Presidency Responds to ‘Free Higher Education’ Newspaper Report

[Govt of SA] The story in the Sunday Times newspaper reporting that President Jacob Zuma was planning to announce free education in the State of the Nation Address in February this year and was stopped by the National Treasury is a fabrication.

[Govt of SA] The story in the Sunday Times newspaper reporting that President Jacob Zuma was planning to announce free education in the State of the Nation Address in February this year and was stopped by the National Treasury is a fabrication.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What Role Can Carbon Tax Play to Achieve Climate Goals?

[The Herald] Since 2001 when Zimbabwe started to put a price on carbon for fuel, ostensibly to curb greenhouse gas emissions, petrol and diesel consumption has expanded rapidly ever since. For example, between 2009 and 2015, petrol and diesel use – a m…

[The Herald] Since 2001 when Zimbabwe started to put a price on carbon for fuel, ostensibly to curb greenhouse gas emissions, petrol and diesel consumption has expanded rapidly ever since. For example, between 2009 and 2015, petrol and diesel use - a major source of climate warming gases - climbed nearly 150 percent to 1,38 million litres each year, data from energy regulator ZERA shows, as Zimbabweans bought more cars.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Factionalism Hits Main Opposition Party

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) officials in the northern region have said the party is facing the demon of factionalism and slate politics within its rank and file, the party’s Deputy Director of Economic and Planning Dr Cornelius Mwalwanda …

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) officials in the northern region have said the party is facing the demon of factionalism and slate politics within its rank and file, the party's Deputy Director of Economic and Planning Dr Cornelius Mwalwanda has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Local Documentary in Finals of UK Film Awards

[New Era] Windhoek -The 2016 Damara Traditional and Cultural Festival filmed by a United Kingdom-based research group and from which subsequently a 45-minute documentary was made was among the 150 films shortlisted for the Arts and Humanities Research …

[New Era] Windhoek -The 2016 Damara Traditional and Cultural Festival filmed by a United Kingdom-based research group and from which subsequently a 45-minute documentary was made was among the 150 films shortlisted for the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)'s 2017 Film Awards in the United Kingdom, of which the winners were announced last Thursday in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Madzibaba Stephen in Clean-Up Exercise

[Zimbabwe Standard] Mahatma Gandhi once said; “We can no more gain God’s blessing with an unclean body than with an unclean mind. A clean body cannot reside in an unclean city.”

[Zimbabwe Standard] Mahatma Gandhi once said; "We can no more gain God's blessing with an unclean body than with an unclean mind. A clean body cannot reside in an unclean city."

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party’s Chinamasa Forced to Plot Own Ouster

[New Zimbabwe] The farcical Zanu PF infighting reached comical proportions weekend when party secretary for legal affairs, Patrick Chinamasa was tasked to organise processes that will also lead to his own ouster.

[New Zimbabwe] The farcical Zanu PF infighting reached comical proportions weekend when party secretary for legal affairs, Patrick Chinamasa was tasked to organise processes that will also lead to his own ouster.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harare City Confirm CAF Participation

[The Herald] Newly crowned Chibuku Super Cup kings Harare City have wasted no time in confirming their participation in the Confederation Cup next year and have vowed to do better than in their maiden appearance in the continental tourney.

[The Herald] Newly crowned Chibuku Super Cup kings Harare City have wasted no time in confirming their participation in the Confederation Cup next year and have vowed to do better than in their maiden appearance in the continental tourney.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Buhari Leading Infidels in Anti-Graft Crusade’

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari is leading a team of unrepentant unbelievers in his anti-corruption crusade, a newly published book on the 2015 General Elections says.

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari is leading a team of unrepentant unbelievers in his anti-corruption crusade, a newly published book on the 2015 General Elections says.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria