Unsupervised Children Eating Rotting Food At Illegal Mbombela Dumpsite

[News24Wire] The community of Newscom is threatening to embark on protest action should the Mbombela Local Municipality fail to address their complaints about an illegal dump site from which unsupervised children eat rotting food every day.

[News24Wire] The community of Newscom is threatening to embark on protest action should the Mbombela Local Municipality fail to address their complaints about an illegal dump site from which unsupervised children eat rotting food every day.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

1 700 Workers Start Strike 2.4km Below Harmony Mine

[News24Wire] About 1 700 miners refused to return to the surface of Harmony Gold’s [JSE:HAR] Kusasalethu mine in the West Rand on Wednesday, with the miner saying they have embarked on an illegal sit-in.

[News24Wire] About 1 700 miners refused to return to the surface of Harmony Gold's [JSE:HAR] Kusasalethu mine in the West Rand on Wednesday, with the miner saying they have embarked on an illegal sit-in.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigeria Raises Troops, Ready to Remove Jammeh – Report

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has raised an army battalion that would be deployed in troubled Gambia to forcefully remove President Yahya Jammeh from power if he fails to step down on January 19, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has raised an army battalion that would be deployed in troubled Gambia to forcefully remove President Yahya Jammeh from power if he fails to step down on January 19, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Nsfas Expands Access to Higher Education

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says tremendous progress has been made in making higher education more accessible to the poor through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) over the years.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says tremendous progress has been made in making higher education more accessible to the poor through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) over the years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tennis Team Look to Excel in ITF EA Junior Championship

[New Times] Rwanda junior tennis stars are looking to excel at this year’s ITF/ CAT East African Junior Championship which kicked-off on Wednesday in Nairobi, Kenya. The tournament features players from Burundi, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Rwand…

[New Times] Rwanda junior tennis stars are looking to excel at this year's ITF/ CAT East African Junior Championship which kicked-off on Wednesday in Nairobi, Kenya. The tournament features players from Burundi, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Tanzania and hosts Kenya. At stake is Single trophies and medals in the under 14 and 16 events for both the girls and boys categories.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Limpopo Districts Haven’t Received Textbooks for 2017

[DA] Following a school oversight campaign to determine school readiness this week, the DA can confirm that all schools in Waterberg, Sekhukhune and Mopani Districts have not received their textbook cache and in the Capricorn and Vhembe districts only …

[DA] Following a school oversight campaign to determine school readiness this week, the DA can confirm that all schools in Waterberg, Sekhukhune and Mopani Districts have not received their textbook cache and in the Capricorn and Vhembe districts only around 50% of the schools received their textbooks and LTSM (learner teacher support materials).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Students Urged to Grab Opportunities to Study Further

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has called on students to make use of opportunities to further their education so they can be successful and develop a skilled workforce for the country.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has called on students to make use of opportunities to further their education so they can be successful and develop a skilled workforce for the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Toyana Has Lofty Expectations of Cook At Bullring

[News24Wire] Nobody in South African cricket is more intimately aware of the bounce, the movement, the smell of the new leather and the possible demons in the pitch at the Wanderers than Stephen Cook.

[News24Wire] Nobody in South African cricket is more intimately aware of the bounce, the movement, the smell of the new leather and the possible demons in the pitch at the Wanderers than Stephen Cook.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Simon’s Town Residents Return Home After Fire Evacuations

[News24Wire] Residents of Simon’s Town have been allowed to return to their homes after being evacuated overnight as a precautionary measure against spreading fires in the area.

[News24Wire] Residents of Simon's Town have been allowed to return to their homes after being evacuated overnight as a precautionary measure against spreading fires in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa