Reports – Morocco Stops Sale, Production of Full-Face Veil

[Deutsche Welle] Local media has reported that factories across Morocco were made to stop manufacturing burqas, while shops have been told to liquidate inventories. The Interior Ministry cited security concerns as grounds for the move.

[Deutsche Welle] Local media has reported that factories across Morocco were made to stop manufacturing burqas, while shops have been told to liquidate inventories. The Interior Ministry cited security concerns as grounds for the move.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Micro-Gardening As One Part of Therapy in Dakar

[Global Fund] Paco and Mansour are proud of what they have achieved: Guided by Awa (middle), a volunteer social worker, they have created what they call “their” vegetable garden at the Centre de Prise en Charge Integrée des Addictions de Dakar, or CEPIAD.

[Global Fund] Paco and Mansour are proud of what they have achieved: Guided by Awa (middle), a volunteer social worker, they have created what they call "their" vegetable garden at the Centre de Prise en Charge Integrée des Addictions de Dakar, or CEPIAD.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Energy Players Seek Subsidy on Cooking Gas Accessories

[New Times] There is need for a tax waiver on all accessories required for the use of cooking gas so as to make it more affordable to Rwandans, players in the energy sector have said.

[New Times] There is need for a tax waiver on all accessories required for the use of cooking gas so as to make it more affordable to Rwandans, players in the energy sector have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Education Council to Manage Student Loans, Bursaries

[New Times] The management of government loans and bursaries for university students could soon be coordinated by the Higher Education Council (HEC) after MPs yesterday approved the plan.

[New Times] The management of government loans and bursaries for university students could soon be coordinated by the Higher Education Council (HEC) after MPs yesterday approved the plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Supreme Court Postpones Election Petition Decision

[Deutsche Welle] A judge in Gambia said on Tuesday that a decision on President Jammeh’s challenge to the poll results will not be heard until Monday next week, just days before President-elect Adama Barrow’s expected inauguration.

[Deutsche Welle] A judge in Gambia said on Tuesday that a decision on President Jammeh's challenge to the poll results will not be heard until Monday next week, just days before President-elect Adama Barrow's expected inauguration.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

South Africa Can’t Compete Globally Without Fixing Its Attitude to Maths

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa is not producing enough school leavers who are competent in maths and science. This is a fact borne out by international assessments such as the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS) and th…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa is not producing enough school leavers who are competent in maths and science. This is a fact borne out by international assessments such as the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS) and the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report. These show that South Africa is not making much headway when it comes to maths and science.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Ready for Business, Kagame Tells Indian Investors

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has emphasised Rwanda’s readiness to discuss and engage in business with investors from all across the world as the country seeks to be a business hub.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has emphasised Rwanda's readiness to discuss and engage in business with investors from all across the world as the country seeks to be a business hub.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Museveni Reshuffles Army Chiefs, Promotes Son

[East African] Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has announced significant changes in the top army command on Tuesday that has seen his son, Maj Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, head of the elite Special Forces Command, move to a presidential advisory role.

[East African] Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has announced significant changes in the top army command on Tuesday that has seen his son, Maj Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, head of the elite Special Forces Command, move to a presidential advisory role.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda