Former Brave Warriors Team Medic Charged Over Rhino Killings

[Namibian] FORMER Brave Warriors football team medic Gerson Kandjii and two other men arrested over the killing of two rhinoceroses at a farm in the Gobabis district shortly before Christmas are due to make a first appearance in the Gobabis Magistrate’…

[Namibian] FORMER Brave Warriors football team medic Gerson Kandjii and two other men arrested over the killing of two rhinoceroses at a farm in the Gobabis district shortly before Christmas are due to make a first appearance in the Gobabis Magistrate's Court early next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Social Development On Counselling Line for Matriculants

[SA Govt] The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini has opened the Department’s Gender Based Violence Command Centre (GBVCC) to matriculants who may be anxious about their examination results. The matric class of 2016 will receive their …

[SA Govt] The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini has opened the Department's Gender Based Violence Command Centre (GBVCC) to matriculants who may be anxious about their examination results. The matric class of 2016 will receive their results on January 5, 2017, and reports of depression and suicide tend to be on the increase during this time.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Shift Focus From Matric Results to Primary Schooling – Equal Education

[News24Wire] The spotlight on matric results is allowing the crisis in primary school education to remain in the shadows, Equal Education said on Wednesday, ahead of the release of the Department of Basic Education’s Grade 12 pass rate.

[News24Wire] The spotlight on matric results is allowing the crisis in primary school education to remain in the shadows, Equal Education said on Wednesday, ahead of the release of the Department of Basic Education's Grade 12 pass rate.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Agony for Parents as Costs Shoot Up With Schools Re-Opening

[Capital FM] Nairobi -It was agony for many parents as the prices of text books and uniforms shot up as schools countrywide re-opened Wednesday for the first term of the 2017 calendar year.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -It was agony for many parents as the prices of text books and uniforms shot up as schools countrywide re-opened Wednesday for the first term of the 2017 calendar year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Matric Results an Indicator of Primary Schooling Crisis

[Equal Education] Excessive pressure is brought to bear on learners, teachers, principals, and education bureaucrats for the sake of the annual shindig that is the national matric results announcement. The matric pass percentage is a superficial and mi…

[Equal Education] Excessive pressure is brought to bear on learners, teachers, principals, and education bureaucrats for the sake of the annual shindig that is the national matric results announcement. The matric pass percentage is a superficial and misleading indicator of public education quality -- particularly as extensive analysis reveals an ongoing crisis in primary schooling in South Africa[1]. Early learning is currently crippled by difficulties including overcrowded classrooms and lack of support for early chil

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Worm Invasion Declared National Crisis

[Times of Zambia] VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina has declared the continued rampaging of army worms as a national crisis and implored the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) to improve communication with the affected provinces in curbing the cro…

[Times of Zambia] VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina has declared the continued rampaging of army worms as a national crisis and implored the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) to improve communication with the affected provinces in curbing the crop-eating pests.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

President Appoints Directors for Troubled Parastatals

[Nyasa Times] Malawi President Peter Mutharika has appointed new board members for two troubled parastatals, State produce trader Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) and University of Malawi Council.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi President Peter Mutharika has appointed new board members for two troubled parastatals, State produce trader Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) and University of Malawi Council.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Chipolopolo Coach Reassures Nation

[Times of Zambia] CHIPOLOPOLO coach Wedson Nyirenda has reassured Zambians of qualification to the 2018 Russia World Cup despite the rocky start to the qualifiers.

[Times of Zambia] CHIPOLOPOLO coach Wedson Nyirenda has reassured Zambians of qualification to the 2018 Russia World Cup despite the rocky start to the qualifiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia