Education Govt Priority

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama yesterday (November 9) opened three infrastructural development projects at the BA ISAGO University Campus of Gaborone.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama yesterday (November 9) opened three infrastructural development projects at the BA ISAGO University Campus of Gaborone.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Prisons Department Reels Under U.S.$21 Million Debt

[The Herald] Vehicle hiring and other operational costs have landed the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) in a financial mess amid reports that the department is now struggling to settle a $21,6 million debt it owes to various service p…

[The Herald] Vehicle hiring and other operational costs have landed the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) in a financial mess amid reports that the department is now struggling to settle a $21,6 million debt it owes to various service providers. The Government department, which falls under the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, claims it now has a depleted fleet, with the last batch of vehicles having been bought seven years ago. ZPCS now relies on hiring vehicles for use from the Cen

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Notes From the Scene – When Parliament Met the Students – At UCT

[Daily Maverick] The words “Parliament” and “students” together don’t have a happy track record in recent South African history. In 2015 stun grenades were fired in the parliamentary precinct for the first time in history – at protesting students. This…

[Daily Maverick] The words "Parliament" and "students" together don't have a happy track record in recent South African history. In 2015 stun grenades were fired in the parliamentary precinct for the first time in history - at protesting students. This Thursday, however, saw Parliament visit the students rather than the other way around, when the portfolio committee on education took itself to the University of Cape Town to check in on ongoing disruptions at that institution. Spoiler alert: no faeces were thrown at MPs. By

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Botswana President Takes Swipe at Mugabe After VP Firing

[This is Africa] Botswana President Ian Khama has never been one to shy away from throwing shade, especially when it’s about his Zimbabwean counterpart President Robert Mugabe. Khama’s comment on social media saying he will pass the leadership baton to…

[This is Africa] Botswana President Ian Khama has never been one to shy away from throwing shade, especially when it's about his Zimbabwean counterpart President Robert Mugabe. Khama's comment on social media saying he will pass the leadership baton to the country's Vice President, ensuring a smooth transfer of power has set tongues wagging, seen as a jibe after Mugabe fired his deputy and long-time ally Mnangagwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘No One Will Say Comrade Cyril Is Capitalist Royalty’ – Sisulu

[News24Wire] ANC presidential candidate Lindiwe Sisulu has rubbished leaders who have dubbed her ANC “royalty” and say she thinks she’s better than some of her comrades.

[News24Wire] ANC presidential candidate Lindiwe Sisulu has rubbished leaders who have dubbed her ANC "royalty" and say she thinks she's better than some of her comrades.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Judiciary Accused of Laxity in Prosecuting Rogue Developers

[Nation] The Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK) has accused the Judiciary of laxity in prosecuting developers, owners and architects responsible for collapse of buildings.

[Nation] The Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK) has accused the Judiciary of laxity in prosecuting developers, owners and architects responsible for collapse of buildings.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Israel Hopeful South Africa Won’t Downgrade Relations

[Daily Maverick] The Israeli government believes the South African government is not keen to downgrade relations between the two countries – despite an ANC recommendation to do so. By PETER FABRICIUS.

[Daily Maverick] The Israeli government believes the South African government is not keen to downgrade relations between the two countries - despite an ANC recommendation to do so. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SAPS Welcomes Back Members From UN Peacekeeping Mission

[SAPS] Pretoria: Members of the South African Police Service deployed to the United Nations African Peacekeeping Mission in Sudan, returned home after serving 18 months in Darfur and South Sudan.

[SAPS] Pretoria: Members of the South African Police Service deployed to the United Nations African Peacekeeping Mission in Sudan, returned home after serving 18 months in Darfur and South Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Notorious Drug Dealer’s Brother Nabbed for Being in Possession of Illegal Firearm

[SAPS] Yesterday, 9 November 2017, at approximately 13:00, an Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Intelligence driven operation, together with Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Crime Combatting Unit (CCU) successfully nabbed a notorious drug dealer’s brother aft…

[SAPS] Yesterday, 9 November 2017, at approximately 13:00, an Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Intelligence driven operation, together with Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Crime Combatting Unit (CCU) successfully nabbed a notorious drug dealer's brother after he was found in possession of an illegal firearm and live rounds of ammunition at his home in Demat Road. Members searched the 46-year-old suspect's home, after receiving information from a reliable source that the suspect was in possession of a firearm, after a

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government Terminates Contract With Bromangol

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Concession Contract of Public Works of Construction and Analysis Laboratories Exploration, between the Angolan Government and Commercial Company BROMANGOL SA was terminated Thursday, through an order by the President of the Republic, João Lourenço.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Concession Contract of Public Works of Construction and Analysis Laboratories Exploration, between the Angolan Government and Commercial Company BROMANGOL SA was terminated Thursday, through an order by the President of the Republic, João Lourenço.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola