Cosatu Countrywide Mass March Gets Underway

[News24Wire] Cosatu members along with ANC-alliance partner, the SACP, have assembled at various gathering points around the country to protest against President Jacob Zuma.

[News24Wire] Cosatu members along with ANC-alliance partner, the SACP, have assembled at various gathering points around the country to protest against President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Orders Mawaire’s Release

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Anti-government activist and cleric, pastor Evan Mawarire, was freed Tuesday after magistrate Elijah Singano ruled that he was illegally before the court.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Anti-government activist and cleric, pastor Evan Mawarire, was freed Tuesday after magistrate Elijah Singano ruled that he was illegally before the court.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Medics Urge State to Expand NHIF Cover for Kidney Treatment

[Nation] Medics want the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) cover to be expanded to cater for both peritoneal dialysis as well as post-transplant care of kidney patients.

[Nation] Medics want the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) cover to be expanded to cater for both peritoneal dialysis as well as post-transplant care of kidney patients.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

JAMB Moves to Stop Illegal Admission

[Leadership] Abuja -The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced its intention to stop the regularization of all forms of illegal admissions conducted by tertiary institutions from this year.

[Leadership] Abuja -The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced its intention to stop the regularization of all forms of illegal admissions conducted by tertiary institutions from this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Quo Vadis Women Election Convergence?

[The Herald] Five months ago, thousands of women from different political parties countrywide came together to create a political platform to encourage women to participate in next year’s elections as voters and candidates.

[The Herald] Five months ago, thousands of women from different political parties countrywide came together to create a political platform to encourage women to participate in next year's elections as voters and candidates.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Masters Degree – New Status Symbol

[The Herald] In Zimbabwe obtaining a masters degree seems to have become an esteem issue more than it is academic, with people flocking to institutions of higher learning in their pursuit.

[The Herald] In Zimbabwe obtaining a masters degree seems to have become an esteem issue more than it is academic, with people flocking to institutions of higher learning in their pursuit.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Who Wants the Return of 2008, Anyway?

[The Herald] For those not familiar with the semiotics and nomenclature of Zimbabwean language and politics, “2008” represents a “time of great suffering” — something between the suffering of God’s people in Biblical times and Shaka Zulu’s “umfecane”.

[The Herald] For those not familiar with the semiotics and nomenclature of Zimbabwean language and politics, "2008" represents a "time of great suffering" -- something between the suffering of God's people in Biblical times and Shaka Zulu's "umfecane".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe