Over 80 Percent of Secondary Schools Don’t Have Laboratories

[Iwacu] The Center for Didactic Research and Science Dissemination in Burundi (CRDS) of the University of Burundi reveals that 80% of secondary schools in Burundi do not have laboratories to perform scientific experiments.

[Iwacu] The Center for Didactic Research and Science Dissemination in Burundi (CRDS) of the University of Burundi reveals that 80% of secondary schools in Burundi do not have laboratories to perform scientific experiments.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Musician Chavula Set for Sound and Light Concert

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Ivory Coast based Malawian female reggae artist Tamanyawaka Chavula is set to perform at Sound and Light concert scheduled for next month in Salima.

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Ivory Coast based Malawian female reggae artist Tamanyawaka Chavula is set to perform at Sound and Light concert scheduled for next month in Salima.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Social Activist Calls for Action Against Kidnapping Syndicates

[News24Wire] Daring and sophisticated syndicates are eyeing multi-million rand targets as organised crime has shifted its attention to kidnapping wealthy business owners for hefty ransoms.

[News24Wire] Daring and sophisticated syndicates are eyeing multi-million rand targets as organised crime has shifted its attention to kidnapping wealthy business owners for hefty ransoms.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Echoes of Babangida

[This Day] August is Babangida month. It is the month of his birth and the commemoration of his ascension to power as Nigeria’s sixth military leader and eighth head of state. Rightfully, the nation and his friends have a right to reflect on his abidin…

[This Day] August is Babangida month. It is the month of his birth and the commemoration of his ascension to power as Nigeria's sixth military leader and eighth head of state. Rightfully, the nation and his friends have a right to reflect on his abiding significance in the persisting pantheon of Nigerian leadership, both imposed and elected. An armored officer who acquired political power in a bloodless coup, assumed the curious title of President and maintains a tortured persistent relevance deserves at least period

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mali’s Suspended Constitutional Review Provides Vital Lessons

[ISS] On 18 August, Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta decided to suspend the referendum procedure to revise Mali’s constitution. His decision was taken under pressure from various political and civil society groups rallied under the platform Antè Abana, which means ‘We do not want, it’s over’ in the local Bambara language.

[ISS] On 18 August, Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta decided to suspend the referendum procedure to revise Mali's constitution. His decision was taken under pressure from various political and civil society groups rallied under the platform Antè Abana, which means 'We do not want, it's over' in the local Bambara language.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Women in Power Are Complicit in South Africa’s Gender-Based Violence

[The Conversation Africa] As South Africans marked Women’s Month, which celebrates the milestones and achievements of its women, a politically charged event involving gender-based violence made the headlines.

[The Conversation Africa] As South Africans marked Women's Month, which celebrates the milestones and achievements of its women, a politically charged event involving gender-based violence made the headlines.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Uganda Film Festival Enters Day 3

[Observer] The fifth edition of Uganda Film Festival enters its third day today with a variety of activities including screenings in cinemas around the city. Screenings start at 10am up until 4pm every day until Thursday this week.

[Observer] The fifth edition of Uganda Film Festival enters its third day today with a variety of activities including screenings in cinemas around the city. Screenings start at 10am up until 4pm every day until Thursday this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

14 Cases of Sunstroke As Port Sudan Swelters

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan / Khartoum -Fourteen residents who suffered from heat stroke* were recorded in the hospital. In Khartoum state, cancer is the most common death cause, according to the Health Ministry.

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan / Khartoum -Fourteen residents who suffered from heat stroke* were recorded in the hospital. In Khartoum state, cancer is the most common death cause, according to the Health Ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

USAID Offers Support in Darfur While Sanctions Discussed

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Mark Green, administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) stressed the US will continue offering humanitarian support for the people in Darfur until the post-war phase.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Mark Green, administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) stressed the US will continue offering humanitarian support for the people in Darfur until the post-war phase.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan