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

Telkom Kenya Appoints Head of Supply Chain and CMO

[Capital FM] Kenya -Telkom Kenya has appointed James Kamau and Levi Nyakundi as Head of Supply Chain and the Chief Marketing Officer, respectively. The appointments are part of a broader strengthening of the Telco’s operational and service excellence, …

[Capital FM] Kenya -Telkom Kenya has appointed James Kamau and Levi Nyakundi as Head of Supply Chain and the Chief Marketing Officer, respectively. The appointments are part of a broader strengthening of the Telco's operational and service excellence, drive for ongoing growth and technological leadership, aligned to its transformation agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sh2.4 Billion National Library Complex Set for Completion in 2017

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Sh2.4 billion ultra-modern national library complex on Ngong road, Nairobi is set to be opened in 2017, with 65 percent of the works completed on the 5 storey building.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Sh2.4 billion ultra-modern national library complex on Ngong road, Nairobi is set to be opened in 2017, with 65 percent of the works completed on the 5 storey building.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya