[Namibian] NAMIBIA’S land question could trigger economic collapse, conflict and undermine peace and stability if it is not handled well, warned some white farmers.
[The Conversation Africa] Land distribution and people’s access to land have always been high on the political agenda in South Africa.
[This Day] Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has said rather than limit women to the ‘other room,’ there should be a deliberate effort to maximise their potential to make meaningful progress in African counties.
[African Arguments] In barely the blink of an eye, Eritrea’s unpredictable president has completely reversed his rhetoric of the past two decades.
[The Conversation Africa] University of Oxford -Poets, writers and bloggers have recently been on the receiving end of political crackdowns in the self-declared independent state of Somaliland.
[Africa Portal] President Emmerson Mnangagwa literally looms large above the bustling streets of Harare: his smiling face beams down from giant billboards all over the city.
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe’s political parties are trudging along towards the July 30 elections to choose a new administration, although there is simmering tension over state media bias, the role of the military and disgruntlement about the shortcomings by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), which opposition parties still feel could be deliberately undermining conditions for free and fair elections.
[New Zimbabwe] In a move that could pose a major set-back for the opposition in Zimbabwe ahead of crucial general elections the United States has pulled the plug on leading human rights and election lobby groups amid revelations of financial plunder.
[GroundUp] The housing shortage has come to a head this year with a massive increase in land occupations. For example in Cape Town in 2017 the Anti-Land Invasion Unit removed 15,000 “illegal structures”. Just in the first four months of 2018 this number is already 26,000.
[News24Wire] The EFF will challenge the Party Funding Bill in court if it gets passed with a provision that prohibits members of parties from accepting donations that aren’t meant for political purposes.