• Student Struggle in South Africa Gains Momentum
    When #FeesMustFall began to trend on social media platforms in South Africa in October 2015, government shrugged it off as an example of isolated hotheads, while political pundits predicted the student campaign wouldn’t last. But a year later and the protest movement has gained traction across the country, with all major tertiary institutions partly shut […]
  • Pan-African Parliament Seeks Larger Role in Food Security, Policy
    The Pan African Parliament (PAP) concluded its session in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh Monday with initiatives on PAP’s identity, counter-terrorism challenges in the continent and joint development plans, particularly the question of food security. The session, themed “Taking the PAP to the People of Africa” and held in Egypt for the first time, witnessed a huge […]
  • Eradicating Poverty – a Lofty Ideal or Achievable Goal?
    Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze is President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  • Q&A: We Won’t Go Far Until Climate Issues Are Mainstreamed in Policy
    IPS correspondent Charles Mkoka interviews ESTHERINE FOTABONG, NEPAD Director of Programmes Implementation and Coordination
  • The Beating Pulse of Food Security in Africa
    This article is part of IPS special coverage of World Food Day on October 16.
  • Boko Haram: Recruited by Friends and Family
    A recent study supported by the government of Finland has found widespread misconceptions regarding what drives people to join Islamist militant groups like Boko Haram. Boko Haram is Nigeria’s militant Islamist group, wreaking havoc across the nation through a series of abductions, bombings, and assassinations. The group opposes anything associated with Western society, including any […]
  • Report Details UN Failings in Juba, South Sudan Violence
    UN peacekeepers were reportedly unable and, at times, unwilling to respond effectively to violent clashes in Juba, South Sudan in July 2016 according to a new report by the Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC). The report details how the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) failed to protect civilians during the outbreak of violence, […]

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  • Lagos to arraign Iba monarch’s kidnappers today
    The Lagos State Government will today arraign the key suspects arrested in connection with the kidnap of Oniba of Iba, Oba Yishau Goriola Oseni before a Lagos High Court in Igbosere. The post Lagos to arraign Iba monarch’s kidnappers today appeared first on Vanguard News.
  • ICPC summons 4 IMT officials over N113m
    Four principal officers of the Institute of Management and Technology, IMT, have been summoned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, over alleged illegal collection of N113 million from students. The post ICPC summons 4 IMT officials over N113m appeared first on Vanguard News.
  • Ojukwu shines at Etisalat Cup
    13-year-old striker, Chidera Prosper Ojukwu scored 13 goals and inspired FOSLA Academy of Abuja to victory at the weekend by qualifying for final of ongoing season three of the Etisalat U-15 School Cup football competition at the Ilorin Township Stadium. The post Ojukwu shines at Etisalat Cup appeared first on Vanguard News.

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