Ivory Scam – Shame As Uganda Apologises to China

[Observer] The government of Uganda has offered an apology to China in a bid to calm heightened diplomatic tensions after President Museveni mistakenly named two Chinese ‘diplomats’ in the illegal sale of ivory in a May 2 letter.

[Observer] The government of Uganda has offered an apology to China in a bid to calm heightened diplomatic tensions after President Museveni mistakenly named two Chinese 'diplomats' in the illegal sale of ivory in a May 2 letter.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Twitter Slams Tsvangirai Over ‘Removing Mugabe’ Posts

[News24Wire] Twitter is not reacting kindly to Morgan Tsvangirai’s reappearance on his Twitter account this weekend, when he said his aim for next year’s election was to remove longtime president Robert Mugabe.

[News24Wire] Twitter is not reacting kindly to Morgan Tsvangirai's reappearance on his Twitter account this weekend, when he said his aim for next year's election was to remove longtime president Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Protea Shambles – Out-Batted, Out-Bowled and Out of Another ICC Event

[Daily Maverick] That old chestnut of being unable to perform under pressure in ICC sanctioned events gave South Africa the heebie jeebies against India on Sunday. A run out so bizarre that it will replace the memory of the Klusener-Donald affair prett…

[Daily Maverick] That old chestnut of being unable to perform under pressure in ICC sanctioned events gave South Africa the heebie jeebies against India on Sunday. A run out so bizarre that it will replace the memory of the Klusener-Donald affair pretty much summed-up the team's woes when it comes to knock-out games. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Educationists ‘Blame’ Teachers Over Assessment of Learners

[Observer] Education minister Janet Museveni has implored experts to identify gaps that are slowly but surely widening and depriving the country of quality education in the region.

[Observer] Education minister Janet Museveni has implored experts to identify gaps that are slowly but surely widening and depriving the country of quality education in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

EFF Takes On #Guptaleaks With Gigaba in the Crosshairs

[Daily Maverick] Why did Malusi Gigaba, when he was Minister of Public Enterprises, tell Denel to continue with the procurement of locomotives, even though it was illegal to do so, and instructed the state-owned company not to communicate with the Nati…

[Daily Maverick] Why did Malusi Gigaba, when he was Minister of Public Enterprises, tell Denel to continue with the procurement of locomotives, even though it was illegal to do so, and instructed the state-owned company not to communicate with the National Treasury? A letter from Gigaba dated December 7, 2012 was released to the media by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Thursday as part of a dossier on a dodgy Transnet locomotives tender. This is part of a labyrinth of allegations related to the Guptas' capture of th

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa