Reality Check – Heher Commission Report Reminds Us of Harsh Truths On Student Fees

[Daily Maverick] On Monday, President Jacob Zuma finally released the so-called Fees Report – the Heher Commission’s report into funding of higher education. The 752-page report is detailed, thorough and reasonable. It concludes that fee-free education…

[Daily Maverick] On Monday, President Jacob Zuma finally released the so-called Fees Report - the Heher Commission's report into funding of higher education. The 752-page report is detailed, thorough and reasonable. It concludes that fee-free education is not possible, as did a report released by the Davis Tax Commission on Monday. Is it conceivable that government could ignore this expert consensus and strong-arm into action a half-baked plan for free education cooked up by a Zuma family friend now revealed to have been a

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nasa Retains Mbadi, Wetangula As Minority Leaders in Parliament

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Super Alliance (NASA) has said it has formally written to Speakers of the Houses of Parliament reaffirming the nomination of John Mbadi and Moses Wetangula as Minority Leaders in the National Assembly and the Senate r…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Super Alliance (NASA) has said it has formally written to Speakers of the Houses of Parliament reaffirming the nomination of John Mbadi and Moses Wetangula as Minority Leaders in the National Assembly and the Senate respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Seychelles Mandates New Appliances to Meet Energy Efficient Standards in 2018

[Seychelles News Agency] In an effort to reduce energy use in Seychelles, the Energy Commission is setting energy efficiency standards for five types of electrical home appliances entering Seychelles as of next year.

[Seychelles News Agency] In an effort to reduce energy use in Seychelles, the Energy Commission is setting energy efficiency standards for five types of electrical home appliances entering Seychelles as of next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Relief for Snakebite Victims As 5,000 Anti-Venom Vials Arrive Nigeria

[Premium Times] After one month of acute shortage of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), resulting in massive snakebite deaths across Nigeria, 5,000 vials of the ASV have arrived the country.

[Premium Times] After one month of acute shortage of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), resulting in massive snakebite deaths across Nigeria, 5,000 vials of the ASV have arrived the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kiss Daniel Exits G-Worldwide, Floats New Imprint

[Premium Times] After widespread rumours circulating in the social media, Nigerian recording artiste, Anidugbe Oluwatobiloba Daniel, popularly known as Kiss Daniel, has exited G-Worldwide Entertainment and has floated his own imprint “Flyboy INC (FBI)”.

[Premium Times] After widespread rumours circulating in the social media, Nigerian recording artiste, Anidugbe Oluwatobiloba Daniel, popularly known as Kiss Daniel, has exited G-Worldwide Entertainment and has floated his own imprint "Flyboy INC (FBI)".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Real Time Gross Settlement Transactions Reach U.S.$2 Billion

[The Source] The value of transactions processed through the National Payment System (NPS) in the last week of October increased by 20 percent to $2 billion from $1,7 billion recorded in the previous week due to a surge in Real Time Gross Settlement (R…

[The Source] The value of transactions processed through the National Payment System (NPS) in the last week of October increased by 20 percent to $2 billion from $1,7 billion recorded in the previous week due to a surge in Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) transactions.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe