Wednesday, 30 September, 2020

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Commercial Farmers Union of Zimbabwe (CFU) president, Nick Swanepoel has dismissed reports that the US$3.5 billion Global Compensation Agreement between farmers’ representative groups and government was being imposed on the former landowners. “It has taken us a long time to Read more…


Nigerian students have asked the government to put measures in place to guarantee their safety as the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 mulls the idea of reopening schools as part of the next phase of lifting restrictions put in place Read more…


Obinna Ukwuani, a Nigerian man, has been appointed to lead digital innovation and growth as Chief Digital Officer for the Bank of Kigali, Rwanda. Ukwuani, a former executive at Paystack, created NESA by Makers, a Lagos-based skill centre that trained Read more…


Khalid Mu’azu Izala, the Public Relations Officer of the Peoples Democratic Party in Gombe Local Government Area of Gombe State, has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly insulting Governor Inuwa Yahaya and some members of the All Progressives Congress. Read more…


The two West African nations have been at loggerheads over trade for decades, without serious consequences. That could change now that the region is in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic and several deep political crises. The intensifying diplomatic row Read more…


The Government of Zimbabwe has said that it would return farmland to foreigners, mostly white, who had their lands revoked by a government programme intended to address land-grabs that occurred during the colonial era. The United States had said compensating Read more…


‌ It’s an attempt to kill Oshiomhole – Ize-Iyamu Two policemen attached to the immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole have died while others were left injured in a auto crash involving the convoy Read more…


Of late, former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has come under heavy media flogging from various persons, journalism unions and top columnists, condemning his attitude towards a Daily Trust journalist, Eyo Charles, during a press conference. Without attempting to belabour the Read more…


Previous studies have established land resource struggles and weather among the factors fuelling clashes between farming and herding communities in Nigeria. While these factors remain relevant to understanding the relationship between these two communities, contemporary triggers show the dynamic nature Read more…


President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government is set to seize some pieces of now black owned land for return to some white former commercial farmers. This was revealed by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube during a joint media briefing with Lands Minister Anxious Read more…

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