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September 10, 2017 6:15 AM Crowning of new kings will boost Olubadan status — Balogun

Chief Mukaila Balogun, the Osi-Balogun Afijagba in Oyo State, says the recent elevation and crowning of 21 high chiefs and baales as kings will boost the status of the Olubadan stool. Balogun told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan that the development would not desecrate the Olubadan stool as some people believe but enhance its status 97

September 10, 2017 4:21 AM Ibadan Chieftaincy: Ladoja Challenges Gov Ajimobi On Law Review

The recent elevation and coronation of 21 Baales and High Chiefs of Ibadan land to the status of kingship by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State may have renewed the feud between the governor and Rashidi Ladoja, former governor of the state, Sunday INDEPENDENT investigations and interactions with stakeholders have shown. Consequently, the exercise has polarised 147

September 7, 2017 6:37 PM SADC deploys force to Lesotho

Maseru - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has deployed a standby force to Lesotho to avert any coup attempt and forestall any further trouble in the unstable kingdom after this week’s assassination of Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander Khoantle Motsomotso. Members of the SANDF are already in Lesotho having started arriving on Wednesday 155

August 25, 2017 4:00 AM Dithubaruba Symposium slated for UB

The Symposium will have a number of speakers who will enrich attendees’ knowledge of ga-Mokwena history, and Kgosi Sechele I. “The symposium will be academically focused, and speakers will present on Kgosi Sechele I’s life, as well as the history of his people,” Dithubaruba spokesperson, Tlamelo Letlole said. He further explained that the symposium will however 62

August 22, 2017 2:25 PM Chiefs factional battles head back to court

After years of fighting for control and the matter reaching the courts, the two groups recently reached common ground. A transitional committee was formed, which consisted of members from each group. The committee recently called a special general meeting, which amongst other items included the elections for a new executive committee. Ahead of the meeting 21

August 20, 2017 7:21 PM North Korea says US causing 'uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war' with military drills

Pyongyang warned the exercises, due to begin on Monday, were "reckless behaviour driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". Thousands of troops will take part in 10 days of military simulations, designed to prepare American and South Korean forces for conflict with North Korea, amid heightened tensions in the peninsula 192

August 16, 2017 4:01 PM GWH confirm Japanese fungus patients treated

HOSPITAL chiefs have confirmed that patients have been treated for a drug-resistant fungus. A “very small” number of patients suffering with fungal disease Candida auris have been transferred to GWH since last year, a hospital spokesman has confirmed. The fungus has developed some resistance to drugs usually used to tackle it. Across the country, doctors 72

August 11, 2017 4:00 AM Tawana wants Land Boards to recognise old allocations

When debating the Tribal Land Bill in Parliament on Tuesday, he said there are many cases in which Land Boards authorities have been extremely slow in registering old customary land grants, and threats of relocations have become the norm. “The cases of Shashe and Sexaxa residents in Maun are living examples of what Land Boards are making people go through 53

August 4, 2017 6:17 PM The prince of poetry

Renowned local poet, Moroka Moreri is widely regarded as one of the most gifted lyrical talents of his generation. However, despite his celebrity status, fame has not changed the Molepolole native; he remains humble and approachable, his handsome features regularly lit up with a genuine, infectious smile. The former Secondary School Setswana and English 109

August 4, 2017 2:00 PM Chiefs vote in watershed polls

The transitional committee followed a reconciliatory move by two warring factions to bring an end to the long running battle for the control of the club. The club, for sometime, has been running under two parallel committees led by Ramocha Tsieng and Kitso Maswena while the other one was under Raymond Tsheko and Clifford Mogomotsi. The outgoing chairperson 18