Supply-Side to Trump Energy Service Needs At Upcoming Energy Indaba

[Daily Maverick] Despite declining prospects and increasing costs of finance, there is a denial that strategic choices must be made between energy supply opportunities and complete disregard that such choices should be informed by energy service needs.

[Daily Maverick] Despite declining prospects and increasing costs of finance, there is a denial that strategic choices must be made between energy supply opportunities and complete disregard that such choices should be informed by energy service needs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Okorocha Explains Reasons for Creation of Ministry of Happiness and Purpose

[Guardian] Owerri -Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has explained the reason behind the creation of the Ministry of Happiness and Purpose as well as appointing his biological younger sister, Ogechi Ololo, as the commissioner in charge of it.

[Guardian] Owerri -Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has explained the reason behind the creation of the Ministry of Happiness and Purpose as well as appointing his biological younger sister, Ogechi Ololo, as the commissioner in charge of it.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Makarfi, Okowa , Others Meet Babangida, Niger Governor Ahead of PDP Convention

[This Day] Ahead of next the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the caretaker committee Chairman, Senate Ahmed Makarfi; the convention planning committee Chairman Ifeanyi Okowa and other top members of the party yesterday storme…

[This Day] Ahead of next the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the caretaker committee Chairman, Senate Ahmed Makarfi; the convention planning committee Chairman Ifeanyi Okowa and other top members of the party yesterday stormed Minna, the Niger State capital, during which they met separately with former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd) and the state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South African Architecture Precludes Jobs

[Daily Maverick] We need to turn the national dialogue away from owning “land” to owning “property”. The former is a rural conception: owning soil and the notions attached to that. The latter is a modern, urban idea that leads to real economic gains. W…

[Daily Maverick] We need to turn the national dialogue away from owning "land" to owning "property". The former is a rural conception: owning soil and the notions attached to that. The latter is a modern, urban idea that leads to real economic gains. With two-thirds of the population living in urban areas, what South Africa needs is urban reform.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Latest Illiteracy Shock Reveals Severe Teaching Deficiencies

[Daily Maverick] On Tuesday the news broke that about eight out of 10 Grade 4s were functionally illiterate. I raised my eyebrows, but I wasn’t all that surprised. I was really more relieved that what I’ve experienced and discussed anecdotally with col…

[Daily Maverick] On Tuesday the news broke that about eight out of 10 Grade 4s were functionally illiterate. I raised my eyebrows, but I wasn't all that surprised. I was really more relieved that what I've experienced and discussed anecdotally with colleagues is now substantiated in a controlled study. I also wondered how many university lecturers were truly surprised by this stat. Considering that universities are getting the strongest academic survivors of our education system, and, again, from anecdotal evidence and per

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Business Forum Doubles Efforts to Lure Investors

[VOA] Since taking office last month, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has put economic revival at the center of his administration. He has gone a step further to state his resolve to re-engage the international community that had long been diseng…

[VOA] Since taking office last month, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has put economic revival at the center of his administration. He has gone a step further to state his resolve to re-engage the international community that had long been disengaged by former president Robert Mugabe's regime.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe