‘Mr K’ Was a Wise Counsellor, Stern Critic, Best Friend

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Nelson Mandela Foundation has described the late Ahmed Kathrada, or ‘Mr K’ as he was affectionately known at the foundation, as “our wise counsellor, our stern critic, our best friend”.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Nelson Mandela Foundation has described the late Ahmed Kathrada, or 'Mr K' as he was affectionately known at the foundation, as "our wise counsellor, our stern critic, our best friend".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Earth Hour – Is It a Fad That Desperately Needs Reinvention?

[Daily Maverick] The moral castigation of those who did not take part in Earth Hour for whatever reason shows how the campaign, while perfectly well-meaning at heart, has crossed the bridge from awareness into institutionalised do-goodery.

[Daily Maverick] The moral castigation of those who did not take part in Earth Hour for whatever reason shows how the campaign, while perfectly well-meaning at heart, has crossed the bridge from awareness into institutionalised do-goodery.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Learners Encouraged to Study Maths, Science

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has encouraged pupils in George in the Western Cape to study maths and science in order to close South Africa’s skills gap.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has encouraged pupils in George in the Western Cape to study maths and science in order to close South Africa's skills gap.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Oliver Tambo Centenary Series, Part 1 – the Dream of a Quiet Revolutionary

[Daily Maverick] In a four-part lecture delivered as part of the Oliver Tambo Centenary Series different aspects of the Constitution will be tackled and tied in to critical issues facing the country right now. In part one we look at the leadership Oliv…

[Daily Maverick] In a four-part lecture delivered as part of the Oliver Tambo Centenary Series different aspects of the Constitution will be tackled and tied in to critical issues facing the country right now. In part one we look at the leadership Oliver Tambo gave in creating the foundational principles of South Africa's Constitution and realise that South Africa is crying out for the spirit of Tambo to become the norm again. By JUSTICE ALBIE SACHS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Barclays Launches Gold Trading Platform On the Nairobi Securities Exchange

[East African] For the first time, investors can now trade in gold at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), after the Capital Markets Authority approved the listing of the Barclays NewGold Exchange Traded Fund (ETF).

[East African] For the first time, investors can now trade in gold at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), after the Capital Markets Authority approved the listing of the Barclays NewGold Exchange Traded Fund (ETF).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

CBK Votes to Keeps Policy Lending Rate Unchanged At 10pc

[East African] The Central Bank of Kenya voted to keep the policy lending rate unchanged at 10 per cent on Monday, on worries of slowed growth in consumer spending and a surge in inflation beyond the 7.5 per cent upper limit of the government’s target …

[East African] The Central Bank of Kenya voted to keep the policy lending rate unchanged at 10 per cent on Monday, on worries of slowed growth in consumer spending and a surge in inflation beyond the 7.5 per cent upper limit of the government's target range.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pope Francis Seeking God’s Forgiveness Good but Genocide Survivors Need More

[East African] On Monday, March 20, news came that Pope Francis had apologised for the Catholic Church’s role in the 1994 Genocide against Tutsis. The deed followed President Paul Kagame’s visit to the Vatican where he reportedly compared notes with th…

[East African] On Monday, March 20, news came that Pope Francis had apologised for the Catholic Church's role in the 1994 Genocide against Tutsis. The deed followed President Paul Kagame's visit to the Vatican where he reportedly compared notes with the Pontiff.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso