Over 1,000 Learners Shut Down Port Elizabeth School

[GroundUp] Over 1,500 learners shut down their high school in Port Elizabeth earlier this week, demanding more teachers, additional and clean toilets, and enough nutritional food for everybody.

[GroundUp] Over 1,500 learners shut down their high school in Port Elizabeth earlier this week, demanding more teachers, additional and clean toilets, and enough nutritional food for everybody.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bloody Battle to Succeed Mugabe Grips Country

[CAJ News] Harare -RIGHTS groups are worried at the intraparty violence tearing apart Zimbabwe’s ruling party as the crisis-torn Southern African country prepares for next year’s elections. Rival Zanu-PF factions, in defiance of President Robert Mugabe…

[CAJ News] Harare -RIGHTS groups are worried at the intraparty violence tearing apart Zimbabwe's ruling party as the crisis-torn Southern African country prepares for next year's elections. Rival Zanu-PF factions, in defiance of President Robert Mugabe's orders, are involved in a bloody showdown as the party struggles to resolve its succession disputes. The process to succeed Mugabe (93) has often been violent and characterised by intimidation, harassment and in some instances physical violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ethiopian Girls Become Heroes of Their Own Story

[VOA] Three young Ethiopian girls use their superpowers to stop harmful practices against girls in rural areas and to promote access to school. That is the story behind “Tibeb Girls,” a new animated series developed in Ethiopia.

[VOA] Three young Ethiopian girls use their superpowers to stop harmful practices against girls in rural areas and to promote access to school. That is the story behind "Tibeb Girls," a new animated series developed in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Presidential Guards Nabbed for Armed Robbery

[New Zimbabwe] TWO soldiers were Thursday arraigned before magistrate Babra Chimboza after they allegedly terrorised a Harare man at his residence before robbing him of his cash, car among other goods recently.

[New Zimbabwe] TWO soldiers were Thursday arraigned before magistrate Babra Chimboza after they allegedly terrorised a Harare man at his residence before robbing him of his cash, car among other goods recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

State Says Ready For Protest Pastor Mawarire Trial

[New Zimbabwe] Investigations into allegations activist cleric Evan Mawarire sought to subvert a constitutionally elected government are complete and the State is ready to indict him, a city court heard Thursday.

[New Zimbabwe] Investigations into allegations activist cleric Evan Mawarire sought to subvert a constitutionally elected government are complete and the State is ready to indict him, a city court heard Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

General Chiwenga Must Resign

[New Zimbabwe] WHEN a serving soldier goes astray, there are many different types of remedial actions that can be invoked. The most common of these punishments is what is known as Confinement Barracks (CB), usually for minor transgressions like absence…

[New Zimbabwe] WHEN a serving soldier goes astray, there are many different types of remedial actions that can be invoked. The most common of these punishments is what is known as Confinement Barracks (CB), usually for minor transgressions like absence without official leave (AWOL) or inappropriate dressing.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Maputo Hub Ignites Entrepreneurial Spirit Among Youth

[CAJ News] Maputo -LAUNCHED in 2011 by Klaus Schwab, the veteran Germany engineer and economist who is also the founder of the World Economic Forum, the Global Shapers Community is enabling young Mozambicans to contribute to the development of the Sout…

[CAJ News] Maputo -LAUNCHED in 2011 by Klaus Schwab, the veteran Germany engineer and economist who is also the founder of the World Economic Forum, the Global Shapers Community is enabling young Mozambicans to contribute to the development of the Southern African country. The Global Shapers Community is a network of hubs bringing together youth that have a common, voluntary goal, to take the lead in the economic and social evolution of their respective countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique