Difference Between Black and White Students Failure Rate a ‘Horror’

[News24Wire] The number of black students who graduate from university compared to their white counterparts is totally unacceptable, Parliament heard on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The number of black students who graduate from university compared to their white counterparts is totally unacceptable, Parliament heard on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

House of Cards – Abrahams and Ntlemeza Stir Up a Hornet’s Nest – and Zuma Might Suffer

[Daily Maverick] Another day, another twist in the endless and hugely costly SARS “rogue unit” saga that has not only diverted the resources of the country’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the…

[Daily Maverick] Another day, another twist in the endless and hugely costly SARS "rogue unit" saga that has not only diverted the resources of the country's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks), but has damaged the country's reputation and financial markets and undermined the faith of citizens in law enforcement agencies. And now, the public posturing between the two unexpected opponents, NPA boss Shaun Abrahams and Hawks acting head, Lieutenant-General Mtha

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Too Many Cattle in Poorly-Run NCAs – Meat Board

[New Era] Omuthiya -The state of livestock farming in the northern communal areas (NCAs) is said to be worrisome as it is deteriorating tremendously with little possibility of change, and is characterized by poor animal productivity and extremely low o…

[New Era] Omuthiya -The state of livestock farming in the northern communal areas (NCAs) is said to be worrisome as it is deteriorating tremendously with little possibility of change, and is characterized by poor animal productivity and extremely low off-take levels.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

DRC – Joseph Kabila’s Friend With Benefits

[Daily Maverick] If you’re wondering why Joseph Kabila is pushing so hard to stay in power in the Democratic Republic of Congo, wonder no more: a new Global Witness report points to just how much the president is likely to benefit from extending his ti…

[Daily Maverick] If you're wondering why Joseph Kabila is pushing so hard to stay in power in the Democratic Republic of Congo, wonder no more: a new Global Witness report points to just how much the president is likely to benefit from extending his time in office. By SIMON ALLISON.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Poor Participation of Women Journalists in Political Matters

[Iwacu] The Association of Women Journalists-AFJO has organized this 15 November a workshop to sensitize women in general not to be afraid to provide political information, push media officials to encourage female journalists to work on political issue…

[Iwacu] The Association of Women Journalists-AFJO has organized this 15 November a workshop to sensitize women in general not to be afraid to provide political information, push media officials to encourage female journalists to work on political issues and urge civil society leaders to advocate for gender mainstream in the media.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

PISC Burundi/ CAPES+ – ‘A Fault Confessed Is Half Redressed’

[Iwacu] The platform for Burundi civil society (PISC-Burundi) and the collective of associations of people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS (CAPES+) have approached their members and agreed to create a favorable climate for a peaceful return of Burund…

[Iwacu] The platform for Burundi civil society (PISC-Burundi) and the collective of associations of people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS (CAPES+) have approached their members and agreed to create a favorable climate for a peaceful return of Burundian refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Judge Yarmie Gbeisay Takes Over Global Witness Bribery Case

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As the November Term of Court opens Monday across the country, the Criminal Court “C” at the Temple of Justice has gotten a newly assigned judge to try economic crimes.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As the November Term of Court opens Monday across the country, the Criminal Court "C" at the Temple of Justice has gotten a newly assigned judge to try economic crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia