Varsity Lecturers to Stage Another Salary Strike

[Nation] Learning at public universities is likely to be paralysed for the third time this year, as lectures have threatened to go on strike if their pay demands are not met by the end of this month.

[Nation] Learning at public universities is likely to be paralysed for the third time this year, as lectures have threatened to go on strike if their pay demands are not met by the end of this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Two Darfuri Students Detained, Other Still Held Incommunicado in Khartoum

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Geneva -The Darfur Bar Association (DBA) calls on civil society organisations and activists in Sudan to exert efforts for the immediate release of Nasreldin Mukhtar, former chair of the Darfur Students Association of the Holy…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Geneva -The Darfur Bar Association (DBA) calls on civil society organisations and activists in Sudan to exert efforts for the immediate release of Nasreldin Mukhtar, former chair of the Darfur Students Association of the Holy Koran University in Omdurman, and two other Darfur students who were recently detained. The Darfur lawyers as well urge the dissolution of the 'jihadist units' at the campuses of the country's universities.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

One Police Officer Killed, 2 Injured in Al-Shabaab Attack in Lamu

[Shabelle] At last one police officer was killed and two others injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in the coastal Lamu County on Sunday evening.

[Shabelle] At last one police officer was killed and two others injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in the coastal Lamu County on Sunday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Don’t Tell All About Your Private Life, Northern Cape ANC Advises Ramaphosa

[News24Wire] The ANC in the Northern Cape has “strongly advised” Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to dump his plans to tell all about his personal life, following allegations of philandering.

[News24Wire] The ANC in the Northern Cape has "strongly advised" Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to dump his plans to tell all about his personal life, following allegations of philandering.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Economy Recovering Despite On-going Cash Crisis’

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe reportedly told a Zanu-PF central committee meeting last week that the country’s economy was now recovering despite an on-going cash crisis, says a report.

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe reportedly told a Zanu-PF central committee meeting last week that the country's economy was now recovering despite an on-going cash crisis, says a report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Monthly Rent Payment Will Not Work, By Experts

[Guardian] Amid the decision of the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development (NCLHUD) to impose monthly rent payment on Nigerians, experts have urged the governments to tackle the inherent problems inhibiting housing rather than delving…

[Guardian] Amid the decision of the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development (NCLHUD) to impose monthly rent payment on Nigerians, experts have urged the governments to tackle the inherent problems inhibiting housing rather than delving into issues expected to heighten problems in the industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bittersweet Relief for Family As Case of Murdered Cape Town Teen Sent to High Court

[News24Wire] Cries of “yes!” rang out in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning when family, friends and supporters of slain Rene Roman heard that her alleged killer’s case would be transferred to the Western Cape High Court.

[News24Wire] Cries of "yes!" rang out in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Monday morning when family, friends and supporters of slain Rene Roman heard that her alleged killer's case would be transferred to the Western Cape High Court.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Yet Another Doctors’ Strike

[This Day] Nigerians woke up last Monday to receive the sad news of an indefinite nationwide strike by medical practitioners in all federal medical facilities. The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) had risen from its National Executive Co…

[This Day] Nigerians woke up last Monday to receive the sad news of an indefinite nationwide strike by medical practitioners in all federal medical facilities. The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) had risen from its National Executive Council meeting in the wee hours of the day with a decision to reject a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) its leaders had signed with the federal government over the six-point demand on their conditions of service. NARD President, Dr John Onyebueze, said in a terse statem

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NOUN Law Graduates Confident in Court

[This Day] The Nigerian Law School had during the recent annual general conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) held in Lagos reiterated its position that National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is not qualified to nominate students for adm…

[This Day] The Nigerian Law School had during the recent annual general conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) held in Lagos reiterated its position that National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is not qualified to nominate students for admission into the law school. In a response to a question at the end of the conference over the fate of NOUN following the recent amendments of the university's Act by the Senate from 'correspondence' to now 'full-time', with a view to resolving the lingering crisis over

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria