Kenyan Households Fueled By Kerosene Hit Hard as Price of Essential Commodity Goes Up

[Nairobi News] Kenyans households that use kerosene for fuel will now dig deeper into their pockets after the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) announced an sharp increment in the price of the commodity.

[Nairobi News] Kenyans households that use kerosene for fuel will now dig deeper into their pockets after the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) announced an sharp increment in the price of the commodity.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Buhari Holds Talks With French Leader, Macron Today

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to Abuja last night from AU Summit in Mauritania, is billed to hold bilateral talks with President Emmanuel Macron of France at presidential villa, Abuja, today at 4.00p.m.

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to Abuja last night from AU Summit in Mauritania, is billed to hold bilateral talks with President Emmanuel Macron of France at presidential villa, Abuja, today at 4.00p.m.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Nabs Man in Possession of Protected Species

[SAPS] The Police in Hoespruit outside Phalaborwa have proactively saved a pangolin from three smugglers and arrested one of them. This follows an incident after the Police received a tip-off from members of the Community about three suspects selling a…

[SAPS] The Police in Hoespruit outside Phalaborwa have proactively saved a pangolin from three smugglers and arrested one of them. This follows an incident after the Police received a tip-off from members of the Community about three suspects selling a pangolin in Tonnel Plaza near the Oaks.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South African Social Security Agency Assures Beneficiaries That Grants Will Be Paid

[Govt of SA] The Acting CEO of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), Mr Abraham Mahlangu, has noted the challenges experienced by grants beneficiaries during the current social grant payment cycle.

[Govt of SA] The Acting CEO of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), Mr Abraham Mahlangu, has noted the challenges experienced by grants beneficiaries during the current social grant payment cycle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Macron Heads to Nigeria to Forge Tighter Ties With English-Speaking Africa

[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday headed to Abuja to meet his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari, in his latest attempt to forge closer ties with English-speaking Africa.

[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday headed to Abuja to meet his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari, in his latest attempt to forge closer ties with English-speaking Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Long and Short of South African School Commutes – A Case Study

[The Conversation Africa] Education enables social mobility. This is particularly true in a context of high inequality and high unemployment, such as South Africa. This is one reason why some parents choose to send their children to schools further awa…

[The Conversation Africa] Education enables social mobility. This is particularly true in a context of high inequality and high unemployment, such as South Africa. This is one reason why some parents choose to send their children to schools further away from home - often at considerable financial and social costs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Sex Education Framework Will Do More Harm Than Good

[The Conversation Africa] Uganda has launched its first ever guideline on sex education. The National Sexuality Education Framework 2018 aims to provide a formal, national direction for sex education within Uganda’s schools, ensuring that all programme…

[The Conversation Africa] Uganda has launched its first ever guideline on sex education. The National Sexuality Education Framework 2018 aims to provide a formal, national direction for sex education within Uganda's schools, ensuring that all programmes adhere to the same approach.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Credibility Is the Name of the Game in DR Congo Elections

[ISS] Key dates are coming hard and fast in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as the country heads for general elections on 23 December. On 23 June, the DRC’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) opened registration for provincial …

[ISS] Key dates are coming hard and fast in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as the country heads for general elections on 23 December. On 23 June, the DRC’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) opened registration for provincial candidates wanting to contest the polls. Registration for presidential candidates starts on 25 July.