Presidential panel member rejects final report on South African land reform

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s push to reduce rural poverty and quell growing anger over unequal access to property faces further delays after a member of an advisory panel … Continue reading Presidential panel member rejects final report on South African land reform

Tens of thousands of protesters back on Algeria’s streets, demanding radical reform

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of demonstrators returned to Algeria’s streets on Friday to press demands for wholesale democratic change well beyond former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s resignation after six weeks of mass protests, witnesses said. Students take part in … Continue reading Tens of thousands of protesters back on Algeria’s streets, demanding radical reform

South Africa faces escalating unrest if ANC doesn’t reform, opposition says

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa faces escalating unrest if the governing African National Congress (ANC) party retains power in next month’s election and fails to introduce major reforms, the leader of the country’s biggest opposition party said on Thursday. Leader … Continue reading South Africa faces escalating unrest if ANC doesn’t reform, opposition says

Protesters converge on Sudan defence ministry sit-in to demand civilian rule

Protesters wave Sudanese flags, hold banners and chant slogans during a demonstration in front of the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, Sudan, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people headed to a sit-in outside Sudan’s … Continue reading Protesters converge on Sudan defence ministry sit-in to demand civilian rule

Nigeria’s Buhari signs minimum wage bill into law -special assistant

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrives to cast a vote in Nigeria’s presidential election at a polling station in Daura, Katsina State, Nigeria, February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde ABUJA (Reuters) – President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law a bill to … Continue reading Nigeria’s Buhari signs minimum wage bill into law -special assistant

Nigerian tribunal rules suspended chief justice guilty of violating asset declaration rules

ABUJA (Reuters) – The suspended chief justice of Nigeria violated the country’s asset declaration rules, a tribunal ruled on Thursday. Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, the country’s top judge, was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari in January. The action led to … Continue reading Nigerian tribunal rules suspended chief justice guilty of violating asset declaration rules