Class of 2016 Raises the Bar

[SAnews.gov.za] Midrand -The Class of 2016 has achieved an overall national pass rate of 76.2% in the 2016 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examinations, from a previous figure of 74%.

[SAnews.gov.za] Midrand -The Class of 2016 has achieved an overall national pass rate of 76.2% in the 2016 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examinations, from a previous figure of 74%.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Independence of Western Sahara Is an Inalienable Right

[Daily Maverick] This week’s working visit to South Africa by President Brahim Ghali of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) is significant as it comes at a critical time when we marked the 40th anniversary of the proclamation of the SADR, foun…

[Daily Maverick] This week's working visit to South Africa by President Brahim Ghali of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) is significant as it comes at a critical time when we marked the 40th anniversary of the proclamation of the SADR, founded in 1976, and the continuing illegal occupation of Western Sahara by the Kingdom of Morocco. South Africa has maintained a principled position on the right to self-determination for the Saharawi people as enshrined in the United Nations (UN) Charter and the African Union (

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Inclusive Education for an Inclusive Economy

[SAnews.gov.za] Midrand -An inclusive education system makes an immense contribution towards an inclusive economy to serve an inclusive society, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

[SAnews.gov.za] Midrand -An inclusive education system makes an immense contribution towards an inclusive economy to serve an inclusive society, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sugar Tax – Attacking Funding Is Not a Counter-Argument

[Daily Maverick] Fin24 recently claimed to have “exposed” private funding for a research paper by the Institute for Race Relations on the government’s proposed sugar tax, notably from Coca-Cola. It also implicated me, although not by name.

[Daily Maverick] Fin24 recently claimed to have "exposed" private funding for a research paper by the Institute for Race Relations on the government's proposed sugar tax, notably from Coca-Cola. It also implicated me, although not by name.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NSPCA Staff Attacked in Gauteng While Trying to Save Chickens

[News24Wire] Bystanders attacked NSPCA staff after a truck carrying 3 000 chickens overturned on the N12 highway between Lenasia and Westonaria, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Bystanders attacked NSPCA staff after a truck carrying 3 000 chickens overturned on the N12 highway between Lenasia and Westonaria, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenyan Treasury Pays Safaricom Ksh7.5 Billion As Initial Installment for Security Network Job

[CIO] The Kenyan Treasury has paid Safaricom Ksh7.5 billion as initial installment for the 2014 building of a digital security system in Nairobi and Mombasa.

[CIO] The Kenyan Treasury has paid Safaricom Ksh7.5 billion as initial installment for the 2014 building of a digital security system in Nairobi and Mombasa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Oando, MRS, Rano, 36 Others to Lift Nigerian Crude in 2017

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Wednesday released names of 39 companies that will be involved in the sale and purchase of Nigerian crude for 2017/2018.

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Wednesday released names of 39 companies that will be involved in the sale and purchase of Nigerian crude for 2017/2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria