Matric Results Misrepresent What Candidates Really Know

[Daily Maverick] Our kids’ poor exam marks reflect an inability to move beyond rote learning to any true knowledge. Without a culture of questioning and a culture of error, it is going to be difficult for our education system to improve the quality of …

[Daily Maverick] Our kids' poor exam marks reflect an inability to move beyond rote learning to any true knowledge. Without a culture of questioning and a culture of error, it is going to be difficult for our education system to improve the quality of the matric passes. By MARYKE BAILEY.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Forests, An Undervalued Resource

[Africa Renewal] National Coordinator, Institutional Strengthening for the Forest Sector Development Program at Ethiopia’s Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, and UN Environment’s Ivo Mulder, Finance and Private Sector Coordinator of t…

[Africa Renewal] National Coordinator, Institutional Strengthening for the Forest Sector Development Program at Ethiopia's Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, and UN Environment's Ivo Mulder, Finance and Private Sector Coordinator of the UN-REDD Programme

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

ANC ‘Shuts Down’ National Assembly for 75 Days

[News24Wire] The National Assembly will be in recess for 75 days, after the ANC “pushed through” an amendment of Parliament’s programme to allow for a prolonged “constituency” period.

[News24Wire] The National Assembly will be in recess for 75 days, after the ANC "pushed through" an amendment of Parliament's programme to allow for a prolonged "constituency" period.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sagay – Judgments in Corruption Cases Against Judges Show There’s Espirit De Corps

[This Day] The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itself Sagay (SAN), has said the outcome of corruption trials against some judges clearly showed that there is es spirit de corps among the judges.

[This Day] The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itself Sagay (SAN), has said the outcome of corruption trials against some judges clearly showed that there is es spirit de corps among the judges.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

India Gives Seychelles U.S.$8.4 Million for New Magistrate’s Court, 71 Buses

[Seychelles News Agency] The Indian government is giving financial support to five civilian projects in Seychelles amounting to $8.36 million, a communiqué from the High Commission said on Tuesday.

[Seychelles News Agency] The Indian government is giving financial support to five civilian projects in Seychelles amounting to $8.36 million, a communiqué from the High Commission said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles