Empathy and Imagination – the Lessons Pupils Need

[Daily Maverick] The Selborne College incident shows us it’s not enough to have the resources to teach children to read and write. Clearly there are other lessons our children desperately need to learn.

[Daily Maverick] The Selborne College incident shows us it's not enough to have the resources to teach children to read and write. Clearly there are other lessons our children desperately need to learn.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Irrational IRP Madness Grips the Energy Sector in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] At a media briefing on 7 December 2017 during the so-called “Energy Indaba”, Energy Minister David Mahlobo announced that the long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan for electricity, IRP 2017, had been finalised and approved by the Cabin…

[Daily Maverick] At a media briefing on 7 December 2017 during the so-called "Energy Indaba", Energy Minister David Mahlobo announced that the long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan for electricity, IRP 2017, had been finalised and approved by the Cabinet the night before. By CHRIS YELLAND.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hichilema Demands TV Appearance

[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema is pushing for an appearance on state owned ZNBC’s Sunday Interview.

[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema is pushing for an appearance on state owned ZNBC's Sunday Interview.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

People Have Right to Abstain From Elections – Opposition

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabweans have the right to abstain from elections and the military must not harass people for failing to produce voter registration slips, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said Monday.

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabweans have the right to abstain from elections and the military must not harass people for failing to produce voter registration slips, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) said Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harare Businessman Sir Wicknell Arrested?

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Wicknell Chivhayo, the flamboyant businessman known for touting his riches and close ties with former first lady Grace Mugabe, has reportedly been questioned by the authorities over his shady deals with power utility ZESA.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Wicknell Chivhayo, the flamboyant businessman known for touting his riches and close ties with former first lady Grace Mugabe, has reportedly been questioned by the authorities over his shady deals with power utility ZESA.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Haufiku Heaps Praise On //Kharas Hospitals

[New Era] Lüderitz -The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Bernard Haufiku, over the weekend waxed lyrical in his appraisal of hospitals in the //Kharas Region, saying staff at these hospitals have performed much better compared to their peers at health institutions in other regions.

[New Era] Lüderitz -The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Bernard Haufiku, over the weekend waxed lyrical in his appraisal of hospitals in the //Kharas Region, saying staff at these hospitals have performed much better compared to their peers at health institutions in other regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Nando’s Ad Fires Up South Africa

[News24Wire] With less than 20 days to the new year, fast food outlet Nando’s decided to spice things up, reminding South Africans of their potential to always sort things out.

[News24Wire] With less than 20 days to the new year, fast food outlet Nando's decided to spice things up, reminding South Africans of their potential to always sort things out.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Power Speed Electrical Turnover 30% Up

[263Chat] Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed company Power Speed Electrical Limited recorded a turnover of $53.9 million for the year ended 30 September, a 30% increase from the same period last year due to increased sales of lower margin locally manufactu…

[263Chat] Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed company Power Speed Electrical Limited recorded a turnover of $53.9 million for the year ended 30 September, a 30% increase from the same period last year due to increased sales of lower margin locally manufactured building materials.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Highlights of Copa Lagos 2017

[Guardian] At about 2 pm on a Sunny Sunday at the Eko Atlantic, Lagos, the fan zone at the ‘Copa Lagos Beach Soccer’ mini-city was already buzzing with fans chanting and dancing in anticipation of the final day of the prestigious Copa Lagos Beach Socce…

[Guardian] At about 2 pm on a Sunny Sunday at the Eko Atlantic, Lagos, the fan zone at the 'Copa Lagos Beach Soccer' mini-city was already buzzing with fans chanting and dancing in anticipation of the final day of the prestigious Copa Lagos Beach Soccer tournament 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria