JAMB 2017 – Out-of-the Box Exam Management At Last

[Leadership] This year’s just concluded JAMB UTME exercise marks a milestone in the quest for an effective and efficient planning and conduct of national examinations for admission into tertiary institutions. The general impression among candidates, ed…

[Leadership] This year's just concluded JAMB UTME exercise marks a milestone in the quest for an effective and efficient planning and conduct of national examinations for admission into tertiary institutions. The general impression among candidates, educationists and parents across the country where over 1.6 million sat for the examinations was that there were significant improvements and responsive innovations this time around which is a welcome development. This positive assessment is not a blanket commendation but r

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Action Indicates Van Breda Wasn’t Seen As a Witness – Defence

[News24Wire] The actions of police toward Henri Van Breda on the day of his parents and brother’s murders did not indicate that they saw him as a witness, the defence argued on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The actions of police toward Henri Van Breda on the day of his parents and brother's murders did not indicate that they saw him as a witness, the defence argued on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Contractor to Blame for Charlotte Maxeke Roof Collapse – MEC

[News24Wire] A contractor’s negligence resulted in the collapse of a roof at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, the Gauteng infrastructure department said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] A contractor's negligence resulted in the collapse of a roof at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, the Gauteng infrastructure department said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

British Singer Joss Stone Arrives Tomorrow

[The Herald] British Grammy award-winning singer Joscelyn Eve Stoker, affectionately known as Joss Stone, is jetting int0 the country tomorrow morning ahead of her concert scheduled to take place on the same day at 7 Arts Theatre in Avondale.

[The Herald] British Grammy award-winning singer Joscelyn Eve Stoker, affectionately known as Joss Stone, is jetting int0 the country tomorrow morning ahead of her concert scheduled to take place on the same day at 7 Arts Theatre in Avondale.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Old Train Is Gone. What Memories Will SGR Bring?

[Nation] Legend has it that in the original design of the Mombasa-Kampala railway, the railway station in the sleepy township of Uplands was intended only as a stop for the engine — then powered by wood — to refuel.

[Nation] Legend has it that in the original design of the Mombasa-Kampala railway, the railway station in the sleepy township of Uplands was intended only as a stop for the engine -- then powered by wood -- to refuel.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

World Hunger Day 2017 Highlights Hidden Causes of Hunger

[This Day] International non-profit organisation, The Hunger Project (THP) recently honoured the World Hunger Day on May 28 to raise awareness about hunger and the world’s progress in tackling it, and has invited people everywhere around the globe to b…

[This Day] International non-profit organisation, The Hunger Project (THP) recently honoured the World Hunger Day on May 28 to raise awareness about hunger and the world's progress in tackling it, and has invited people everywhere around the globe to be part of the solution.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma’s Dilemma – AU Summit or ANC Policy Conference

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma faces a somewhat sticky dilemma as he sits down to do his diaries for the next two months. Should he slip out of the ANC’s policy conference at the beginning of July to attend the African Union Head of States summit in…

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma faces a somewhat sticky dilemma as he sits down to do his diaries for the next two months. Should he slip out of the ANC's policy conference at the beginning of July to attend the African Union Head of States summit in Addis Ababa - and risk losing some crucial survival battles back home?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Malawi’s First Merchant Bank Takes Over Barclays Bank

[Nyasa Times] Backlays Plc has sold its majority stake in its Zimbabwean operation to Malawi’s First Merchant Bank (FMB), putting an end to months of a fierce bidding war to take over one of the country’s iconic financial institutions, according to rep…

[Nyasa Times] Backlays Plc has sold its majority stake in its Zimbabwean operation to Malawi's First Merchant Bank (FMB), putting an end to months of a fierce bidding war to take over one of the country's iconic financial institutions, according to reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe