Bogus Colleges to Be Dealt With Sternly

[The Patriot] The Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology is moving with speed to tighten screws on tertiary institutions that offer courses that are not recognised by the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA). This follows t…

[The Patriot] The Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology is moving with speed to tighten screws on tertiary institutions that offer courses that are not recognised by the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA). This follows the completion of the ministry's five-year strategic plan. "The strategy is focused on transforming the country's economy into a knowledge-based one," said the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr. Theophilus Mooko.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Appeal Judges to Retire At 80

[The Patriot] A protracted legal battle is in the offing after Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) MPs on Friday morning unanimously passed the amendment of the Court of Appeal Bill, 2017 tabled by Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Shaw Kgathi on u…

[The Patriot] A protracted legal battle is in the offing after Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) MPs on Friday morning unanimously passed the amendment of the Court of Appeal Bill, 2017 tabled by Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Shaw Kgathi on urgency. Parliament suspended all other business to focus on the tabling and debate of the CoA amendment bill, which Kgathi said should be passed to comply with a recent court order made by Justice Abednigo Tafa of Lobatse High court. Attempts to block the Bill by MP for Fr

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Alleged Abduction – Traditional Ruler to Remain in Prison Till April 27

[Daily Trust] A Kaduna Chief Magistrate Court on Monday adjourned the case involving Mr Damina Ishaku, the Chief of Kurama in Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State, to April 27 for further mention.

[Daily Trust] A Kaduna Chief Magistrate Court on Monday adjourned the case involving Mr Damina Ishaku, the Chief of Kurama in Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State, to April 27 for further mention.

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Ahmed Kathrada, In Loving Memory

[Daily Maverick] “I’m at peace, really,” Ahmed Kathrada said in a Daily Maverick interview in October 2014 on the 25th anniversary of his release from prison. Was he at peace with the world at the time of his passing? There are painful truths that we a…

[Daily Maverick] "I'm at peace, really," Ahmed Kathrada said in a Daily Maverick interview in October 2014 on the 25th anniversary of his release from prison. Was he at peace with the world at the time of his passing? There are painful truths that we as a nation must face. Kathrada, 87, was deeply disturbed about the political situation in South Africa and certainly in the final year of his life, he made this patently clear. In bidding farewell to this gentle giant and stalwart of the liberation struggle, South Africa will

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How Attack On Amnesty International Stirred Nigerian CSOs

[Daily Trust] Following the attack on the Abuja office of Amnesty International (AI), many civil society organisations condemned the action as an affront on the country’s democracy.

[Daily Trust] Following the attack on the Abuja office of Amnesty International (AI), many civil society organisations condemned the action as an affront on the country's democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria