Enhancing Trade, Investment

[Ethiopian Herald] Nobody denies that a sustainable financial industry depends on a market driven business, characterized by competitiveness and efficiency. The government also plays its role in regulating the fiscal and monetary aspect of the economy….

[Ethiopian Herald] Nobody denies that a sustainable financial industry depends on a market driven business, characterized by competitiveness and efficiency. The government also plays its role in regulating the fiscal and monetary aspect of the economy. These make the economy to move in the right track.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

‘Millers Should Diversify’

[Times of Zambia] THE Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) has urged its members to this year diversify by milling other crops such as cassava and sorghum.

[Times of Zambia] THE Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) has urged its members to this year diversify by milling other crops such as cassava and sorghum.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Gibe III – Another Milestone for Building Green Economy

[Ethiopian Herald] The Economist on December 21, 2016 stated that the Gibe III dam has the capacity to double the country’s electricity output at the flick of a switch. Prime Minister, Hailemariam Dessalegn had on Saturday 17, 2016 inaugurated the 243-…

[Ethiopian Herald] The Economist on December 21, 2016 stated that the Gibe III dam has the capacity to double the country's electricity output at the flick of a switch. Prime Minister, Hailemariam Dessalegn had on Saturday 17, 2016 inaugurated the 243-metre (800ft) Gibe-III dam built on the Omo River. Gibe III is 1.5 billion Euros hydropower project located in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' region.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Former Brave Warriors Team Medic Charged Over Rhino Killings

[Namibian] FORMER Brave Warriors football team medic Gerson Kandjii and two other men arrested over the killing of two rhinoceroses at a farm in the Gobabis district shortly before Christmas are due to make a first appearance in the Gobabis Magistrate’…

[Namibian] FORMER Brave Warriors football team medic Gerson Kandjii and two other men arrested over the killing of two rhinoceroses at a farm in the Gobabis district shortly before Christmas are due to make a first appearance in the Gobabis Magistrate's Court early next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Social Development On Counselling Line for Matriculants

[SA Govt] The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini has opened the Department’s Gender Based Violence Command Centre (GBVCC) to matriculants who may be anxious about their examination results. The matric class of 2016 will receive their …

[SA Govt] The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini has opened the Department's Gender Based Violence Command Centre (GBVCC) to matriculants who may be anxious about their examination results. The matric class of 2016 will receive their results on January 5, 2017, and reports of depression and suicide tend to be on the increase during this time.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Shift Focus From Matric Results to Primary Schooling – Equal Education

[News24Wire] The spotlight on matric results is allowing the crisis in primary school education to remain in the shadows, Equal Education said on Wednesday, ahead of the release of the Department of Basic Education’s Grade 12 pass rate.

[News24Wire] The spotlight on matric results is allowing the crisis in primary school education to remain in the shadows, Equal Education said on Wednesday, ahead of the release of the Department of Basic Education's Grade 12 pass rate.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Agony for Parents as Costs Shoot Up With Schools Re-Opening

[Capital FM] Nairobi -It was agony for many parents as the prices of text books and uniforms shot up as schools countrywide re-opened Wednesday for the first term of the 2017 calendar year.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -It was agony for many parents as the prices of text books and uniforms shot up as schools countrywide re-opened Wednesday for the first term of the 2017 calendar year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Matric Results an Indicator of Primary Schooling Crisis

[Equal Education] Excessive pressure is brought to bear on learners, teachers, principals, and education bureaucrats for the sake of the annual shindig that is the national matric results announcement. The matric pass percentage is a superficial and mi…

[Equal Education] Excessive pressure is brought to bear on learners, teachers, principals, and education bureaucrats for the sake of the annual shindig that is the national matric results announcement. The matric pass percentage is a superficial and misleading indicator of public education quality -- particularly as extensive analysis reveals an ongoing crisis in primary schooling in South Africa[1]. Early learning is currently crippled by difficulties including overcrowded classrooms and lack of support for early chil

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Worm Invasion Declared National Crisis

[Times of Zambia] VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina has declared the continued rampaging of army worms as a national crisis and implored the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) to improve communication with the affected provinces in curbing the cro…

[Times of Zambia] VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina has declared the continued rampaging of army worms as a national crisis and implored the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) to improve communication with the affected provinces in curbing the crop-eating pests.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia