Burundi Refugees Stranded in Raging Congolese Combat

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -INCESSANT clashes between armed groups and government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have delayed the opening of a refugee camp to accommodate refugees fleeing equally-troubled Burundi. The conflict has displaced …

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -INCESSANT clashes between armed groups and government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have delayed the opening of a refugee camp to accommodate refugees fleeing equally-troubled Burundi. The conflict has displaced thousands of Congolese. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said while a negative impact on the conduct of humanitarian activities was feared, a direct consequence of these clashes was the delay in opening the new Mulongwe refugee camp.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

AY, Gordons, Helen Paul Storm Beauty of Africa International Pageant

[Vanguard] The stage is set for the 11th edition of Beauty of Africa International pageant which holds at Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos and red carpet kicks-off at 6pm.

[Vanguard] The stage is set for the 11th edition of Beauty of Africa International pageant which holds at Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos and red carpet kicks-off at 6pm.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Robben Island Museum Operators Determined to Keep Tourist Attraction Afloat

[Daily Maverick] Considering that over eight million people have visited UNESCO World Heritage site the Robben Island Museum in the past 20 years, the near sinking of a chartered passenger vessel, the Thandi, and the emergency evacuation of around 70 p…

[Daily Maverick] Considering that over eight million people have visited UNESCO World Heritage site the Robben Island Museum in the past 20 years, the near sinking of a chartered passenger vessel, the Thandi, and the emergency evacuation of around 70 passengers on 15 September is an anomaly. But it has highlighted a problem that has plagued the museum since it first opened to the public in 1997 - to get the some 350,000 visitors per annum safely on and off the island. On Wednesday members of the museum executive and the So

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sanctions Must Stay – Enough Project

[Radio Dabanga] Washington -In an article published in US News & World Report this week, John Prendergast and Ian Schwab of the Enough Project highlight the a recent attack on peaceful protesters in Kalma camp in South Darfur.

[Radio Dabanga] Washington -In an article published in US News & World Report this week, John Prendergast and Ian Schwab of the Enough Project highlight the a recent attack on peaceful protesters in Kalma camp in South Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Government Plans to Recruit 10,000 New Teachers

[Nation] A total of 10,000 teachers are set to be recruited in anticipation of an increased number of students as the government prepares to roll out free secondary education in January.

[Nation] A total of 10,000 teachers are set to be recruited in anticipation of an increased number of students as the government prepares to roll out free secondary education in January.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Teachers’ Coop Takes New Measures to Recover Loans

[New Times] New measures have been devised to trace the teachers who quit the teaching profession before they could complete repayment of loans they acquired from teachers’ savings and credit cooperative, Umwalimu-Sacco.

[New Times] New measures have been devised to trace the teachers who quit the teaching profession before they could complete repayment of loans they acquired from teachers' savings and credit cooperative, Umwalimu-Sacco.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Martha Karua Wants Gubernatorial Poll Documents in Court

[Nation] Narc-Kenya party leader Martha Karua wants the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to be compelled to present in the Kerugoya High Court relevant gubernatorial poll documents before an election petition she has filed against the Ki…

[Nation] Narc-Kenya party leader Martha Karua wants the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to be compelled to present in the Kerugoya High Court relevant gubernatorial poll documents before an election petition she has filed against the Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru is heard and concluded.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

ANC Leadership Race – Inside the Nomination Process

[Daily Maverick] Despite the fights at leadership level, the decision of who will be president of the ANC will ultimately lie with the branches. This is in line with a new nominations process set out in a 40-page document entitled simply “Nomination Pr…

[Daily Maverick] Despite the fights at leadership level, the decision of who will be president of the ANC will ultimately lie with the branches. This is in line with a new nominations process set out in a 40-page document entitled simply "Nomination Process" and adopted at an ANC NEC meeting last month. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Labour Federation Commends Educators on World Teacher Day

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions wishes thousands of South African Teachers a wonderful World Teachers Day today, 05th of October 2017. This year’s commemoration is held under the theme “Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers”. We …

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions wishes thousands of South African Teachers a wonderful World Teachers Day today, 05th of October 2017. This year's commemoration is held under the theme "Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers". We acknowledge the thousands of teachers who continue to dedicate themselves to their work of reducing and ultimately eradicating illiteracy rate among young people and adults in this country. Under difficult circumstances teachers continue to contribute to the eradicati

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa