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District Six land claimants need solutions – NEWPAPER24

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2019-04-17 11:10:00


CAPE TOWN – District Six land claimants are heading again to courtroom to get solutions from the federal government to search out out when they are going to obtain their properties after being forcibly evicted throughout the 1970’s by the apartheid authorities.

READ: District Six land claimants take Land Reform minister to courtroom

They are saying the federal government is in contempt of courtroom and are demanding solutions.

Zahrah Norden from the District Six Working Committee mentioned the delay of greater than twenty years is a sign the federal government doesn’t have a plan for the world.

READ: Return to District Six

Norden acknowledged the committee has a three-year plan for the event of the world.

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Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi hoping to emulate uncle Jay-Jay Okocha’s success – NEWPAPER24

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2019-04-19 11:23:33

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi performed in all three of Nigeria’s video games on the 2018 World Cup in Russia

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi desires to match his uncle Austin ‘Jay-Jay’ Okocha by profitable the Africa Cup of Nations with Nigeria at his first try.

Okocha was a part of the profitable Tremendous Eagles crew in 1994 at his maiden look on the finals.

The 22-year-old was born in Lagos to Okocha’s sister and arrived within the UK aged 4.

“I’ve seen a few of his highlights from 1994 and it could be cool to realize that as effectively,” Iwobi informed Newpaper24 Sport.

“I am excited, I’ve at all times dreamt of collaborating and representing my nation on the African Cup of Nations, nevertheless it will not be straightforward for us in Egypt

“Each desires are coming true, hopefully I can get to play in Egypt.”

Nigeria, who received a 3rd title in 2013 however have missed the final two tournaments, will face Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi at June’s finals in Egypt.

He admits that he’s nonetheless studying about simply how passionate Nigerian followers are.

“I assumed I perceive what enjoying for Nigeria actually means, however the extra I play in Nigeria and journey house, the extra they [fans] make me consider greater than I’ve at all times dreamt of,” he added.

“The extra I see the the eagerness, the starvation that everybody desires for us to get there and do effectively. I believe once I get there I’ll perceive a bit greater than I do now.”

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Alex Iwobi’s uncle Jay-Jay Okocha received the Africa Cup of Nations and the Olympics with Nigeria

Iwobi represented England at under-16, 17 and 18 stage earlier than switching allegiance to Nigeria and has made 27 appearances for the West African nation.

He has since produced some gorgeous rainbow flicks and methods that has conjured pictures of Okocha in his pomp and showcased his nephew’s undoubted capability.

Regardless of saying he desires to be his personal man, the native media and followers proceed to liken him to the previous Tremendous Eagles captain and Iwobi is unbothered.

“I can by no means get bored with folks evaluating us. I see my uncle as an idol, somebody I’ve at all times regarded as much as as a footballer,” he mentioned.

“When folks evaluate me to him… it is like ‘wow’ perhaps they see me on his stage however I do not consider I’m there but.

“It’s what it’s, he is a skilful participant, I am fairly skilful myself so they’re at all times going to match me to him particularly that he is my uncle.

“I nonetheless have a protracted method to go, perhaps at some point I could be on his stage or larger.”

The Tremendous Eagles had a disappointing 2018 World Cup – the place he was one of many extra skilled figures in a Nigeria squad that was the youngest (with a mean of 25) of all of the groups in Russia.

The Nigerian followers had hoped that Iwobi would play a key position in Russia however had been left dissatisfied that the Arsenal participant was solely given a half towards Croatia and late substitute appearances towards Iceland and Argentina.

He’s hoping for a greater marketing campaign in Egypt because the nation chase a fourth title on the newly expanded finals.

“We had been unlucky to not go previous the group stage in Russia, I believe the crew did effectively,” Iwobi mentioned.

“Sadly, I did not play as a lot as I’d’ve favored to however I can solely look to serving to the crew when wanted.

“We have heard folks say stuff like going there to win it and a few have identified that as a younger and inexperience squad it will likely be an enormous stress.

“I do not see it as stress, I believe if we will proceed to play like we did in the course of the qualifiers we might have a profitable match.

“Collectively we picked classes in Russia and we have to make it depend now.”

In October 2015 Iwobi made his debut towards DR Congo in a pleasant in Belgium and has scored 5 targets together with within the 2-1 pleasant defeat by England at Wembley final 12 months.

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Do not punish ANC on the polls – Ramaphosa asks KZN voters – NEWPAPER24

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Do not punish ANC on the polls – Ramaphosa asks KZN voters

2019-04-21 11:20:17

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has informed communities in KwaZulu-Natal that elections should not the suitable software to punish the ruling social gathering for service supply points.

“Elections are essential and it is not punishment, it is not the stick you employ when combating for issues reminiscent of water and sewerage, that you understand can be fastened. We’re going for an election the place you will need to elect a authorities to repair all of your issues,” he informed residents within the Ladysmith space on Saturday, in accordance with Newpaper24.

The broadcaster reported Ramaphosa as saying that he understood folks have been pissed off as a result of service supply was not taking place quick sufficient.

Residents had protested over the the shortage of water, defective sewerage methods and housing supply however Ramaphosa requested them to provide the federal government an opportunity to repair these issues, BusinessLive reported. They’ve battled water shortages since 2017 however have been lately informed they might quickly have uninterrupted water provide from reservoirs crammed with underground water, the Day by day Information reported.

For weeks, Ramaphosa has attended rallies to steer an voters of 27 million to again the ANC as soon as extra within the Could eight normal elections.

Information24 beforehand reported that the nation of 57 million folks has seen widespread service supply protests lately, with some voters getting impatient on the sluggish progress made by authorities.

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Snakes drive Liberian President George Weah out of workplace – NEWPAPER24

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2019-04-19 11:32:28

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Picture caption President George Weah will return to his typical workplace on Monday

Snakes have been present in Liberian President George Weah’s workplace, forcing him to work from his non-public residence, the Newpaper24 has learnt.

Press secretary Smith Toby informed the Newpaper24 that on Wednesday two black snakes had been discovered within the overseas affairs ministry constructing, his official administrative center.

All employees have been informed to remain away till 22 April.

“It is simply to be sure that crawling and creeping issues get fumigated from the constructing,” Mr Toby stated.

“The Ministry of Overseas Affairs hosts the workplace of the president, so it did an inner memo asking the employees to remain dwelling whereas they do the fumigation,” he stated.

The workplace of the president has been based mostly within the Ministry of Overseas Affairs since a hearth in 2006 gutted the close by presidential mansion.

A FrontPage Africa information web site video reveals staff attempting to assault the snakes once they appeared close to the constructing’s reception.

“The snakes had been by no means killed,” Mr Toby stated. “There was a bit of gap someplace [through which] they made their approach again.”

Police and presidential safety had been seen guarding Mr Weah’s residence within the capital Monrovia. A fleet of autos together with escorts jeeps had been parked exterior.

Mr Toby stated the Ministry of Overseas Affairs began to fumigate on Friday.

“That constructing’s been there for years now, and [because of] the drainage system, the potential of having issues like snakes crawling in that constructing was excessive,” he stated.

The president is unquestionably returning to his workplace on Monday after the fumigation whether or not or not the snakes are discovered and killed, Mr Toby stated.

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