Govt Races to Reform University Sector

[VOA] The law school lecture hall at Dakar’s Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD) is, as usual, packed well beyond its 2,000-person capacity. Students huddle on the floor and perch on the window sills. Others stand by the door, straining to hear the prof…

[VOA] The law school lecture hall at Dakar's Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD) is, as usual, packed well beyond its 2,000-person capacity. Students huddle on the floor and perch on the window sills. Others stand by the door, straining to hear the professor.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Most Citizens Believe Criticizing the Govt Is Good, Twaweza Study Reveals

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Nine people out of ten citizens (87 per cent) believe they should be able to criticize the government if they think there is reason to do so, reads the Twaweza’s Voice of the Citizen new report.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Nine people out of ten citizens (87 per cent) believe they should be able to criticize the government if they think there is reason to do so, reads the Twaweza's Voice of the Citizen new report.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

No Show of Opposition Leaders in Court

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The top brass of the opposition Chadema have not yet shown up at the Kisutu Resident Magistrates’ Court for ruling of the bail application as anticipated earlier.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The top brass of the opposition Chadema have not yet shown up at the Kisutu Resident Magistrates' Court for ruling of the bail application as anticipated earlier.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Makerere Wants Govt Sponsorship Abolished

[Observer] Makerere University supreme governing body, the university council, has passed a resolution seeking to abolish government scholarships and replace them with loans for all university students.

[Observer] Makerere University supreme governing body, the university council, has passed a resolution seeking to abolish government scholarships and replace them with loans for all university students.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Abuja MOU to Regularise Shipping Operations in Africa

[Guardian] The Abuja Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is set to hold its third ministerial conference and ninth Port State Control Committee Meeting with the aim of developing a unified inspection procedure for the West and Central Africa sub-regions.

[Guardian] The Abuja Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is set to hold its third ministerial conference and ninth Port State Control Committee Meeting with the aim of developing a unified inspection procedure for the West and Central Africa sub-regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nelson Mandela Bay – Athol Trollip Survives for Now Amid Council Meeting Chaos

[Daily Maverick] A no-confidence vote in Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip scheduled for Thursday did not get off the ground. Council Speaker Jonathan Lawack took the decision to adjourn the special council proceedings indefinitely on the grounds …

[Daily Maverick] A no-confidence vote in Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip scheduled for Thursday did not get off the ground. Council Speaker Jonathan Lawack took the decision to adjourn the special council proceedings indefinitely on the grounds that disruption from opposition councillors made it impossible to proceed. The meeting was marked by conflict from the start. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa