The Folly of Overlooking the Benefits of a Good State School Education

[Daily Maverick] South Africans who consider themselves informed, engaged and “woke” must urgently examine how their school choices play a role in sustaining, and actively perpetuating, the inequalities that threaten our world.

[Daily Maverick] South Africans who consider themselves informed, engaged and "woke" must urgently examine how their school choices play a role in sustaining, and actively perpetuating, the inequalities that threaten our world.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Iceland Ends Development Support for Mozambique

[AIM] Maputo -The Icelandic government announced on Thursday that it is ending its development aid to Mozambique, according to a report carried by the independent television station, STV.

[AIM] Maputo -The Icelandic government announced on Thursday that it is ending its development aid to Mozambique, according to a report carried by the independent television station, STV.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Niger – a Reminder of Why the U.S. Military’s Presence Africa Needs Constant Scrutiny

[The Conversation Africa] On October 4 an American Special Forces team was ambushed by a contingent of Islamic State affiliated fighters in Niger. Four American soldiers were killed and two wounded. The team of 12 soldiers was returning from a meeting …

[The Conversation Africa] On October 4 an American Special Forces team was ambushed by a contingent of Islamic State affiliated fighters in Niger. Four American soldiers were killed and two wounded. The team of 12 soldiers was returning from a meeting with community leaders when it ran into a group of up to 50 terrorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Lessons From Somalia – Building Community Resilience Is Crucial

[Daily Maverick] South Africa’s Somali community is a community of self-sufficient, law-abiding citizens. These people have learned the consequences of non-tolerant radicalised societies and their moderation continues to hold true despite being victims…

[Daily Maverick] South Africa's Somali community is a community of self-sufficient, law-abiding citizens. These people have learned the consequences of non-tolerant radicalised societies and their moderation continues to hold true despite being victims of xenophobic and criminal attacks resulting in about 40 deaths to date in 2017 alone. By DAVID BAX.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How to Increase Access to Cancer Treatment in Kenya

[The Conversation Africa] Cancer is the third most common cause of death in Kenya, after infectious diseases and heart conditions and accounts for 7% of all deaths in the country. Due to the lack of a national registry, it’s estimated that there are be…

[The Conversation Africa] Cancer is the third most common cause of death in Kenya, after infectious diseases and heart conditions and accounts for 7% of all deaths in the country. Due to the lack of a national registry, it's estimated that there are between 22,000 and 41,000 new cancer cases each year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Internal Control Mechanisms Needed Against Corruption

[AIM] Maputo -The fight against corruption should be waged from within both public and private institutions, through internal control mechanisms that can detect frauds, argued Alda Manjate, director of the Sofala Provincial Office against Corruption, i…

[AIM] Maputo -The fight against corruption should be waged from within both public and private institutions, through internal control mechanisms that can detect frauds, argued Alda Manjate, director of the Sofala Provincial Office against Corruption, interviewed in Monday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Security Beefed Around Supreme Court Ahead of Pre-Trial Conference

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Security has been beefed up in the Central Business District (CBD) ahead of the Supreme Court pre-trial conference for the three presidential petitions lodged last week to challenge the validity of the presidential election held o…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Security has been beefed up in the Central Business District (CBD) ahead of the Supreme Court pre-trial conference for the three presidential petitions lodged last week to challenge the validity of the presidential election held on October 26.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Call for Police Commitment to Fight Against Corruption

[AIM] Maputo -The Deputy General Commander of the Mozambican police. Timoteo Bernardo, on Saturday called for greater commitment from the police in the fight against corruption.

[AIM] Maputo -The Deputy General Commander of the Mozambican police. Timoteo Bernardo, on Saturday called for greater commitment from the police in the fight against corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique