South Africa’s Reading Crisis Is a Cognitive Catastrophe

[The Conversation Africa] When the late Black Consciousness leader Steve Biko published his seminal book, “I write what I like”, in 1978 it wasn’t about individual self-expression or even self-indulgence. It was a political statement with its origins i…

[The Conversation Africa] When the late Black Consciousness leader Steve Biko published his seminal book, "I write what I like", in 1978 it wasn't about individual self-expression or even self-indulgence. It was a political statement with its origins in the work of Brazilian adult literacy activist Paulo Freire.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Advocates for Increased Trade And Investment With Germany

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says notwithstanding the excellent relations that exist between Ghana and Germany, Ghana has decided to turn our back on the old Ghanaian economy, which has been dependent o…

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says notwithstanding the excellent relations that exist between Ghana and Germany, Ghana has decided to turn our back on the old Ghanaian economy, which has been dependent on the production and export of raw materials, and also dependent on aid.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Sun, Sand and Wi-Fi – 4 Ways to Stay Connected While in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] Although visitors come to Seychelles for a quiet holiday away from their busy everyday lives, they still like to stay connected. Here are four ways to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots in the island nation to help you stay in touch whi…

[Seychelles News Agency] Although visitors come to Seychelles for a quiet holiday away from their busy everyday lives, they still like to stay connected. Here are four ways to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots in the island nation to help you stay in touch while you're admiring the sand and the sun.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

University of Rwanda, U.S. Organisation Partner to Promote Entrepreneurship Among Students

[New Times] Wadhwani Foundation, a US-based non-governmental organisation, has partnered with University of Rwanda to promote entrepreneurship and support the skills ecosystem in Rwanda, a statement from the two institutions indicates. Through its Nati…

[New Times] Wadhwani Foundation, a US-based non-governmental organisation, has partnered with University of Rwanda to promote entrepreneurship and support the skills ecosystem in Rwanda, a statement from the two institutions indicates. Through its National Entrepreneurship Network, the Foundation's focus in East Africa is to advance the availability of high quality entrepreneurship education.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Firefighters Control Fire At Sonils

[ANGOP] Luanda -The fire that broke out on Wednesday at one of Schlumberger Angola’s Sonangol Integrated Logistic Services facilities is under control, said the National Civil Protection and Fire Service.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The fire that broke out on Wednesday at one of Schlumberger Angola's Sonangol Integrated Logistic Services facilities is under control, said the National Civil Protection and Fire Service.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Dapchi School Girls’ Abduction, a Shocking Déjà Vu

[Vanguard] The attack on the Government Girls Technical College, in Dapchi, Yobe State, apart from re-opening the unhealed wounds which the abduction of Chibok girls left in the national psyche, has once again dealt a wicked blow to the national effort…

[Vanguard] The attack on the Government Girls Technical College, in Dapchi, Yobe State, apart from re-opening the unhealed wounds which the abduction of Chibok girls left in the national psyche, has once again dealt a wicked blow to the national effort to promote girl-child education in Nigeria. Most painfully, it is occurring in the most educationally-disadvantaged zone in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria