No Tears or Fears As Grade 1s Start ‘Big School’ in Tshwane

[News24Wire] There were no first day jitters for some learners at a Tshwane primary school. They were ready to tackle their first day of school without fear or tears.

[News24Wire] There were no first day jitters for some learners at a Tshwane primary school. They were ready to tackle their first day of school without fear or tears.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ilke Platt-Akwenye On Opening Doors for Young People

[New Era] Windhoek -After opening a public relations business last year, founder Ilke Platt-Akwenye says she is now focused on using her business to empower other young people by giving internships to students.

[New Era] Windhoek -After opening a public relations business last year, founder Ilke Platt-Akwenye says she is now focused on using her business to empower other young people by giving internships to students.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

UN Secretary-General Appoints Bience Gawanas As Special Adviser for Africa

[Namibia Economist] The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres earlier this week announced the appointment of Bience Gawanas of Namibia as Special Adviser for Africa.

[Namibia Economist] The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres earlier this week announced the appointment of Bience Gawanas of Namibia as Special Adviser for Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

DA Submits Private Members Bill to Strengthen Good Governance and Transparency At the Pic

[DA] A copy of the Public Investment Corporation Amendment Bill, together with the memorandum on the objectives of the Public Investment Corporation Amendment Bill, are enclosed [here].

[DA] A copy of the Public Investment Corporation Amendment Bill, together with the memorandum on the objectives of the Public Investment Corporation Amendment Bill, are enclosed [here].

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Multiple Children Injured in Umlazi Taxi Crash On 1st Day of School

[News24Wire] Multiple children were injured in a taxi crash on Sibusiso Mdakane Drive in Umlazi E Section, south of Durban, on their first day of school on Wednesday morning.

[News24Wire] Multiple children were injured in a taxi crash on Sibusiso Mdakane Drive in Umlazi E Section, south of Durban, on their first day of school on Wednesday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Delays and Doubts – Gigaba Adds to the Confusion On Actual Funding for Free Higher Education

[DA] In a Press Conference yesterday Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba broke the news that free higher education will not be rolled out over the promised five years, but over eight. Just two weeks ago Higher Education Minister, Hlengiwe Mkhize, said free…

[DA] In a Press Conference yesterday Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba broke the news that free higher education will not be rolled out over the promised five years, but over eight. Just two weeks ago Higher Education Minister, Hlengiwe Mkhize, said free education would be phased in over five years. It is time that the two ministers spoke to one another about this.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former ANC MMC for Housing and Accomplice Arrested for Fraud and Corruption

[DA] African National Congress (ANC) Councillor and former MMC of Housing, Dan Bovu, and his accomplice have been arrested for the illegal sale of a City owned property stand in Vlakfontein, South of Johannesburg. The pair handed themselves over to the…

[DA] African National Congress (ANC) Councillor and former MMC of Housing, Dan Bovu, and his accomplice have been arrested for the illegal sale of a City owned property stand in Vlakfontein, South of Johannesburg. The pair handed themselves over to the police in Lenasia this morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gender Commission On Assault of Gender Activist

[Govt of SA] The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) is shocked at the alleged assault of a gender activist, Pamela Mabini who has been leading marches against sex assault-accused Pastor Tim Omotoso, The Commission condemns the alleged assault by Jong…

[Govt of SA] The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) is shocked at the alleged assault of a gender activist, Pamela Mabini who has been leading marches against sex assault-accused Pastor Tim Omotoso, The Commission condemns the alleged assault by Jongisizwe Mali that has left Ms Mabini with swollen face. The Commission is also saddened by the allegations that she was assaulted or attacked for her stance against women and child abuse.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Over 2 Million Vacancies Made Available in Public Schools Nationwide

[ANGOP] Luanda -General education (primary and secondary education) public schools all over the country have made available 2.649,913 vacancies for the current school term, said Tuesday in Luanda the secretary of State for Pre-School and General Educat…

[ANGOP] Luanda -General education (primary and secondary education) public schools all over the country have made available 2.649,913 vacancies for the current school term, said Tuesday in Luanda the secretary of State for Pre-School and General Education, Joaquim Cabral.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola