DA to Call for Urgent Higher Education Portfolio Committee Meeting to Address Looming Higher Education Crisis

[DA] The DA will today write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Ms Cornelia September, to request that the Committee urgently reconvene to be briefed by the Ministers of Higher Education and Training, Financ…

[DA] The DA will today write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Ms Cornelia September, to request that the Committee urgently reconvene to be briefed by the Ministers of Higher Education and Training, Finance and Police on the plans to address the impending higher education funding crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Man Hospitalised After Attempted Hijacking By Passengers in Pretoria

[News24Wire] A man, who had given a lift to two men, has been hospitalised after the men allegedly turned on him and attempted to hijack him near Fountain Circle.

[News24Wire] A man, who had given a lift to two men, has been hospitalised after the men allegedly turned on him and attempted to hijack him near Fountain Circle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

GSA Impounds GOL Vehicles

[Observer] The General Services Agency (GSA) over the last few days has impounded Government of Liberia licensed vehicles, the Daily Observer has gathered. Some of the vehicles are reportedly parked in the courtyard of the Executive Mansion on Capitol …

[Observer] The General Services Agency (GSA) over the last few days has impounded Government of Liberia licensed vehicles, the Daily Observer has gathered. Some of the vehicles are reportedly parked in the courtyard of the Executive Mansion on Capitol Hill.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Soldiers Threaten to Protest ‘Salary Deductions’

[Observer] Credible information reaching the Daily Observer have it that some soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) are threatening to stage a peaceful public protest should the Ministry of Defense fail to reimburse what they claim is money “co…

[Observer] Credible information reaching the Daily Observer have it that some soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) are threatening to stage a peaceful public protest should the Ministry of Defense fail to reimburse what they claim is money "compulsorily" deducted from their salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Prevail, Partners Perform 40 Successful Cataract Surgeries

[Observer] The Partnership for Research on Ebola Virus in Liberia (PREVAIL) recently conducted a clinical research study where Ebola survivors and their close contacts benefited from cataract removal surgeries. The study, called PREVAIL 7, sought to ad…

[Observer] The Partnership for Research on Ebola Virus in Liberia (PREVAIL) recently conducted a clinical research study where Ebola survivors and their close contacts benefited from cataract removal surgeries. The study, called PREVAIL 7, sought to address the issues of safety for participants to undergo cataract surgery and to define the post-surgical care needed to achieve the best visual outcomes.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Curtis Realigns With CDC

[Observer] Brewerville City Mayor George V. Curtis not only congratulated President-elect George Manneh Weah on his runoff victory, but called on him to be aware of his civic duty to the country as the President, even though he won on the ticket of the…

[Observer] Brewerville City Mayor George V. Curtis not only congratulated President-elect George Manneh Weah on his runoff victory, but called on him to be aware of his civic duty to the country as the President, even though he won on the ticket of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia