Fresh University Graduates to Drive Agric Modernisation and Food Security Efforts

[New Times] Efforts geared at strengthening modern farming and helping spur crop production to ensure food security have been boosted by deployment of fresh agriculture university graduates in different parts of the country to support farmers. The volu…

[New Times] Efforts geared at strengthening modern farming and helping spur crop production to ensure food security have been boosted by deployment of fresh agriculture university graduates in different parts of the country to support farmers. The volunteer extension workers are expected to equip sector players with the right agronomic skills and knowledge to improve crop production, according to the State Minister for Agriculture, Fulgence Nsengiyumva.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

U.S., Liberia Sign Agreement On School Science Program

[New Republic] It is announced in Monrovia that the U.S. Embassy, on behalf of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), signed an agreement with the Ministry of Education to implement the Global Learning and Observations to Benefi…

[New Republic] It is announced in Monrovia that the U.S. Embassy, on behalf of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), signed an agreement with the Ministry of Education to implement the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Saftu Preoccupation With Cosatu a Sign of Infirmity

[COSATU] For a union that left COSATU 5 years ago, one would imagine that by now, they would be talking about their own federation, considering the fact that they keep saying they are going to form a radical federation. We never thought that the term ‘…

[COSATU] For a union that left COSATU 5 years ago, one would imagine that by now, they would be talking about their own federation, considering the fact that they keep saying they are going to form a radical federation. We never thought that the term 'radical' meant that 5 years later, people would be continuing to speak nothing about themselves but COSATU.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Premier Supra Mahumapelo Condems and Pleadsfor Calm in Rustenburg Mining Areas

[Govt of SA] North West Provincial Government has appealed for calm in Rustenburg mining areas following the recent death of yet another shop steward of a mine workers union at Wonderkop Mining family unit. This follows the death of an African male who…

[Govt of SA] North West Provincial Government has appealed for calm in Rustenburg mining areas following the recent death of yet another shop steward of a mine workers union at Wonderkop Mining family unit. This follows the death of an African male who was found lying down with what looked like a bullet wound in the back of his head as well as on his lower back.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

EAC for Its Citizens, Not Politicians This Time

[Daily News] HAVE you noted that politicians are the same all over the world that is why they can promise to build a bridge where there is no river? These are people who lead terrible lives, when he is not straddling an issue, he is busy dodging one, b…

[Daily News] HAVE you noted that politicians are the same all over the world that is why they can promise to build a bridge where there is no river? These are people who lead terrible lives, when he is not straddling an issue, he is busy dodging one, but because they form part of the society, we must live with them and show them that they must not necessarily be leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Farmers Speak Out Against New Plant Bills

[GroundUp] “Seed is something that is sacred. Seed is life. In our tradition, it is about culture, identity; it’s about sharing … If everything is for sale, when will it stop?” asked Rifqah Tifloen at a public hearing on the Plant Improvement Bill an…

[GroundUp] "Seed is something that is sacred. Seed is life. In our tradition, it is about culture, identity; it's about sharing ... If everything is for sale, when will it stop?" asked Rifqah Tifloen at a public hearing on the Plant Improvement Bill and the Plant Breeders' Rights Bill in Port Elizabeth's City Hall on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africa and Cuba Sign Agreement to Co-Operate On Geo-Hydrology and Engineering Services

[Govt of SA] Deputy of Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms Pamela Tshwete, on behalf of the South African Government, has signed an agreement with Cuba’s Institute of National Hydraulic Resources (INHR) to extend the RSA-Cuba Cooperation Agreement to …

[Govt of SA] Deputy of Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms Pamela Tshwete, on behalf of the South African Government, has signed an agreement with Cuba's Institute of National Hydraulic Resources (INHR) to extend the RSA-Cuba Cooperation Agreement to 2023.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa