300 Private Schools Blocked From Opening, Says Federation

[Monitor] Kampala -About 300 private primary and secondary schools did not yesterday open for first term after they failed to meet the minimum standards as required by the ministry of Education, according to the Federation of Non-State Education Instit…

[Monitor] Kampala -About 300 private primary and secondary schools did not yesterday open for first term after they failed to meet the minimum standards as required by the ministry of Education, according to the Federation of Non-State Education Institutions (Fenei), an umbrella organisation for all private schools in Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Missing Nigerian Masterpiece, Tutu Found in London Flat

[This Day] The long missing painting of an Ife princess that attained an almost mythical status after going decades unseen has been discovered in a north London flat, the London-based Guardian newspaper reported Tuesday.

[This Day] The long missing painting of an Ife princess that attained an almost mythical status after going decades unseen has been discovered in a north London flat, the London-based Guardian newspaper reported Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cosatu Remains Unwavering in Its Call for Justice for the Lily Mine Workers

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions remembers the three Lily Mine workers Pretty Nkambule, Solomon Nyarenda and Yvonne Mnisi who are still trapped underground two years after their container was buried under about 60m of rock and soil. …

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions remembers the three Lily Mine workers Pretty Nkambule, Solomon Nyarenda and Yvonne Mnisi who are still trapped underground two years after their container was buried under about 60m of rock and soil. Nkambule, Nyarenda and Mnisi were in a lamp room housed in a shipping container on the surface of the coal mine, when an underground supporting pillar collapsed on February 5, 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cosatu Statement On the Decision By PIC to Advance a R5 Billion Bridging Facility to Eskom

[COSATU] We understand the role of Eskom in our economy and we are also thinking of the impact that an implosion of Eskom will have on the economy and jobs in general. We also remain adamant that the power utility should remain in the hands of the state.

[COSATU] We understand the role of Eskom in our economy and we are also thinking of the impact that an implosion of Eskom will have on the economy and jobs in general. We also remain adamant that the power utility should remain in the hands of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Electoral Commission Urges Eligible Voters to Update Their Information

[Govt of SA] The Electoral Commission urges all South Africa’s eligible voters to visit their voting stations over the weekend of 10 and 11 March 2018 as part of a national campaign to update the voters’ roll in preparation for the 2019 elections.

[Govt of SA] The Electoral Commission urges all South Africa's eligible voters to visit their voting stations over the weekend of 10 and 11 March 2018 as part of a national campaign to update the voters' roll in preparation for the 2019 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Presidency On Media Reports of Special Cabinet Meeting

[Govt of SA] The media reports that President Jacob Zuma has summoned Ministers to a special Cabinet meeting today are not true. What is taking place today are routine meetings of Cabinet Committees which are scheduled months before. Cabinet had been i…

[Govt of SA] The media reports that President Jacob Zuma has summoned Ministers to a special Cabinet meeting today are not true. What is taking place today are routine meetings of Cabinet Committees which are scheduled months before. Cabinet had been in recess and resumed business last week with the Cabinet lekgotla.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Officials Issue Drought Warning in Marsabit County

[Nation] Marsabit County is set to experience an extended drought period for the next three months, county National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) boss Golicha Guyo has said.

[Nation] Marsabit County is set to experience an extended drought period for the next three months, county National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) boss Golicha Guyo has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya