[allAfrica] The families of the 157 people who died in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday may sue the aircraft manufacturer, Boeing and its insurers, for compensation to the tune of U.S.$2.5 million per person, Nigeria’s Guardian newspaper reports.
[The Conversation Africa] Every country has its own political language. These terms and phrases that have developed over time give distinctive meanings that may not be fully understood by outsiders
[The Conversation Africa] The ability to raise revenues from taxes – called “fiscal capacity” – is a crucial aspect for the functioning of any state.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The man described as Africa’s premier ethnomusicologist and composer, Emeritus Professor Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia, has died, reports GhanaWeb.
[Vanguard] Voting begins throughout Nigerians at 8am today as voters return to the polls to elect state governors and legislators as well as chairmen and councillors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.
[ISS] Somalia has enough problems as it is.
[African Arguments] The Volta region’s contested history as part of Ghana has come to the fore again after a recent referendum.
[The Herald] Zimbabwe is on course to clear obligations to international financial institutions (IFIs), with the Government already in talks with creditors over bridging finance to settle the debts, Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube has said.
[New Zimbabwe] Finance minister Mthuli Ncube has backed calls for Zimbabwe to grow cannabis for export to take advantage of the growing global legal marijuana market.