Dad Takes On Private School in Court Over Son’s Exclusion From Exams for Unpaid Fees

[News24Wire] The father of a private primary school pupil, who was prevented from writing exams because of unpaid school fees, has challenged the constitutionality of this policy.

[News24Wire] The father of a private primary school pupil, who was prevented from writing exams because of unpaid school fees, has challenged the constitutionality of this policy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Without Govt Support, Farmers Need More Land to Be Competitive – Experts

[News24Wire] With insufficient government funding to support the agriculture sector, farmers have no choice but to acquire bigger farms to be competitive in the market, experts say.

[News24Wire] With insufficient government funding to support the agriculture sector, farmers have no choice but to acquire bigger farms to be competitive in the market, experts say.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government Update On Listeria Outbreak – Joint Media Statement

[Govt of SA] The Government, led by the Departments of Health (DoH), Department of Agriculture Forestry & Fisheries (DAFF), Trade and Industry (the dti) and the National Consumer Commission (NCC) and the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) has been working tirelessly to control and end the listeria outbreak. This statement serve to provide an update to the nation regarding progress and achievements towards controlling and ending the Listeria outbreak, as well as strengthening systems to prevent

[Govt of SA] The Government, led by the Departments of Health (DoH), Department of Agriculture Forestry & Fisheries (DAFF), Trade and Industry (the dti) and the National Consumer Commission (NCC) and the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) has been working tirelessly to control and end the listeria outbreak. This statement serve to provide an update to the nation regarding progress and achievements towards controlling and ending the Listeria outbreak, as well as strengthening systems to prevent

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Common Food Myths That Are Really Not True

[Vanguard] You’ve no doubt heard many tales about food and nutrition: which foods to avoid and which to gorge on, which are carcinogenic and which cause acne. But not all should be taken at face value! Jumia Food, Nigeria’s no 1 food ordering platform …

[Vanguard] You've no doubt heard many tales about food and nutrition: which foods to avoid and which to gorge on, which are carcinogenic and which cause acne. But not all should be taken at face value! Jumia Food, Nigeria's no 1 food ordering platform shares some of the most common food myths.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why the Sekeramayi Project Failed

[Zimbabwe Independent] Former president Robert Mugabe’s project to appoint former defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi as his successor failed due to an array of reasons: his lack of gravitas, weak support from the deposed veteran leader as well as from …

[Zimbabwe Independent] Former president Robert Mugabe's project to appoint former defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi as his successor failed due to an array of reasons: his lack of gravitas, weak support from the deposed veteran leader as well as from the Zanu PF commissariat and critical party structures.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Long-Shot Candidate Will Challenge President Biya

[VOA] It has been 18 years since Akere Muna founded the Cameroon chapter of Transparency International, the anti-corruption watchdog agency. And although the organization has scored some successes, the overall picture is not improving. In 2017, Cameroo…

[VOA] It has been 18 years since Akere Muna founded the Cameroon chapter of Transparency International, the anti-corruption watchdog agency. And although the organization has scored some successes, the overall picture is not improving. In 2017, Cameroon slipped to 153rd out of 180 countries in TI's annual corruption perception index, a slight drop from their ranking the previous year.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Unhappy Feet – The Sad State of South African Soccer

[VOA] No one was expecting the Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa’s best professional soccer team, to beat FC Barcelona, the world renowned Spanish team packed with legends like Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

[VOA] No one was expecting the Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa's best professional soccer team, to beat FC Barcelona, the world renowned Spanish team packed with legends like Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ebola Virus Moves From Rural Area to Urban One

[VOA] The World Health Organization reports one confirmed case of the deadly Ebola virus in the city of Mbandaka, a city of more than one million 150 kilometers from Bikoro where the outbreak started.

[VOA] The World Health Organization reports one confirmed case of the deadly Ebola virus in the city of Mbandaka, a city of more than one million 150 kilometers from Bikoro where the outbreak started.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Ebola Outbreak Spreads

[VOA] The World Health Organization says the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread to a city, raising fears of a new epidemic of the deadly virus.

[VOA] The World Health Organization says the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread to a city, raising fears of a new epidemic of the deadly virus.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

N1.8 Billion Properties Linked to NDDC Official Forfeited to Govt

[Premium Times] Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday ordered a temporary forfeiture of some properties worth N1.8 billion allegedly belonging to Tuoyo Omatsuli, Executive Director, Projects, Niger Delta D…

[Premium Times] Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday ordered a temporary forfeiture of some properties worth N1.8 billion allegedly belonging to Tuoyo Omatsuli, Executive Director, Projects, Niger Delta Development Commission, NNDC, to the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria