Education, Schools, Children and Parents

[Ethiopian Herald] During earlier days, ‘Sene Selassa’ or normally July 7 of every year all schools close officially and students, teachers, admin and support staff begin their long vacation season. It is the beginning of the long rainy season and stud…

[Ethiopian Herald] During earlier days, 'Sene Selassa' or normally July 7 of every year all schools close officially and students, teachers, admin and support staff begin their long vacation season. It is the beginning of the long rainy season and students who come from far off areas take their property and join the families they have missed during the entire academic year. Traditionally people do not move a lot as rivers overflow and flash floods can be dangerous. What is more, in the rainy season, as the surface is muddy a

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

34th PRC Ordinary Session Launched On the Run-Up to 29th AU Summit

[Ethiopian Herald] The 34th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) of African Union (AU) was launched here in Addis Ababa yesterday in the backdrop of the 29th AU summit, which will be held from 3-4 July 2017.

[Ethiopian Herald] The 34th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) of African Union (AU) was launched here in Addis Ababa yesterday in the backdrop of the 29th AU summit, which will be held from 3-4 July 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Developmental State in the Realm of Free Market Economy

[Ethiopian Herald] Many countries and foreign companies criticize Ethiopian saying it has closed some of its doors in the privatization process despite its free market economic system.

[Ethiopian Herald] Many countries and foreign companies criticize Ethiopian saying it has closed some of its doors in the privatization process despite its free market economic system.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Govt Eyeing Cluster Centers to Fast Track Industrialization

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is eyeing at strengthening its Small and Medium Scale (SMS) manufacturing industries through shared infrastructure of cluster centers, according to Federal Small and Medium Manufacturing Industry Development Agency.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is eyeing at strengthening its Small and Medium Scale (SMS) manufacturing industries through shared infrastructure of cluster centers, according to Federal Small and Medium Manufacturing Industry Development Agency.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

DA Reports Teachers After Shocking Humiliation

[DA] The DA has reported teachers from H.S. Phillips Secondary School near Elim to the South African Council for Educators (SACE) for humiliating and violating the privacy of grade 11 and 12 learners, by making them remove all their clothing to search …

[DA] The DA has reported teachers from H.S. Phillips Secondary School near Elim to the South African Council for Educators (SACE) for humiliating and violating the privacy of grade 11 and 12 learners, by making them remove all their clothing to search for crib notes before writing their midyear examinations last week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

31-Year-Old-Man Arrested for Alleged Rape of a Seven-Year-Old Girl

[SAPS] King William’s Town: Dutywa Police arrested a 31 year old man on Wednesday 28 June 2017 for alleged rape of a seven year old girl. It is alleged that the victim was raped by the suspect on Saturday 10 June 2017 at about 15:00 at GPO Informal Set…

[SAPS] King William's Town: Dutywa Police arrested a 31 year old man on Wednesday 28 June 2017 for alleged rape of a seven year old girl. It is alleged that the victim was raped by the suspect on Saturday 10 June 2017 at about 15:00 at GPO Informal Settlement, Dutywa. The investigation of the case continued around the clock as safety of women and children is a top priority for the Eastern Cape Police.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pursuing a 30-Year Old Bailout Is Sending South Africa On a Wild Goose Chase

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has ignited a flaring grass fire with recommendations around a R1.2bn bailout paid to a local bank between 1986 and 1995. Known as the “Bankorp/Absa lifeboat”, the payment h…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has ignited a flaring grass fire with recommendations around a R1.2bn bailout paid to a local bank between 1986 and 1995. Known as the "Bankorp/Absa lifeboat", the payment has been a bone of deep contention, with investigations and reports stretching back to the first presidents of South Africa's democracy, Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Threat to Democracy Runs Deeper Than State Capture

[The Conversation Africa] A recently released report written by a group of South African social scientists, “Betrayal of the Promise”, considers the widespread capture of state institutions by a network linked to President Jacob Zuma and declares it “a…

[The Conversation Africa] A recently released report written by a group of South African social scientists, "Betrayal of the Promise", considers the widespread capture of state institutions by a network linked to President Jacob Zuma and declares it "a silent coup."

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Keeping Your Hat On in Jo’burg – Changing Times of an Indian Migrant Milliner

[The Conversation Africa] Nothing brings together style, history and social organisation more than a hat. When the Europeans began commerce with India in the 16th century, they were known by the fact that they never went about with their heads uncovere…

[The Conversation Africa] Nothing brings together style, history and social organisation more than a hat. When the Europeans began commerce with India in the 16th century, they were known by the fact that they never went about with their heads uncovered. They came to be known as the kulahposhan - the people of the hat.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Learners Allegedly Strip Searched for Cheat Notes – Opposition Party

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance has reported teachers from H S Phillips Secondary School near Elim in Limpopo to the South African Council for Educators (SACE) after pupils were allegedly forced to remove all their clothing to ensure that they wer…

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance has reported teachers from H S Phillips Secondary School near Elim in Limpopo to the South African Council for Educators (SACE) after pupils were allegedly forced to remove all their clothing to ensure that they were not carrying crib notes before writing their mid-year examinations.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa