Gulu Launches Fundraising Drive for Pece Facelift

[Observer] After several years of struggling to raise the fallen walls of Pece War Memorial stadium, Gulu district has launched a fundraising campaign to rehabilitate the facility ahead of the 14th edition of the East Africa Secondary School games due …

[Observer] After several years of struggling to raise the fallen walls of Pece War Memorial stadium, Gulu district has launched a fundraising campaign to rehabilitate the facility ahead of the 14th edition of the East Africa Secondary School games due in August this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Edtech Start-Up Uses Algorithms, Interleaved Learning to Get Maths, Science Learning to Stick

[Innovation in Africa] Most African edtech start-ups use technology as a delivery and distribution channel. South African start-up Siyavula is different because it uses a combination of technology and best education practice to improve what students re…

[Innovation in Africa] Most African edtech start-ups use technology as a delivery and distribution channel. South African start-up Siyavula is different because it uses a combination of technology and best education practice to improve what students remember when doing maths and science. Russell Southwood spoke to CEO Mark Horner and Megan Beckett, Learning Research, Design and Analytics at the company.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Suspect Fatally Shot, One Injured During Shootout With Police

[SAPS] Last night, the Pietermaritzburg Flying Squad and K9 Unit reacted to a burglary which was reported at the Liberty Mall in Pietermaritzburg. Police officers began to look for the suspects who were involved in the burglary.

[SAPS] Last night, the Pietermaritzburg Flying Squad and K9 Unit reacted to a burglary which was reported at the Liberty Mall in Pietermaritzburg. Police officers began to look for the suspects who were involved in the burglary.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Drugs and Illegal Possession of Ammunition in Lentegeur

[SAPS] Western Cape: Vigilant police members attached to Lentegeur SAPS Crime Prevention Unit were performing patrols on Friday at about 18:10 in the Lentegeur area when they noticed a white Mazda vehicle. The driver known to members, then sped off, wh…

[SAPS] Western Cape: Vigilant police members attached to Lentegeur SAPS Crime Prevention Unit were performing patrols on Friday at about 18:10 in the Lentegeur area when they noticed a white Mazda vehicle. The driver known to members, then sped off, which led to a pursuit ending in Malva Street, Lentegeur. The suspect attempted to flee from police however swift police action has led to his apprehension and upon searching the vehicle they found 3500 mandrax tablets, with an estimated street value R150 000 and 18x

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa