Soccer – Basetsana Must Overturn 2-0 Deficit to Burundi

[Sascoc] The Basetsana national women’s Under-20 side are looking to overturn their 2-0 defeat to Burundi when they host their East African rivals in Soweto on Saturday.

[Sascoc] The Basetsana national women's Under-20 side are looking to overturn their 2-0 defeat to Burundi when they host their East African rivals in Soweto on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Airline Buys Airbus Planes Worth U.S.$60 Million With Chinese Funding

[Focac] Khartoum -Sudan government on Wednesday said it purchased two Airbus planes in favour of Sudan Airways at a cost of 60 million U.S. dollars with a fund by a Chinese company.

[Focac] Khartoum -Sudan government on Wednesday said it purchased two Airbus planes in favour of Sudan Airways at a cost of 60 million U.S. dollars with a fund by a Chinese company.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Kaduna Teachers As a Metaphor of Fallen Education System

[Guardian] Against the backdrop of the face-off between Governor Nasir El-Rufai and Kaduna State’s primary and secondary school teachers following a competency test which many of them failed, Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal, examines the implication …

[Guardian] Against the backdrop of the face-off between Governor Nasir El-Rufai and Kaduna State's primary and secondary school teachers following a competency test which many of them failed, Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal, examines the implication of their training and capacity on pupils.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CRS Distributes 2.4 Million Free LLIN to Fight Malaria in Ondo

[Guardian] Akure -Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has declared that a total of 2,444,036 Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) were distributed to residents of Ondo State.

[Guardian] Akure -Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has declared that a total of 2,444,036 Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) were distributed to residents of Ondo State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Girls Fleeing Deadly Genital Mutilation

[CAJ News] Dar -ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – TANZANIA girls are increasingly fleeing their homes and seeking refuge in safe houses amid the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM). Officials confirmed some safe houses were accommodating girls beyond t…

[CAJ News] Dar -ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) - TANZANIA girls are increasingly fleeing their homes and seeking refuge in safe houses amid the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM). Officials confirmed some safe houses were accommodating girls beyond their carrying capacities ahead of the peaking of the rite in December. Every high season, many girls die due to heavy loss of blood or infection after being cut. In Mugumu in the northwestern Mara region, the sole safe house buuilt to accommodate 40 girls is now providing sh

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Army, Rebels Clash Uproot More

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -ESCALATING conflict between armed groups and the army has displaced thousands in the explosive Democratic Republic of Congo in recent days. According to humanitarian groups, the displacements have been most rife in the Katanga, Mai…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -ESCALATING conflict between armed groups and the army has displaced thousands in the explosive Democratic Republic of Congo in recent days. According to humanitarian groups, the displacements have been most rife in the Katanga, Mainama and South Kivu Provinces. During the past week, about 5 800 people from the Mukera area have reportedly moved to Fizi, Kananda, Simbi, Baraka refugee centres in Katanga. The clashes have displaced more than 3 000 civilians in the area of Lulenge in Mainama. Despite this vola

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Minister Bodha Reassures Transport Industry Workers of No Redundancy

[Government of Mauritius] “The National Transport Corporation (NTC) will be called upon to be the backbone of the new National Transport Network Project, and I am reiterating the assurances given to the staff of the Corporation as well as to workers of…

[Government of Mauritius] "The National Transport Corporation (NTC) will be called upon to be the backbone of the new National Transport Network Project, and I am reiterating the assurances given to the staff of the Corporation as well as to workers of the transport industry and to bus companies, that there will be no redundancy with the advent of the Metro Express."

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Duke of Edinburgh’s – President Hands Over Gold Award Badges to Young Mauritians

[Government of Mauritius] The President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, presented Gold Award badges to young Mauritians yesterday at the State House, Réduit, in the context of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Mauritius. The ceremony was held in the presence of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint, and other eminent personalities. The Gold Award was attributed to 36 young ladies and 30 young men.

[Government of Mauritius] The President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, presented Gold Award badges to young Mauritians yesterday at the State House, Réduit, in the context of the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - Mauritius. The ceremony was held in the presence of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Stephan Toussaint, and other eminent personalities. The Gold Award was attributed to 36 young ladies and 30 young men.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius