Gor Mahia Wiser After Esperance Outing – Kerr

[Nation] Gor Mahia coach Dylan Kerr believes the lessons his charges picked from their short-lived Caf Champions League campaign will help them in the Confederation Cup play-off against South Africa’s SuperSport United.

[Nation] Gor Mahia coach Dylan Kerr believes the lessons his charges picked from their short-lived Caf Champions League campaign will help them in the Confederation Cup play-off against South Africa's SuperSport United.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyatta Directs Transport CS to Work With Sonko to Improve City Drainage

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure to work with the Nairobi County Government to improve the drainage in Nairobi city to curb flooding.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure to work with the Nairobi County Government to improve the drainage in Nairobi city to curb flooding.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Pirls Debacle – Literacy, Language and Standards in Schools in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] There are problems with literacy tests and what they can tell us. The tests work with greatly limited constructs of both literacy and language and are neither sensitive enough nor grounded enough in actual classroom literacy practices …

[Daily Maverick] There are problems with literacy tests and what they can tell us. The tests work with greatly limited constructs of both literacy and language and are neither sensitive enough nor grounded enough in actual classroom literacy practices to be of any use beyond pointing to what we all already know in broad outline – schooling is a problem in South Africa, characterised by systemic inequalities, widespread inefficiencies and by national curricula that are blunt instruments, responding to the differences and pa

House Threatens to Sever Ties With Judiciary Over Undue Interference

[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, thursday warned that it could resort to disobeying court injunctions issued against the lower chamber if the judiciary continues to interfere with the activities of parl…

[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, thursday warned that it could resort to disobeying court injunctions issued against the lower chamber if the judiciary continues to interfere with the activities of parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Grill Chadema Leaders

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Chadema national chairman Freeman Mbowe and four other party officials yesterday reported at Central Police Station for further questioning in connection with the February 16 demonstrations in the city.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Chadema national chairman Freeman Mbowe and four other party officials yesterday reported at Central Police Station for further questioning in connection with the February 16 demonstrations in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Judge’s Absence Stalls Anti-Open Grazing Law Suit

[This Day] Abuja -The absence of Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court, Abuja thursday stalled the hearing of the law suit challenging the promulgation of the Anti Open grazing law in Benue State.

[This Day] Abuja -The absence of Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court, Abuja thursday stalled the hearing of the law suit challenging the promulgation of the Anti Open grazing law in Benue State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Judiciary Says Warsame Won’t Be Vetted By Parliament for JSC Slot

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Judiciary says that the representative of the Court of Appeal to the Judicial Service Commission Justice Mohamed Warsame will not subject himself to the process of approval by the National Assembly.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Judiciary says that the representative of the Court of Appeal to the Judicial Service Commission Justice Mohamed Warsame will not subject himself to the process of approval by the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Woman Wins U.S.$25,000 in Damages After Giving Birth on Hospital Floor

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -A woman who was verbally and physically abused after giving birth on the floor of a state-run hospital in Kenya won a landmark 2.5 million shillings ($24,789) in damages on Thursday.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -A woman who was verbally and physically abused after giving birth on the floor of a state-run hospital in Kenya won a landmark 2.5 million shillings ($24,789) in damages on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Maritime Academy Moves to Avert Crisis, Arrests Six Workers

[This Day] In a bid to avert crisis and carry out the mandate of the federal government, the management of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, has arrested some staff members of the institution, who it stated, have sworn to derail the manageme…

[This Day] In a bid to avert crisis and carry out the mandate of the federal government, the management of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, has arrested some staff members of the institution, who it stated, have sworn to derail the management and resist change.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kogi Assembly Condemns Attacks, Seeks Prosecution of Perpetrators

[Guardian] Lokoja -The Kogi House of Assembly has condemned the herdsmen’s attacks on some villages in Dekina, Omala and Bassa council areas of the state. It urged the Federal Government to bring the perpetrators to justice.

[Guardian] Lokoja -The Kogi House of Assembly has condemned the herdsmen's attacks on some villages in Dekina, Omala and Bassa council areas of the state. It urged the Federal Government to bring the perpetrators to justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria