Western Cape Education On Independent Schools Subsidy

[Govt of SA] Earlier this month, the Chairperson of the Standing Committee released a press statement that indicated that the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) provides subsidies to 101 independent schools. What the statement did not clarify is …

[Govt of SA] Earlier this month, the Chairperson of the Standing Committee released a press statement that indicated that the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) provides subsidies to 101 independent schools. What the statement did not clarify is the basis on which these subsidies are provided to independent schools.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethiopia Hosts Fresh Talks on Abyei Demarcation

[East African] After a 12-year delay in resolving the Abyei border dispute between South Sudan and Sudan, the African Union is now putting pressure on Juba and Khartoum to restart the demarcation talks.

[East African] After a 12-year delay in resolving the Abyei border dispute between South Sudan and Sudan, the African Union is now putting pressure on Juba and Khartoum to restart the demarcation talks.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Jungle Justice a Reflection of Nigerians’ Temperament, Says Akwa Ibom Commissioner

[Guardian] Uyo -The use of jungle justice by Nigerians to lynch those who have allegedly committed crimes is a reflection of Nigerians’ temperament hence there is the need for reorientation of the people.

[Guardian] Uyo -The use of jungle justice by Nigerians to lynch those who have allegedly committed crimes is a reflection of Nigerians' temperament hence there is the need for reorientation of the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Neiti – Govt, States, LGs Shared N2.8 Trillion in First Half of 2017

[This Day] The three tiers of government (federal, states and local governments) shared N2.788 trillion between January and June this year, a 38 per cent increase on the N2.019 trillion shared in the first half of 2016.

[This Day] The three tiers of government (federal, states and local governments) shared N2.788 trillion between January and June this year, a 38 per cent increase on the N2.019 trillion shared in the first half of 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Success of 1D1F Depends On Effective Value Chain – Agi Boss

[Ghana Govt.] The One-District One-Factory (1D1F) programme will work better and succeed if the entire value chain works, the president of Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Mr Seth Twum Akwaboah, has indicated.

[Ghana Govt.] The One-District One-Factory (1D1F) programme will work better and succeed if the entire value chain works, the president of Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Mr Seth Twum Akwaboah, has indicated.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

I Pledge to Build a Prosperous Society – President Akufo-Addo

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged to build a prosperous society, create opportunities for all and to raise the living standards of Ghanaians, despite the current challenges facing the nation.

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged to build a prosperous society, create opportunities for all and to raise the living standards of Ghanaians, despite the current challenges facing the nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Govt Seeks Revision of Nile Treaty to Safeguard Water Source

[East African] Egypt is trying to convince countries to adopt its renegotiated position on the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) ahead of this month’s Council of Waters Ministers’ meeting of the riparian states.

[East African] Egypt is trying to convince countries to adopt its renegotiated position on the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) ahead of this month's Council of Waters Ministers' meeting of the riparian states.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Allow Journalists to Wear Protective Gear, Probe Harassment

[East African] Media lobby groups want the Kenyan government to investigate cases of harassment and intimidation of journalists who covered the aftermath of the General Election.

[East African] Media lobby groups want the Kenyan government to investigate cases of harassment and intimidation of journalists who covered the aftermath of the General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya