Struggling Bulls Struck By Injuries

[News24Wire] The Bulls have suffered a number of injury setbacks following their loss to the Chiefs in New Zealand, with four players unable to continue to Japan, where the Pretoria-based franchise will take on the Sunwolves on Friday.

[News24Wire] The Bulls have suffered a number of injury setbacks following their loss to the Chiefs in New Zealand, with four players unable to continue to Japan, where the Pretoria-based franchise will take on the Sunwolves on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SA Inc, Junked – ‘This Is the Consequence of a Government Misbehaving’

[Daily Maverick] South African banks lost R60-billion in the hours following President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle. But that is going to be minuscule compared to what the country stands to lose if the government does not respond appropriately to rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P’s) decision to downgrade South Africa to junk status. By JILLIAN GREEN.

[Daily Maverick] South African banks lost R60-billion in the hours following President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle. But that is going to be minuscule compared to what the country stands to lose if the government does not respond appropriately to rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P's) decision to downgrade South Africa to junk status. By JILLIAN GREEN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Standard & Poor’s 1 – Jacob Zuma 0

[Daily Maverick] Standard & Poor’s fired its first shot by downgrading South Africa’s long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating to “junk” status. This may sound like financial mumbo-jumbo to most South Africans, and it is. So, let me explain.

[Daily Maverick] Standard & Poor's fired its first shot by downgrading South Africa's long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating to "junk" status. This may sound like financial mumbo-jumbo to most South Africans, and it is. So, let me explain.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why the New Education Curriculum Is a Triumph for Kenya’s Children

[The Conversation Africa] Every child and parent in Kenya knows all too well that grades matter. During the final year of primary school, pupils sit to write a nationally administered exam that determines their progression to secondary school. Children…

[The Conversation Africa] Every child and parent in Kenya knows all too well that grades matter. During the final year of primary school, pupils sit to write a nationally administered exam that determines their progression to secondary school. Children have to attain high grades in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) to secure places in the best secondary schools - public or private.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Somaliland Suspends Development Programs in Face of Famine

[VOA] Somaliland authorities say famine looms in the breakaway republic as the government suspends development programs due to a crippling drought that has killed dozens of people and most of the livestock in eastern regions.

[VOA] Somaliland authorities say famine looms in the breakaway republic as the government suspends development programs due to a crippling drought that has killed dozens of people and most of the livestock in eastern regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia