Cde Eunice Sandi-Moyo and treasurer Cde Sarah Mahoka to send a clear message to the pair that…

[The Herald] Zanu-PF Women's League members from across the country are planning a grand demonstration in Bulawayo today against the wing's deputy chairperson Cde Eunice Sandi-Moyo and treasurer Cde Sarah Mahoka to send a clear message to the pair that its services are no longer needed in the revolutionary party.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

PDP Crisis – Supreme Court to Hear Motion Against Makarfi’s Appeal May 4

[Vanguard] The Supreme Court, yesterday, adjourned till May 4, 2017 to hear a motion filed to strike out the notice of appeal challenging the restoration of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Chairman.

[Vanguard] The Supreme Court, yesterday, adjourned till May 4, 2017 to hear a motion filed to strike out the notice of appeal challenging the restoration of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Chairman.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rivers Re-Run – Police Parade Alleged Ballot Box Snatchers

[Vanguard] The Police at Force Headquarters, yesterday, paraded two suspects, Briggs Dinabo and Harry Omeba, arrested over alleged unlawful possession of firearms and violence during the Rivers State supplementary election to the state House of Assembly.

[Vanguard] The Police at Force Headquarters, yesterday, paraded two suspects, Briggs Dinabo and Harry Omeba, arrested over alleged unlawful possession of firearms and violence during the Rivers State supplementary election to the state House of Assembly.

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