EFF Interrupts Tshwane Mayoral Committee Sitting to Demand Dismissal of Staffer in Qualifications Scandal

[News24Wire] The EFF in Tshwane interrupted a mayoral committee sitting on Wednesday, calling for the immediate dismissal of the City’s chief of staff Marietha Aucamp, who has been embroiled in a qualifications scandal.

[News24Wire] The EFF in Tshwane interrupted a mayoral committee sitting on Wednesday, calling for the immediate dismissal of the City's chief of staff Marietha Aucamp, who has been embroiled in a qualifications scandal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Will Foreign Investors Help Zimbabwe to Transform Itself?

[New Zimbabwe] SIX months after Robert Mugabe was ousted from office, there appears to be a new-found confidence among investors that Zimbabwe has, at last, become a place where they can safely do business.

[New Zimbabwe] SIX months after Robert Mugabe was ousted from office, there appears to be a new-found confidence among investors that Zimbabwe has, at last, become a place where they can safely do business.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

VP Mohadi Slams GBV, Early Child Marriages

[The Herald] Communities which tolerate and accept gender based violence and early child marriages cannot achieve meaningful development, Vice President Kembo Mohadi has said. Officially launching the International Day of Families at Maramba Primary Sc…

[The Herald] Communities which tolerate and accept gender based violence and early child marriages cannot achieve meaningful development, Vice President Kembo Mohadi has said. Officially launching the International Day of Families at Maramba Primary School in Maramba Pfungwe yesterday, VP Mohadi said the two scourges should be condemned in the strongest possible terms with perpetrators being prosecuted and accorded appropriate justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Equal Education General Secretary Stepped Down Over Allegations of Sexual Harassment

[GroundUp] According to an Equal Education (EE) press release issued on 14 May, General Secretary Tshepo Motsepe stepped down on 25 April after allegations of sexual harassment were made against him by female staff members.

[GroundUp] According to an Equal Education (EE) press release issued on 14 May, General Secretary Tshepo Motsepe stepped down on 25 April after allegations of sexual harassment were made against him by female staff members.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rise in School Dropouts Riles First Lady

[The Herald] First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa yesterday expressed concern over the high number of school dropouts in Mashonaland Central, which is the highest in the country. Some of the causes of school dropouts that were highlighted were early marriages,…

[The Herald] First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa yesterday expressed concern over the high number of school dropouts in Mashonaland Central, which is the highest in the country. Some of the causes of school dropouts that were highlighted were early marriages, drug and substance abuse, lack of schools and gold panning.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chamisa’s MDC-T Denies Violent Skirmishes

[New Zimbabwe] NELSON Chamisa’s MDC-T party put in a brave face Tuesday arguing all was well amid growing tensions over a chaotic candidate selection process, opposition leader.

[New Zimbabwe] NELSON Chamisa's MDC-T party put in a brave face Tuesday arguing all was well amid growing tensions over a chaotic candidate selection process, opposition leader.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

High Court Bans All Traditional Leaders From Politics

[Kubatana.net] MASVINGO High Court on Wednesday 16 May 2018 issued an order in favour of Elton Mangoma and Renewal Democrats Zimbabwe political party banning all traditional leaders from partisan politics.

[Kubatana.net] MASVINGO High Court on Wednesday 16 May 2018 issued an order in favour of Elton Mangoma and Renewal Democrats Zimbabwe political party banning all traditional leaders from partisan politics.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

What to Wear for Kenyans Attending the Virtual Royal Wedding in Kenya

[Capital FM] There is a whole lot of hullabaloo in the World as we are only two days away from the royal wedding. Prince Harry is set to marry Meghan Markle in one of the most anticipated weddings in recent times. The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan…

[Capital FM] There is a whole lot of hullabaloo in the World as we are only two days away from the royal wedding. Prince Harry is set to marry Meghan Markle in one of the most anticipated weddings in recent times. The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is due to take place on 19 May 2018 at Windsor Castle in England. The groom, Prince Harry, is a member of the British royal family while as the bride, Meghan Markle, is an American actress who won the hearts of many in the television series, Suits.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Urban Expansion in Nigeria Will Rise By 35 Percent Between 2018 and 2050 – UN

[Vanguard] Sixty-eight percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas by the year 2050, the United Nation said Wednesday, up from 55 percent at present.

[Vanguard] Sixty-eight percent of the world's population will live in urban areas by the year 2050, the United Nation said Wednesday, up from 55 percent at present.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria