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‘We Condemn the Illegal Occupation of Land’ – President Ramaphosa

‘We Condemn the Illegal Occupation of Land’ – President Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said during his Presidency budget vote debate in Parliament that the government condemns the illegal occupation of land. “Land reform is an essential part of our economic growth strategy,” Ramaphosa told the House on Wednesday. “The Freedom Charter says that the land shall be shared among those who work it. “We […]

Niger Rose Brilliantly to Meet the Challenge at the Renaissance Conference, Mobilising over 23 Billion Dollars to Fund the Country’s 2017-2021 Economic and Social Development Plan

Niger Rose Brilliantly to Meet the Challenge at the Renaissance Conference, Mobilising over 23 Billion Dollars to Fund the Country’s 2017-2021 Economic and Social Development Plan

Following 2 days of meetings in Paris with technical and financial partners, fund providers and investors, Niger can be proud of a considerable diplomatic and economic success. Resolved and persuasive under the guidance of its President Issoufou Mahamadou, the government of Niger successfully raised over 23 billion dollars to support the country’s efforts to finance […]

“In ten years, the digital economy will probably weigh 10% of African GDP”- Mobilitas Group

“In ten years, the digital economy will probably weigh 10% of African GDP”- Mobilitas Group

The ADIE (the state agency in charge of the information technology policy) has formalized today the dematerialization of two procedures of the urban planning services: obtaining the certificate of conformity, an administrative act that attests the conformity of the construction work carried out following the procurement of the building permit. And, the urban planning certificate, […]

Zimbabwe War Vet Loses Farm After Going to Opposition Rally – Report

Zimbabwe War Vet Loses Farm After Going to Opposition Rally – Report

In a sign of just how hazardous it is to support the opposition with elections looming in Zimbabwe, a war veteran has been disowned by his colleagues and ordered to vacate his farm after going to an MDC rally, it was reported Sunday. NewZimbabwe.com reports that Regis Musengeyi landed himself in trouble for attending the […]

More Drama At ANC Policy Conference Over Land

More Drama At ANC Policy Conference Over Land

There was yet another highly charged debate on land at the ANC’s policy conference at Nasrec, south of Johannesburg, on Tuesday. Sources have told News24 that “rowdy” supporters of presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, mostly from KwaZulu-Natal, tried to prevent National Executive Committee member Mathole Motshekga from speaking. The group of delegates, in commission four on […]

‘South Africa, Namibia Following Mugabe’s Footsteps’

‘South Africa, Namibia Following Mugabe’s Footsteps’

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has said that leaders of South Africa and Namibia are following President Robert Mugabe’s footsteps in distributing land to black people in their countries. Grace said this while consoling the family of a revolutionary musician Dickson “Chinx” Chingaira in Harare on Tuesday. She also said that the white community around […]

South Africa’s Malema Takes On Property Owners

South Africa’s Malema Takes On Property Owners

This was Economic Freedom Fighter Julius Malema’s unequivocal message to the South African Property Owners Association when he addressed the conference under the theme “disruption” at the Cape Town International Conference Centre on Wednesday. In a no-holds-barred speech, Malema scolded the property owners for not doing enough to change property ownership patterns post-apartheid, but also […]

Leave Our Land and Go Play Golf, Mugabe Loyalist Chipanga Tells White Farmers

Leave Our Land and Go Play Golf, Mugabe Loyalist Chipanga Tells White Farmers

Zanu-PF youth leader Kudzi Chipanga has reportedly urged Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to eject all remaining commercial white farmers in the country’s Manicaland province, saying they should relocate to Harare’s leafy Borrowdale suburb “where they can relax and play golf”. According to New Zimbabwe.com, Chipanga said this during a rally that was also addressed by […]

The Deadly Conflict Tearing Nigeria Apart (And It’s Not Boko Haram)

The Deadly Conflict Tearing Nigeria Apart (And It’s Not Boko Haram)

Kafanchan/Nigeria — Goska is just five minutes up the road from Dangoma in Nigeria’s Middle Belt region. But between the two villages are divisions so deep – and so devoid of compassion and understanding – they threaten the unity of Africa’s most populous nation. Bullet holes and abandoned, burned-out buildings in Goska are evidence something […]

‘Landless Could Invade Namibian President Hage Geingob’s Farm’

‘Landless Could Invade Namibian President Hage Geingob’s Farm’

The former deputy minister of land reform, Bernadus Swartbooi, has threatened to take the livestock of landless people to President Hage Geingob’s farm if the government does not accede to their demands for resettlement farms. Addressing the Landless People’s Movement (LPM) meeting at Karasburg on Saturday, Swartbooi made reference to several farmers who were summoned […]

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