A Befitting End to HND-BSc Dichotomy

[Guardian] A muted jubilation over the announcement that the dichotomy between HND and BSc in the civil service has been removed, indicates that there are still hurdles to cross in the age-old discrimination against HND holders, writes Head, Education …

[Guardian] A muted jubilation over the announcement that the dichotomy between HND and BSc in the civil service has been removed, indicates that there are still hurdles to cross in the age-old discrimination against HND holders, writes Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Crooked Cops Sent Packing After Tourist Extortion Bid

[News24Wire] The entire Mozambican police force unit in the popular beachfront tourist resort of Ponta do Ouro has been suspended after local residents accused them of extorting bribes from South African tourists.

[News24Wire] The entire Mozambican police force unit in the popular beachfront tourist resort of Ponta do Ouro has been suspended after local residents accused them of extorting bribes from South African tourists.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Universities Cut Tuition Fees for New Academic Year

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prospective applicants for higher learning studies in the 2017/18 academic year have something to smile about as some private institutions are slashing tuition fees in efforts to attract students.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prospective applicants for higher learning studies in the 2017/18 academic year have something to smile about as some private institutions are slashing tuition fees in efforts to attract students.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

KAM Petitions Kenyatta to Lift Ban on Plastic Bags

[Nation] Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has written a petition to President Uhuru Kenyatta asking him to lift the ban on plastic bags use which is set to come into effect in 26 days.

[Nation] Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has written a petition to President Uhuru Kenyatta asking him to lift the ban on plastic bags use which is set to come into effect in 26 days.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bolaji Owasanoye: the New Man to Lead Nigeria’s Second Major Anti-Graft Agency

[Premium Times] The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has nominated Bolaji Owasanoye, a professor of law, as the new Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences commission.

[Premium Times] The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has nominated Bolaji Owasanoye, a professor of law, as the new Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Judge Assigned to Referee Probe Into Minister’s Role in Grants Scandal

[News24Wire] Retired judge and chancellor of the University of South Africa (Unisa), Bernard Ngoepe, has been appointed as a referee to make recommendations on who should foot the bill for the Sassa debacle, a source told News24.

[News24Wire] Retired judge and chancellor of the University of South Africa (Unisa), Bernard Ngoepe, has been appointed as a referee to make recommendations on who should foot the bill for the Sassa debacle, a source told News24.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa