Cash Crunch – Universities Struggle to Stay Afloat

[Nation] The financial crisis facing public institutions of higher learning across the country was on Thursday laid bare by university staff during a meeting with the Senate Education Committee.

[Nation] The financial crisis facing public institutions of higher learning across the country was on Thursday laid bare by university staff during a meeting with the Senate Education Committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

SA’s Public Institutions’ Gross Dereliction of Duty Fuelled the Rise of State Capture

[Daily Maverick] Captured institutions rely on senior officials to facilitate such capture, be it in State-owned Enterprises such as Eskom or institutions such as the tax and prosecution services and elsewhere. But every so often such officials are lin…

[Daily Maverick] Captured institutions rely on senior officials to facilitate such capture, be it in State-owned Enterprises such as Eskom or institutions such as the tax and prosecution services and elsewhere. But every so often such officials are linked to serious misconduct, while others blow the whistle, upsetting institutional arrangements. The result? The rise of "fake" disciplinary proceedings, the suspension of some, but not others, amid a toxic mix of politics, power and competing factional interests.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Analysis – Hypocrisy’s Many Shades

[Daily Maverick] It is known the world over that politicians, in democracies and other forms of government, are going to be hypocritical from time to time. Expediency, putting personal interest above principle, comes with the job. But at no time is thi…

[Daily Maverick] It is known the world over that politicians, in democracies and other forms of government, are going to be hypocritical from time to time. Expediency, putting personal interest above principle, comes with the job. But at no time is this more evident than during times of great political change, and the one such event is unfolding right in front of our very eyes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘We’ll Turn Victoria Falls Into Africa’s Las Vegas’

[New Zimbabwe] MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has revealed ambitious plans to establish a tourism and fisheries university to cater for the Zambezi Valley region once elected into office.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has revealed ambitious plans to establish a tourism and fisheries university to cater for the Zambezi Valley region once elected into office.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Government Summons Matebeleland Chiefs Over Attempts to Install Ndebele King

[New Zimbabwe] GOVERNMENT has summoned traditional chiefs from Matebeleland provinces to warn them against supporting a recent bid to install a Ndebele king for the region.

[New Zimbabwe] GOVERNMENT has summoned traditional chiefs from Matebeleland provinces to warn them against supporting a recent bid to install a Ndebele king for the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Refugee Verification Launched, 6,900 Get Cards

[Independent (Kampala)] Isingiro, Uganda -Over 6,900 refugees have received new attestation forms and ration cards at the end of the first phase of a countrywide biometric verification exercise that started on March 1, 2018 in the Oruchinga refugee set…

[Independent (Kampala)] Isingiro, Uganda -Over 6,900 refugees have received new attestation forms and ration cards at the end of the first phase of a countrywide biometric verification exercise that started on March 1, 2018 in the Oruchinga refugee settlement in Uganda's South-West region.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda