Children Who Suffer in Swaziland

[Swazi Media] News that a father in Swaziland tied his 11-year-old daughter to a house pillar and thrashed her with a pipe until she became unconscious shines a focus on the constant ill treatment of children in the kingdom.

[Swazi Media] News that a father in Swaziland tied his 11-year-old daughter to a house pillar and thrashed her with a pipe until she became unconscious shines a focus on the constant ill treatment of children in the kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Minister Edna Molewa On Arrest of Alleged Rhino Poachers in Kruger National Park

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has welcomed the arrest of 10 alleged rhino poachers in the Kruger National Park yesterday, 23 April 2018.

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has welcomed the arrest of 10 alleged rhino poachers in the Kruger National Park yesterday, 23 April 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Craxh of Military Training Plane in Sfax – Defence Ministry Orders Initiation of Investigation

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Defence Minister Abdelkrim Zbidi entrusted on Tuesday the armed forces’ general inspection to initiate an investigation into the causes of the crash of a military training plane, on Monday night near the Sfax military airbase, ca…

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Defence Minister Abdelkrim Zbidi entrusted on Tuesday the armed forces' general inspection to initiate an investigation into the causes of the crash of a military training plane, on Monday night near the Sfax military airbase, causing the death of instructor pilot Captain Mahjoub Amri and active non-commissioned cadet Wissem Ghrab, spokesman for the Defence Ministry Colonel Belhassan Oueslati told TAP.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Umalusi Issues Certificates to Accredited Institutions

[Govt of SA] Part of Umalusi’s mandate as the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training is to accredit private education institutions offering qualifications registered on the General and Further Education and Training…

[Govt of SA] Part of Umalusi's mandate as the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training is to accredit private education institutions offering qualifications registered on the General and Further Education and Training Qualifications Sub-framework, which constitutes levels 1 - 4 of the National Qualifications Framework.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MEC Debbie Schäfer On Schools Across the Western Cape Opening Despite the Planned Strike Action

[Govt of SA] Schools across the Western Cape will remain open on Wednesday 25th April 2018 despite the planned strike action. The planned strike action is not a legitimate reason to close schools. There are a number of rumours and fake news posts doing…

[Govt of SA] Schools across the Western Cape will remain open on Wednesday 25th April 2018 despite the planned strike action. The planned strike action is not a legitimate reason to close schools. There are a number of rumours and fake news posts doing the rounds on social media claiming that schools will shut until Wednesday 2ndMay 2018. These are not true and we urge parents, learners and members of the public to not share this fake news.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

When Malaria is Just Part of Growing Up

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Growing up in West or Central Africa, malaria is the most common illness you suffer from. I would say, where I lived in Buea at the foot of Mount Cameroon, that nearly everyone is hit by malaria at least twice a year. It has become so common that at the first symptoms – cold shivers and a high temperature in the evening – we run to the drug store at the side of the road and get some malaria pills. It starts getting worse around the third day, and then you think maybe I should go to hospital. And that’

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Growing up in West or Central Africa, malaria is the most common illness you suffer from. I would say, where I lived in Buea at the foot of Mount Cameroon, that nearly everyone is hit by malaria at least twice a year. It has become so common that at the first symptoms - cold shivers and a high temperature in the evening - we run to the drug store at the side of the road and get some malaria pills. It starts getting worse around the third day, and then you think maybe I should go to hospital. And that'

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Judges Adjourn Key Verdict On Qilinto Prison Fire in Absence of Defendants

[Addis Standard] Judges at the federal high court 19th criminal bench have this morning adjourned a key verdict involving 38 prisoner defendants charged with terrorism offenses in the absences of all the defendants. Today’s hearing was to decide on whe…

[Addis Standard] Judges at the federal high court 19th criminal bench have this morning adjourned a key verdict involving 38 prisoner defendants charged with terrorism offenses in the absences of all the defendants. Today's hearing was to decide on whether defendants were not guilty or guilty of the offenses they are accused of. This is the second time the court has postponed the key decision for another hearing.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Mineral Resources Appeals High Court Ruling On Declaration Order in Original Mining Charter, 2014 and Revised Mining Charter of 2010

[Govt of SA] After careful consideration, the Department has approached the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) to appeal the judgment handed down by the High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Division, Pretoria, in respect of the application for declaratory or…

[Govt of SA] After careful consideration, the Department has approached the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) to appeal the judgment handed down by the High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Division, Pretoria, in respect of the application for declaratory orders in relation to the original Mining Charter, 2004 and the revised Mining Charter, 2010.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Joy for Civil Servants

[The Herald] Cabinet has approved principles to the amendment of the Public Service Act as Government steps up efforts to give civil servants the right to collective bargaining as enshrined in the Constitution.

[The Herald] Cabinet has approved principles to the amendment of the Public Service Act as Government steps up efforts to give civil servants the right to collective bargaining as enshrined in the Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

DHET Fails to Answer Why Poor Students Have Not Been Paid Their NSFAS Allowances

[DA] The DA will write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Cornelia September, requesting an urgent meeting with the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) on why thousands of students have reportedly …

[DA] The DA will write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Cornelia September, requesting an urgent meeting with the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) on why thousands of students have reportedly not received allowances in months.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa