Red Tape Is Alienating Academics From Their Own Research and Work

[The Conversation Africa] When South African academics want to set up a new degree module, they’re entering into a process that can take years to germinate. These modules must be approved through an incredibly cumbersome process – departmental, school,…

[The Conversation Africa] When South African academics want to set up a new degree module, they're entering into a process that can take years to germinate. These modules must be approved through an incredibly cumbersome process - departmental, school, faculty, various university quality control committees, an institution's senate, the South African Qualification Authority. Only then can they be registered by the National Qualification Framework.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IMF Predicts 2.2% Growth for Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has once again analysed Angola’s economic perspective and predicted a growth of about 2.2 per cent for this year and 2.4 per cent for next year.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has once again analysed Angola's economic perspective and predicted a growth of about 2.2 per cent for this year and 2.4 per cent for next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Government On Funeral Arrangements of Zola Skweyiya

[Govt of SA] The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on State Funerals met on the 19th of April 2018 and deliberated on arrangements for the funeral service and burial of Dr Zola Skweyiya. The IMC noted that preparations are at an advanced stage and wish…

[Govt of SA] The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on State Funerals met on the 19th of April 2018 and deliberated on arrangements for the funeral service and burial of Dr Zola Skweyiya. The IMC noted that preparations are at an advanced stage and wishes to update the country as follows:

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government Calls for Calm in North-West

[Govt of SA] Government has noted the protest action which has taken place in Mahikeng, North West Province, which have been accompanied by violence, looting and destruction of property. All acts of violence are unacceptable and all stakeholders involv…

[Govt of SA] Government has noted the protest action which has taken place in Mahikeng, North West Province, which have been accompanied by violence, looting and destruction of property. All acts of violence are unacceptable and all stakeholders involved are urged to engage in discussion and resolve issues peacefully.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa