School Feeding Reduces Dropouts

[Ethiopian Herald] The Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples’ State Education Bureau said that the school feeding program has reduced dropouts and improved teaching learning process as well.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples' State Education Bureau said that the school feeding program has reduced dropouts and improved teaching learning process as well.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Will Weekend’s March for Equal Inheritance Propel Historic First in Tunisia?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Beirut -Thousands of women in Tunisia are expected to take to the streets on Saturday demanding equal inheritance rights with men – a subject so taboo that it is rarely even debated in the Arab world, activists said.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Beirut -Thousands of women in Tunisia are expected to take to the streets on Saturday demanding equal inheritance rights with men - a subject so taboo that it is rarely even debated in the Arab world, activists said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Semenya, Simbine Ready for SA Champs

[News24Wire] The buzz of excitement around our track and field season hits cruise speed this week as top athletes head for a super-clash at the three-day ASA Senior Championships at Tuks Athletics Stadium in Tshwane on Thursday to Saturday, March 15- 17.

[News24Wire] The buzz of excitement around our track and field season hits cruise speed this week as top athletes head for a super-clash at the three-day ASA Senior Championships at Tuks Athletics Stadium in Tshwane on Thursday to Saturday, March 15- 17.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma Prosecution – Abrahams’ Conduct ‘Deeply Regrettable’, Says Casac

[News24Wire] National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Shaun Abrahams’ refusal to await the outcome of a Constitutional Court case – that could impact his job – before announcing a decision on the prosecution of former president Jacob Zuma has been des…

[News24Wire] National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Shaun Abrahams' refusal to await the outcome of a Constitutional Court case - that could impact his job - before announcing a decision on the prosecution of former president Jacob Zuma has been described as "deeply regrettable".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Book Extract – Front-Line Feminism in the Twenty-First Century

[Daily Maverick] In a chapter of a new book, Feminism Is: South Africans Speak their Truth (Kwela Books), LARISSA KLAZINGA tackles what she terms front-line feminism by examining the rise of Jacob Zuma.

[Daily Maverick] In a chapter of a new book, Feminism Is: South Africans Speak their Truth (Kwela Books), LARISSA KLAZINGA tackles what she terms front-line feminism by examining the rise of Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Anti-Racism Week – Campaign Aims to Teach Your Children Well About Scourge of Racism

[Daily Maverick] Paul Mosaka Primary School pupils displayed a good understanding of racism and what it entails at Monday’s launch of the #RootOutRacism Week Schools’ Programme ahead of Anti-Racism Week which kicks off on 14 March. Their labelling of T…

[Daily Maverick] Paul Mosaka Primary School pupils displayed a good understanding of racism and what it entails at Monday's launch of the #RootOutRacism Week Schools' Programme ahead of Anti-Racism Week which kicks off on 14 March. Their labelling of Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom as "pink" underscored the main theme (racism), revealed their honesty, exposed their understanding of the issue, and set the tone for the week ahead. By BHEKI SIMELANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Institutionalisation of Power, the Way Forward

[Addis Fortune] There was little doubt that the Minister of Defense Siraj Fegessa’s briefing to members of the media last Wednesday would not be a running list of the successes of the recently reinstated State of Emergency. Even for the residents of Ad…

[Addis Fortune] There was little doubt that the Minister of Defense Siraj Fegessa's briefing to members of the media last Wednesday would not be a running list of the successes of the recently reinstated State of Emergency. Even for the residents of Addis Abeba, whose city was relatively calm through two years of unrest in the surrounding Oromia Regional State, it was evident that the political environment was far from tranquil. At least Siraj's briefing came on the final day of a sit-in in towns surrounding the capital,

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

A ‘Morning Light’ Dawns for Ethiopian Women With Access to Solar Energy and Loans

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] In a drought-prone village of southern Ethiopia stands a small solar-energy-powered shop, fondly named by women as ‘Shaka’, which means the ‘morning light’.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] In a drought-prone village of southern Ethiopia stands a small solar-energy-powered shop, fondly named by women as 'Shaka', which means the 'morning light'.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia