AFRICAN POLITICS

AFRICAN POLITICS

  • Osun Govt Silent As PDP Berates Oyetola Over Absence At Southern Govs’ Meeting 16 May 2021 01:35 African Examiner Posted by African Examiner Featured, Latest News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Saturday, May 15th, 2021 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Osun State Government is yet to respond as the opposition People’s Democratic Party berated Governor Adegboyega Oyetola …
  • DM168 Reflection: The ghosts of ANC conferences past have many lessons for Ramaphosa 16 May 2021 00:15 Daily Maverick First published in the Daily Maverick 168 weekly newspaper. By the time Thabo Mbeki realised that he did not have the support of the majority of ANC branches, he had already been humiliated on the conference floor in a 60:40 defeat by Jacob Zuma. In the …
  • Ghana’s economy to grow by 4.8 percent in 2021 – says IMF 15 May 2021 21:59 Sierra Leone Telegraph CAMBRIDGE, MA - MARCH 29: President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo delivers the Keynote Address for the 2019 10th Annual Africa Development Conference at Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government on March 29, 2019 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ( …
  • How oil capitalists conspired to spread climate change denialism — in 1988 15 May 2021 19:04 Salon In the summer of 1988, the United States experienced the worst heat waves and droughts since the Dust Bowl. Ominous images of burning forests, withering fields and sweltering cities filled the American press and elicited nervous suspicion: was this the …
  • Israel's big lie: This isn't self defense — it's a war crime, aided and abetted by the U.S. 15 May 2021 19:04 Salon Nearly all the words and phrases used by the Democrats, Republicans and the talking heads on the media to describe the unrest inside Israel and the heaviest Israeli assault against the Palestinians since the 2014 attacks on Gaza, which lasted 51 days and …
  • What Would It Take to Vaccinate the World Against Covid? 15 May 2021 17:12 The New York Times In delivering vaccines, pharmaceutical companies aided by monumental government investments have given humanity a miraculous shot at liberation from the worst pandemic in a century. But wealthy countries have captured an overwhelming share of the benefit. …
  • A year in the saddle, Gambari remains consistently apolitical 15 May 2021 16:04 News Diary Online By Sufuyan Ojeifo Former External Affairs Minister, Professor Ibrahim Gambari stepped in the saddle as Chief of Staff, CoS, to President Muhammadu Buhari on May 13, 2020 fully prepared to chart a clear trajectory that is apolitical and non-pecuniary in the …
  • ‘Investors see Magashule’s suspension as Ramaphosa tightening the grip on ANC’ 15 May 2021 13:51 News (South Africa) Some economists say investors see the suspension of African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General, Ace Magashule, as a sign that party President Cyril Ramaphosa is finally beginning to tighten his grip on the governing party. However, economist Adrian …
  • News24.com | OPINION | The City of Cape Town must take accountability for its homeless 15 May 2021 12:13 News24 Saya Pierce-Jones writes that the City of Cape Town's persistent refusal to take accountability for oversights at Strandfontein could be its downfall. In March, the Western Cape High Court found the City had no right to prevent a Chapter 9 institution …
  • Covid Indian variant: How worried we should about the new strain 15 May 2021 10:25 Wales Online New coronavirus cases involving the Indian variant have more than doubled in a day and Boris Johnson has warned it could pose a "serious disruption to our progress" coming out of lockdown. The are warnings that it will become the dominant variant …
  • UK rapper Enny: ‘Black women are beautiful. They don’t get told that enough’ 15 May 2021 08:24 The Guardian In the depths of a bleak Covid winter, very few of us were feeling peng. With Zoom meetings and state-mandated daily walks our only form of socialising, there was little to dress up for, and few opportunities for us to feel beautiful. Then came a song that …
  • World leaders call for end of Israeli-Palestine hostilities 15 May 2021 08:19 Ghana MMA MUCH of the world has called for an immediate end to hostilities in Israel and Gaza. The death toll has risen overnight to more than 120 Palestinians, including 31 children and 19 women, according to Gaza’s health ministry. There have been 830 injuries. …
  • Miami-Dade County – The Best and Worst of Times 15 May 2021 03:37 Miami's Community Newspapers Few things are subtle or understated in Miami-Dade County.  Among the region’s many distinctions is an inclination for extremes.  With one of the nation’s most severe levels of income equality, fabulous wealth coexists with distressing concentrations of …
  • ISS TODAY: Trust deficit keeps Somalia’s leaders at loggerheads  15 May 2021 02:36 Daily Maverick Somalia’s president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (pictured) — known also as Farmaajo — wants to centralise power and remove Jubbaland’s president Ahmed Mohamed Islam. (Photo: EPA-EFE/SAID YUSUF WARSAME) epa08991271 Somalia president Mohamed Abdullahi …
  • EDITORIAL COMMENT: Despite Covid-19, we still have big football sponsors 15 May 2021 02:09 The Herald (Zimbabwe) The Herald FOOTBALL is our national sport, it’s a game which has evolved to be part of our soul, a favourite past-time for millions of Zimbabweans. We love football and derive a lot of pride from the occasional success stories which are written by our …

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