Majaliwa Counsels Youth Against Drug Abuse

[Daily News] Mbeya -PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa yesterday reiterated the importance of nurturing a drug-free generation, imploring youth to avoid using drugs and instead use the opportunity to access treatment at the methadone clinics.

[Daily News] Mbeya -PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa yesterday reiterated the importance of nurturing a drug-free generation, imploring youth to avoid using drugs and instead use the opportunity to access treatment at the methadone clinics.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

We Can No Longer Be ‘Free Riders’ of Democracy – Former Finance Minister

[News24Wire] South African citizens can no longer be “free riders” of democracy and need to actively work to secure state institutions, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday evening. He urged South Africans to either become whistleblowe…

[News24Wire] South African citizens can no longer be "free riders" of democracy and need to actively work to secure state institutions, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday evening. He urged South Africans to either become whistleblowers or "find different forms of resistance".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

38 Schools Closed as Race Row Continues

[News24Wire] Teaching at an estimated 38 “coloured” schools in Gauteng was disrupted on Monday when teachers embarked on a go-slow in solidarity with a Klipspruit school, a spokesperson said.

[News24Wire] Teaching at an estimated 38 "coloured" schools in Gauteng was disrupted on Monday when teachers embarked on a go-slow in solidarity with a Klipspruit school, a spokesperson said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Should Consider Help From the IMF to Fix Its Economy

[The Conversation Africa] The prognosis that the South African economy is in dire straits is pretty obvious even to the untrained eye. The solution to the country’s present predicament is also pretty much understood. The International Monetary Fund (IM…

[The Conversation Africa] The prognosis that the South African economy is in dire straits is pretty obvious even to the untrained eye. The solution to the country's present predicament is also pretty much understood. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recently produced a comprehensive view which deserves to be considered.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cape Town Residents Angry Over Electricity Tariff Hike

[GroundUp] Debra Moses lives in Saxon Sea, Atlantis and is a domestic worker. When Moses bought R200 worth of electricity, she got over 170 units which lasts her for the entire month.

[GroundUp] Debra Moses lives in Saxon Sea, Atlantis and is a domestic worker. When Moses bought R200 worth of electricity, she got over 170 units which lasts her for the entire month.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vice-President Roots for Clean Water, Better Environment

[Daily News] VICE-PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has called on officials managing water and environment projects to work harder and ensure better results so that people can live clean in line with the government’s goals come 2020.

[Daily News] VICE-PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has called on officials managing water and environment projects to work harder and ensure better results so that people can live clean in line with the government's goals come 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Used Book Sales Boom as Economic Recession Bites

[VOA] South Africa entered an economic recession in June, and the country’s unemployment rate is fast approaching 30 percent, according to the government statistics agency. But for the sellers of secondhand books, business has never been better.

[VOA] South Africa entered an economic recession in June, and the country's unemployment rate is fast approaching 30 percent, according to the government statistics agency. But for the sellers of secondhand books, business has never been better.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa