South Africa Promotes Investments in Agro-Processing

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH African companies have been encouraged to invest in the agro-processing sector. The Eastern Cape Province, where more than 20 companies from the agriculture/agro processing sector, has vast investment opportunities. The C…

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH African companies have been encouraged to invest in the agro-processing sector. The Eastern Cape Province, where more than 20 companies from the agriculture/agro processing sector, has vast investment opportunities. The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) conducted a workshop at the Coega Business Centre in the Nelson Mandela Bay. It was held ahead of the second application window of the Agro-Processing Support Scheme (APPS) that will remain open until J

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Deadly Winds Wreak Havoc in Rwanda

[CAJ News] Kigali -EXTREME weather marked by heavy winds has left at least three people dead and 24 others injured in Rwanda. Some 5 850 people from 1 170 households have been left homeless and vulnerable in the districts of Bugesera, Gicumbi, Huye, Ki…

[CAJ News] Kigali -EXTREME weather marked by heavy winds has left at least three people dead and 24 others injured in Rwanda. Some 5 850 people from 1 170 households have been left homeless and vulnerable in the districts of Bugesera, Gicumbi, Huye, Kirehe, Ngoma, Nyabihu, Nyamasheke, Rubavu and Rusizi. These are in the eastern, southern and western provinces. The affected areas earlier the experienced heavy rainfall associated with heavy storms, which resulted in destruction of houses and community farm lands. The 640 famil

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Young Scientists Gather in SA to Solve Global Challenges

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -YOUNG scientists from around the continent and other parts of the world have gathered in South Africa to explore solutions to prevailing global problems. In response to some of the challenges faced by their local communities,th…

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -YOUNG scientists from around the continent and other parts of the world have gathered in South Africa to explore solutions to prevailing global problems. In response to some of the challenges faced by their local communities,these youngsters will be showing off their science research projects at the three-day Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair (ISF) in Johannesburg until Friday. The Eskom Expo ISF, which is South Africa's biggest school-level science fair, is an ideal platform for t

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Burundi Refugees Stranded in Raging Congolese Combat

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -INCESSANT clashes between armed groups and government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have delayed the opening of a refugee camp to accommodate refugees fleeing equally-troubled Burundi. The conflict has displaced …

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -INCESSANT clashes between armed groups and government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have delayed the opening of a refugee camp to accommodate refugees fleeing equally-troubled Burundi. The conflict has displaced thousands of Congolese. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said while a negative impact on the conduct of humanitarian activities was feared, a direct consequence of these clashes was the delay in opening the new Mulongwe refugee camp.

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AY, Gordons, Helen Paul Storm Beauty of Africa International Pageant

[Vanguard] The stage is set for the 11th edition of Beauty of Africa International pageant which holds at Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos and red carpet kicks-off at 6pm.

[Vanguard] The stage is set for the 11th edition of Beauty of Africa International pageant which holds at Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos and red carpet kicks-off at 6pm.

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Robben Island Museum Operators Determined to Keep Tourist Attraction Afloat

[Daily Maverick] Considering that over eight million people have visited UNESCO World Heritage site the Robben Island Museum in the past 20 years, the near sinking of a chartered passenger vessel, the Thandi, and the emergency evacuation of around 70 p…

[Daily Maverick] Considering that over eight million people have visited UNESCO World Heritage site the Robben Island Museum in the past 20 years, the near sinking of a chartered passenger vessel, the Thandi, and the emergency evacuation of around 70 passengers on 15 September is an anomaly. But it has highlighted a problem that has plagued the museum since it first opened to the public in 1997 - to get the some 350,000 visitors per annum safely on and off the island. On Wednesday members of the museum executive and the So

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Sanctions Must Stay – Enough Project

[Radio Dabanga] Washington -In an article published in US News & World Report this week, John Prendergast and Ian Schwab of the Enough Project highlight the a recent attack on peaceful protesters in Kalma camp in South Darfur.

[Radio Dabanga] Washington -In an article published in US News & World Report this week, John Prendergast and Ian Schwab of the Enough Project highlight the a recent attack on peaceful protesters in Kalma camp in South Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Government Plans to Recruit 10,000 New Teachers

[Nation] A total of 10,000 teachers are set to be recruited in anticipation of an increased number of students as the government prepares to roll out free secondary education in January.

[Nation] A total of 10,000 teachers are set to be recruited in anticipation of an increased number of students as the government prepares to roll out free secondary education in January.

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Teachers’ Coop Takes New Measures to Recover Loans

[New Times] New measures have been devised to trace the teachers who quit the teaching profession before they could complete repayment of loans they acquired from teachers’ savings and credit cooperative, Umwalimu-Sacco.

[New Times] New measures have been devised to trace the teachers who quit the teaching profession before they could complete repayment of loans they acquired from teachers' savings and credit cooperative, Umwalimu-Sacco.

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