70-Year-Old Man Sits for Primary School Exam, Hopes to Go to University

[News24Wire] A 70-year-old Sudanese man has sat for his primary school exam in the country’s west Kordofan state, with hope to proceed to secondary school and eventually university, a report says.

[News24Wire] A 70-year-old Sudanese man has sat for his primary school exam in the country's west Kordofan state, with hope to proceed to secondary school and eventually university, a report says.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Social Media Regulations Threaten Democracy – R2K, DA

[News24Wire] The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) and the Democratic Alliance on Tuesday lashed out at State Security Minister David Mahlobo, who at the weekend said the regulation of social media in SA was being discussed at government level.

[News24Wire] The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) and the Democratic Alliance on Tuesday lashed out at State Security Minister David Mahlobo, who at the weekend said the regulation of social media in SA was being discussed at government level.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Young Initiate Still Missing, Believed Dead, Four Years Later

[News24Wire] Four years after he disappeared at an initiation school, a teenage boy is still missing and believed to have been beaten to death, a probe into the cultural practice heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Four years after he disappeared at an initiation school, a teenage boy is still missing and believed to have been beaten to death, a probe into the cultural practice heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Award Oil Blocks, Refineries’ Licenses to Oil Communities – Hostcom Tells FG

[Vanguard] Oil-producing communities, under the auspices of Host Communities of Nigeria, Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM) have called on the Federal Government to immediately allocate 10 oil blocks to its nominees and stakeholders and also award license…

[Vanguard] Oil-producing communities, under the auspices of Host Communities of Nigeria, Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM) have called on the Federal Government to immediately allocate 10 oil blocks to its nominees and stakeholders and also award licenses for its proposed ten modular refineries with capacities ranging from 1,000 to 3,000 barrels per day.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bridge Collapse Creates Health Time Bomb

[New Zimbabwe] THE influx of scores of touts and food vendors at the collapsed Nkankezi Bridge in Filabusi, Matebeleland South, has created a health time bomb and stoked other serious social problems, the local MP said last week.

[New Zimbabwe] THE influx of scores of touts and food vendors at the collapsed Nkankezi Bridge in Filabusi, Matebeleland South, has created a health time bomb and stoked other serious social problems, the local MP said last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

65 Million Displaced By Conflicts, Disasters – Amina Mohammed

[Vanguard] Today, an unprecedented 65 million people around the world have been displaced due to conflict and disaster, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has said.

[Vanguard] Today, an unprecedented 65 million people around the world have been displaced due to conflict and disaster, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria