Banking on Fees Commission Will Leave Vulnerable Students Trapped in Debt

[Equal Education] The crucial work of assessing the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training (Fees Commission) has begun in earnest. While Equal Education is pleased with the direction provided by the Commission i…

[Equal Education] The crucial work of assessing the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training (Fees Commission) has begun in earnest. While Equal Education is pleased with the direction provided by the Commission in certain areas, we are troubled by some of the recommendations. Our contention in our submission to the Fees Commission was that education is a public good, and that poor students must be prioritised in the realisation of free higher education. Thus, while we applaud the intr

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Maina – Senate Committee Grills AGF in Closed Door Meeting

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate Committee charged with investigating the circumstances of the return and re-instatement of fugitive former Chairman of the Presidential Pension Reforms Task Force Team, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, into the Federal Civil Service…

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate Committee charged with investigating the circumstances of the return and re-instatement of fugitive former Chairman of the Presidential Pension Reforms Task Force Team, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, into the Federal Civil Service yesterday grilled the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Mr. Abubakar Malami, over his role in the scandal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Humanitarian Minister Qasim Resigns

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia’s Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management Dr Maryan Qasim has resigned. Qasim announced her resignation on Wednesday afternoon.

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia's Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management Dr Maryan Qasim has resigned. Qasim announced her resignation on Wednesday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

CBN’s Investors and Exporter FX Window Boosts Companies’ Earnings

[This Day] The Investor and Export (I&E) foreign exchange (FX) introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in April has continued to enhance the performance of most listed manufacturing companies that rely on imported inputs for their operations.

[This Day] The Investor and Export (I&E) foreign exchange (FX) introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in April has continued to enhance the performance of most listed manufacturing companies that rely on imported inputs for their operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zambia Becomes AFC Member Country

[This Day] Zambia has become the first Southern African member country of the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading development finance institution for infrastructure in Africa.

[This Day] Zambia has become the first Southern African member country of the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading development finance institution for infrastructure in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

ASUU Raises Alarm Over Corruption in Kano Varsities

[This Day] Kano -The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kano Zone has frowned at the non-payment of excess workload allowance and postgraduate research grant totalling N273 million, as well as other conflicting issues at Kano University of Sc…

[This Day] Kano -The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kano Zone has frowned at the non-payment of excess workload allowance and postgraduate research grant totalling N273 million, as well as other conflicting issues at Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kogi to Conduct Competency Test for Public School Teachers

[This Day] Lokoja -The Kogi State Government has concluded plans to conduct competency test for public school teachers in the state to ensure that only capable hands teach in government-owned schools.

[This Day] Lokoja -The Kogi State Government has concluded plans to conduct competency test for public school teachers in the state to ensure that only capable hands teach in government-owned schools.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nasa Leaders Visit Co-Principal Kalonzo Musyoka in Germany

[Nation] A group of leaders affiliated to the National Super Alliance (Nasa) on Wednesday visited Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka in Germany, where he has been for the last month.

[Nation] A group of leaders affiliated to the National Super Alliance (Nasa) on Wednesday visited Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka in Germany, where he has been for the last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya