Cabinet Pleased With Students’ Positive Response

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Cabinet says it is pleased that many students in higher education institutions across the country have responded positively to calls to save the 2016 academic programme.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Cabinet says it is pleased that many students in higher education institutions across the country have responded positively to calls to save the 2016 academic programme.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ontong Unhappy Over Costly Cobra Errors

[News24Wire] Cape Cobras’ skipper, Justin Ontong commented on the disappointing six-wicket loss to the Titans at Boland Park in Paarl on Wednesday in the T20 Challenge competition.

[News24Wire] Cape Cobras' skipper, Justin Ontong commented on the disappointing six-wicket loss to the Titans at Boland Park in Paarl on Wednesday in the T20 Challenge competition.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nairobi to Host African Broadcast, Film and Music Professionals Next Week

[CIO] Over 20 societies including associations for artists, broadcasters, filmmakers, advertising, scriptwriters, performers, music producers and copyright protection bodies are among over 60 organizations that have so far confirmed participation in th…

[CIO] Over 20 societies including associations for artists, broadcasters, filmmakers, advertising, scriptwriters, performers, music producers and copyright protection bodies are among over 60 organizations that have so far confirmed participation in the 2016 Broadcast, Film and Music Africa (BFMA8) conference. The meeting opens next week 23-24 November at the Kenya National Theatre.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Fake-News Alert – Male Circumcision Not Linked to Cancer of the Penis

[Africa Check] A news story saying that South Africa’s health minister urged men not to undergo voluntary circumcision as it can cause cancer of the penis is going viral. Not only is the claim false – the very opposite is true.

[Africa Check] A news story saying that South Africa's health minister urged men not to undergo voluntary circumcision as it can cause cancer of the penis is going viral. Not only is the claim false - the very opposite is true.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Jazz Crosses Borders With Kenyan and South African Recording

[Capital FM] Aaron Rimbui, the Kenyan jazz musician who’s been instrumental in reinvigorating and establishing a flourishing jazz scene in Kenya, is set to release a new collaboration with two award-winning South African musicians.

[Capital FM] Aaron Rimbui, the Kenyan jazz musician who's been instrumental in reinvigorating and establishing a flourishing jazz scene in Kenya, is set to release a new collaboration with two award-winning South African musicians.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mutua Accuses Wiper of Ouster Bid, Says Unshaken

[Capital FM] Kitui -Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua has said he will not be intimidated by impeachment threats from a section of Members of the County Assembly whom he accused of being agents of higher political forces.

[Capital FM] Kitui -Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua has said he will not be intimidated by impeachment threats from a section of Members of the County Assembly whom he accused of being agents of higher political forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Urged to Set Pace for Region By Abolishing Death Penalty

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya has been asked to consider abolishing the death penalty since it is not compatible with the fundamental tenets of human rights, in particular human dignity, the right to life and prohibition of torture or other cruel treatment.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya has been asked to consider abolishing the death penalty since it is not compatible with the fundamental tenets of human rights, in particular human dignity, the right to life and prohibition of torture or other cruel treatment.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya