Continent Suffers From Lack of ‘Intellectual Hygiene’

[The Herald] An African scholar, Professor Pro Lumumba, defines intellectual hygiene as the ability of an academic to make an institution of higher learning produce academic individuals who are capable of creating valuable new knowledge beneficial to t…

[The Herald] An African scholar, Professor Pro Lumumba, defines intellectual hygiene as the ability of an academic to make an institution of higher learning produce academic individuals who are capable of creating valuable new knowledge beneficial to their society. I define intellectual hygiene as the consciousness of the academic to theorise on issues and come up with practical engineering patents that usher in economic development to a nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Karuru Lauded After Impressing At Cosafa Cup

[New Zimbabwe] Triangle coach Taurai Mangwiro is confident Zimbabwe international Ovidy Karuru will resuscitate his faltering club career after some exhilarating displays at the ongoing Cosafa Cup tournament in South Africa.

[New Zimbabwe] Triangle coach Taurai Mangwiro is confident Zimbabwe international Ovidy Karuru will resuscitate his faltering club career after some exhilarating displays at the ongoing Cosafa Cup tournament in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

No Sense of Accountability At All Govt Levels – U.S.

[Nyasa Times] The United States of America (USA) is not satisfied with Malawi’s ongoing public sector reforms and fight against worsening corruption, saying government still needs to do more as there is still “no sense of accountability on all governme…

[Nyasa Times] The United States of America (USA) is not satisfied with Malawi's ongoing public sector reforms and fight against worsening corruption, saying government still needs to do more as there is still "no sense of accountability on all government levels.".

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Disaster Recovery Loans Help Kenyans Beat Weather Shocks

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Narok -After heavy rains flooded John Macharia’s tailoring shop in 2015, damaging his stock, the 75-year-old considered quitting his business of 14 years.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Narok -After heavy rains flooded John Macharia's tailoring shop in 2015, damaging his stock, the 75-year-old considered quitting his business of 14 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Drought-Hit Ethiopia Moves to Protect Its Dwindling Forests

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Chilimo -Ethiopia is enlisting the cooperation of people in and around its forests to manage woodland better, hoping to protect the country from the effects of climate change while boosting development prospects for its pop…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Chilimo -Ethiopia is enlisting the cooperation of people in and around its forests to manage woodland better, hoping to protect the country from the effects of climate change while boosting development prospects for its population of 100 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Suna Venter Remembered As SANEF Applies for Interdict Against Mngxitama

[Daily Maverick] As the family of journalist Suna Venter held a memorial service to honour her on Tuesday, her media colleagues applied for an urgent interdict against Andile Mngxitama to prevent him from intimidating journalists. By ORATENG LEPODISE.

[Daily Maverick] As the family of journalist Suna Venter held a memorial service to honour her on Tuesday, her media colleagues applied for an urgent interdict against Andile Mngxitama to prevent him from intimidating journalists. By ORATENG LEPODISE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa