NHDC questions in parliament likely to cause tension

[L’Express] After an eventful week on the political front, parliament on Tuesday 14 November risks increasing the uncertainty for those currently in power. With a few softballs from MPs in the majority, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth and his ministers…

[L'Express] After an eventful week on the political front, parliament on Tuesday 14 November risks increasing the uncertainty for those currently in power. With a few softballs from MPs in the majority, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth and his ministers will have the time to warm up ahead of tougher parliamentary questions.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Praise for Blitzboks After National Accolade

[News24Wire] SA Rugby president Mark Alexander congratulated the Springbok Sevens team after they were named South African Sports Team of the Year at the annual SA Sport Awards in Johannesburg on Sunday evening.

[News24Wire] SA Rugby president Mark Alexander congratulated the Springbok Sevens team after they were named South African Sports Team of the Year at the annual SA Sport Awards in Johannesburg on Sunday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Neighbours Provide Water and Electricty to Informal Settlement

[GroundUp] About 70 people are living without basic services in the informal settlement of Nyunywini, opposite Blue Ridge Sports Complex in Wallacedene, Kraaifontein.

[GroundUp] About 70 people are living without basic services in the informal settlement of Nyunywini, opposite Blue Ridge Sports Complex in Wallacedene, Kraaifontein.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Robert Mugabe As Who Goodwill Ambassador – What Went Wrong?

[The Conversation Africa] At an international conference on non-communicable diseases, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organisation director general, recently named Zimbabwe president, Robert Mugabe, as a new WHO “goodwill ambassador” on n…

[The Conversation Africa] At an international conference on non-communicable diseases, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organisation director general, recently named Zimbabwe president, Robert Mugabe, as a new WHO "goodwill ambassador" on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) for Africa. Following international uproar the accolade was rescinded - but the debacle showed both misguided good intention and the importance of internal communication.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Killer Chips’ – Limpopo Police Revise Death Toll to Two Boys

[News24Wire] Limpopo police on Monday revealed that only two boys had died after they allegedly ate chips they picked up on a street in Sekgakgapeng’s Extension 19, near Mokopane, on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Limpopo police on Monday revealed that only two boys had died after they allegedly ate chips they picked up on a street in Sekgakgapeng's Extension 19, near Mokopane, on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Arts and Culture Launches Online Digitized Audiovisual Recordings, 17 Nov

[Govt of SA] The Department of Arts and Culture will launch the online digitized audiovisual recordings on the 17 November 2017 at the National Archives and Records Services of South Africa in Pretoria. The aim is to build a global awareness of the var…

[Govt of SA] The Department of Arts and Culture will launch the online digitized audiovisual recordings on the 17 November 2017 at the National Archives and Records Services of South Africa in Pretoria. The aim is to build a global awareness of the various issues at stake in preserving the audiovisual heritage and make these recordings accessible to the present and future generation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

North West Education and Sport Development Rolls Out Usage of African Language to All Grade 3 Level

[Govt of SA] The North West Department of Education and Sport Development is ready to implement the usage of African languages by targeting 119 schools in the province in 2018. The announcement was made during the Incremental Introduction of African La…

[Govt of SA] The North West Department of Education and Sport Development is ready to implement the usage of African languages by targeting 119 schools in the province in 2018. The announcement was made during the Incremental Introduction of African Languages - IIAL Summit held at Delareyville in Tswaing Local Municipality where the department pronounced the state of readiness on the programme.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa