Mangochi Ponders On Road Accidents

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -It is Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Saiti Kadzuwa Village and at exactly 2 O’clock in the afternoon, a 10 year old Emily Laija breaths her last as she attempts to cross the Monkey-Bay – Golomoti Road in Mangochi.

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -It is Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Saiti Kadzuwa Village and at exactly 2 O'clock in the afternoon, a 10 year old Emily Laija breaths her last as she attempts to cross the Monkey-Bay - Golomoti Road in Mangochi.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Government to Upgrade Infrastructure At Border Posts

[263Chat] Government has earmarked the upgrading of infrastructure at all the country’s border posts as part of the ease of doing business reforms, Minister of Industry and Commerce, Mike Bimha has said.

[263Chat] Government has earmarked the upgrading of infrastructure at all the country's border posts as part of the ease of doing business reforms, Minister of Industry and Commerce, Mike Bimha has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

I Was Never Recalled – Youth Minister Kazenambo

[New Era] Windhoek -Former youth minister Kazenambo Kazernambo has said he personally asked former president Hifikepunye Pohamba – whom he described as a true democrat – to relieve him of his duties and was not recalled from office, as stated earlier t…

[New Era] Windhoek -Former youth minister Kazenambo Kazernambo has said he personally asked former president Hifikepunye Pohamba - whom he described as a true democrat - to relieve him of his duties and was not recalled from office, as stated earlier this week by Vice-President Nickey Iyambo.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

How to Fix the Academic Peer Review System

[GroundUp] Peer review has long been a holy cow in the academic publication process. Before new research is published, academic journals send the work to other experts in the field (peers), who may advise against publication, or (usually) demand revisi…

[GroundUp] Peer review has long been a holy cow in the academic publication process. Before new research is published, academic journals send the work to other experts in the field (peers), who may advise against publication, or (usually) demand revisions before recommending publication. The idea of peer review is to hold academics' feet to the proverbial fire, ensuring that we publish only work of reasonable quality.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How the Canadian Government Helped the Guptas Buy Their Private Jet

[Daily Maverick] Export Development Canada, the state-owned agency that extends credit to Canadian exporters and their customers, concluded a US$41 million financing deal with the Guptas’ Westdawn Investments in late 2014. The money was loaned so that …

[Daily Maverick] Export Development Canada, the state-owned agency that extends credit to Canadian exporters and their customers, concluded a US$41 million financing deal with the Guptas' Westdawn Investments in late 2014. The money was loaned so that they could purchase their Bombardier business jet, which became infamous as ZS-OAK, and has flown South African politicians and officials across the globe. Once again, the leaks reveal how major international entities were willing to overlook the Guptas' political exposure, p

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#NoConfidenceVote – Some Schadenfreude to Get You Through

[Daily Maverick] How did we end up with MPs who’d “suicide bomb” the Constitution on President Zuma’s behalf? If Simon Senek (author of bestseller Start with Why) followed South African politics, he’d probably say the explanation is biological.

[Daily Maverick] How did we end up with MPs who'd "suicide bomb" the Constitution on President Zuma's behalf? If Simon Senek (author of bestseller Start with Why) followed South African politics, he'd probably say the explanation is biological.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Since 2005 Elections – Female Registrants’ Percentage Dwindles

[New Republic] A research conducted by the independent New Republic newspaper showed that the appetite of female registrants dwindles since the first postwar legislative and presidential elections in 2005.

[New Republic] A research conducted by the independent New Republic newspaper showed that the appetite of female registrants dwindles since the first postwar legislative and presidential elections in 2005.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Social Media Abuse Affecting Children

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Executive Director of Child Rights International, Bright Appiah, has emphasised the need to enforce laws governing the activities of the various social media platforms in the country.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Executive Director of Child Rights International, Bright Appiah, has emphasised the need to enforce laws governing the activities of the various social media platforms in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Eastern Cape Learners Return to Class After Three-Day Shutdown

[GroundUp] Learners of Uviwe Senior Secondary School in Scenery Park, East London resumed classes on Wednesday. This after parents and some learners shut the school down on Monday after their requests for scholar transport to the Department of Educatio…

[GroundUp] Learners of Uviwe Senior Secondary School in Scenery Park, East London resumed classes on Wednesday. This after parents and some learners shut the school down on Monday after their requests for scholar transport to the Department of Education went unanswered.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa