Freeda Debuts At Coke Studio … a First for Namibia

[New Era] Windhoek -Sassy afro pop singer Freeda is the first Namibian musician to grace the stage at Africa’s biggest music show, Coke Studio Africa. Freeda will feature alongside Kiff No Beat from Ivory Coast and Wawa Salegy from Madagascar. Coke Stu…

[New Era] Windhoek -Sassy afro pop singer Freeda is the first Namibian musician to grace the stage at Africa's biggest music show, Coke Studio Africa. Freeda will feature alongside Kiff No Beat from Ivory Coast and Wawa Salegy from Madagascar. Coke Studio Africa is Coca Cola's flagship African music show, but it is a non-competitive music show. It brings together diverse African music talent to present world-class showcases, while giving upcoming artists the opportunity to work with some of the best African and international

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Letter: Thank You Zambia Reports; I Applaud You

Hello Zambia Reports, thank you so much for being professional in your reporting. I applaud you for having no traces of bias and favoritism. You are civil and neutral , and your reporting has nothing to do with your personal … Continued

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Hello Zambia Reports, thank you so much for being professional in your reporting. I applaud you for having no traces of bias and favoritism. You are civil and neutral , and your reporting has nothing to do with your personal views and opinions. I salute you a thousand times for being independent , bold , and factual in your updates. Kudos. Watson Pachara Mapinda Jr The post Letter: Thank You Zambia Reports; I Applaud You appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Pambazuka Essays Spur Entreprenueral and Intellectual Debate At Kampala International University

[Fahamu] Like many young people across Africa, Ugandan youth face the challenge of acquiring appropriate skills and deploying them in achieving their dreams. An essay competition at Kampala International University gave students the opportunity to refl…

[Fahamu] Like many young people across Africa, Ugandan youth face the challenge of acquiring appropriate skills and deploying them in achieving their dreams. An essay competition at Kampala International University gave students the opportunity to reflect on this issue and to explore solutions to youth unemployment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Norwegian Report Uncovers Harassment and Illegal Wages On South African Wine Farms

[Fahamu] A confidential audit report from Norwegian government-owned alcoholic beverage retailer Vinmonopolet has uncovered harassment, unionization prohibitions and salaries below the minimum wage at several of its wine producers in South Africa.

[Fahamu] A confidential audit report from Norwegian government-owned alcoholic beverage retailer Vinmonopolet has uncovered harassment, unionization prohibitions and salaries below the minimum wage at several of its wine producers in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Constitution Amendment – A Fatal Blow to Nation-Building

[Fahamu] Nigeria’s historic problem of failed nation-building cannot be cured by merely amending the flawed constitution handed down by the military in 1999. The exercise is futile. What the country needs is a national Constituent Assembly to draw up a…

[Fahamu] Nigeria's historic problem of failed nation-building cannot be cured by merely amending the flawed constitution handed down by the military in 1999. The exercise is futile. What the country needs is a national Constituent Assembly to draw up a new constitution restructuring Nigeria, which then should be put to a referendum.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Challenges of Teacher Education

[Fahamu] Tanzania’s famous founding president Julius Nyerere was a teacher. But despite the government’s commitment to education in its development agenda, many young people shun the teaching profession. Salaries are low, classes big and teaching has l…

[Fahamu] Tanzania's famous founding president Julius Nyerere was a teacher. But despite the government's commitment to education in its development agenda, many young people shun the teaching profession. Salaries are low, classes big and teaching has little prestige among the professions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania