Systemic ‘Failure in Eastern Cape Education’

[GroundUp] Nearly 2,000 learners from schools in the Eastern Cape marched to the provincial education department in Zwelitsha, King William’s Town on Freedom Day. The protest follows the launch earlier this week of a 100 page report by Equal Education …

[GroundUp] Nearly 2,000 learners from schools in the Eastern Cape marched to the provincial education department in Zwelitsha, King William's Town on Freedom Day. The protest follows the launch earlier this week of a 100 page report by Equal Education titled Planning to Fail.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

When Art Confronts Politics and the Corporate Boardroom

[New Times] Nelson ‘Madiba’ Mandela remains an international figure many hold dear for his leadership and rectitude. It was therefore to great dismay around the world that a South African artist should portray Madiba being sexually assaulted by Preside…

[New Times] Nelson 'Madiba' Mandela remains an international figure many hold dear for his leadership and rectitude. It was therefore to great dismay around the world that a South African artist should portray Madiba being sexually assaulted by President Jacob Zuma in a work the artist titled, "The Economy of Eape".

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Holders Rayon Sports to Face Musanze in Peace Cup Last 16

[New Times] Peace Cup holders Rayon Sports will face first division league rivals Musanze FC in the last 16 of this year’s competition. The last 16 will be played over two legs, starting on the weekend of May 13-14 while the second leg will be staged a…

[New Times] Peace Cup holders Rayon Sports will face first division league rivals Musanze FC in the last 16 of this year's competition. The last 16 will be played over two legs, starting on the weekend of May 13-14 while the second leg will be staged a week later.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Exhaust All Means to Ramp Up Mutuelle Uptake

[New Times] Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) is not leaving any stone unturned in its quest to achieve universal target of community-based health insurance scheme, Mutuelle de Sante. From one campaign to another, right from previous managers of the …

[New Times] Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) is not leaving any stone unturned in its quest to achieve universal target of community-based health insurance scheme, Mutuelle de Sante. From one campaign to another, right from previous managers of the scheme to the present, RSSB, that took over last year, efforts have yielded varying degrees of success but never the 100 per cent dream target.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Agri-Exporters to Benefit From Export Growth Fund

[New Times] Donatilla Nibagwire acquired a $100,000 (about Rwf80 million) loan from Export Growth Fund in 2016 to further her market penetration. She doubled her export volumes from two tonnes of fruits and vegetables.

[New Times] Donatilla Nibagwire acquired a $100,000 (about Rwf80 million) loan from Export Growth Fund in 2016 to further her market penetration. She doubled her export volumes from two tonnes of fruits and vegetables.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Says Food Secure Despite Armyworm Crisis

[New Times] Food security situation remains under control despite fall armyworms ravaging maize plantations in parts of the country, Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana, the minister for agriculture and animal resources, has said.

[New Times] Food security situation remains under control despite fall armyworms ravaging maize plantations in parts of the country, Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana, the minister for agriculture and animal resources, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

The Power Behind Cabinda’s Power Stations

[Maka] Why would Angola’s President José Eduardo dos Santos issue a presidential decree (25/17) in February this year to award an estimated US $200 million r contract for a 100 Megawatt bi-fuel power station in Cabinda to an unknown entity named “Vavita Power S.A.”?

[Maka] Why would Angola's President José Eduardo dos Santos issue a presidential decree (25/17) in February this year to award an estimated US $200 million r contract for a 100 Megawatt bi-fuel power station in Cabinda to an unknown entity named "Vavita Power S.A."?

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

‘One of the Toughest Political Battles’ Since Kenyan Independence

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya’s National Super Alliance has chosen veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga to run against President Kenyatta in elections in August. DW’s James Shimanyula forecasts a tight but peaceful contest.

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya's National Super Alliance has chosen veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga to run against President Kenyatta in elections in August. DW's James Shimanyula forecasts a tight but peaceful contest.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya