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South Africa: Renaming Cities - Let's Promote the Eastern Cape's Rich, Hidden History of Endorsing the Pen Over the Sword

20 hours 11 minutes ago
[Daily Maverick] The news that the former settler cities of East London and Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape were getting new names sparked an outcry from the DA and a few local residents, but it was celebrated and welcomed by others. In the public debate, much more attention focused on the pronunciation of the new names than on their complex meanings and histories.

Liberia: Govt. to Demolish Wetland Structures

1 day 19 hours ago
[New Dawn] The Liberian government through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has asked individuals, firms and residents currently undertaking projects within and along wetland around the National Police Academy to remove all existing structures within 30 days or face demolition.

Nigeria: Osilama Urges Govt, Governors to Reinvent Jakande's Housing Masterplan

2 days 15 hours ago
[This Day] The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Chapter Chairman of the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN), Mr. Osilama Emmanuel Osilama has urged the federal government and the 36 State Governors, including the Minister of the FCT to reinvent and emulate the late Lateef Jakande's housing masterplan when he held sway both as Governor of Lagos State and Minister of Housing.

South Africa: Residence Life Under Lockdown - What to Expect

2 days 17 hours ago
[UCT] Students returning to residence or entering a University of Cape Town (UCT) residence for the first time can expect several changes and precautions aimed at keeping them and the residence staff safe from COVID-19. Shanaaz Sonday from UCT's residence operations team explained what these are and answered some pertinent questions about residence life during the pandemic.
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