ANC Leadership Race – Free State Branches Rally Against Provincial and National Conference Delegates

[Daily Maverick] ANC members in the Free State are expected to lodge court papers on Tuesday challenging the provincial conference and who is allowed to go to the party’s national elective conference at the weekend. By GREG NICOLSON.

[Daily Maverick] ANC members in the Free State are expected to lodge court papers on Tuesday challenging the provincial conference and who is allowed to go to the party's national elective conference at the weekend. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Once a Jewel, Now in Ruins

[This Day] In this piece, Seriki Adinoyi chronicles how the Jos main market was built, its destruction by fire, and the efforts by succeeding governments to rebuild it.

[This Day] In this piece, Seriki Adinoyi chronicles how the Jos main market was built, its destruction by fire, and the efforts by succeeding governments to rebuild it.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Audit Planned to Weed Out Dubious Universities

[Nation] A number of private universities operating on the basis of a letter of interim authority are now on the spot after Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i directed that their activities be audited.

[Nation] A number of private universities operating on the basis of a letter of interim authority are now on the spot after Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i directed that their activities be audited.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Borehole Drilling Project Begins

[The Herald] The Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate is spearheading a $4,5 million borehole drilling project under the Command Water Harvesting Programme. The programme, which is meant to enable communities adapt to climate variability, will se…

[The Herald] The Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate is spearheading a $4,5 million borehole drilling project under the Command Water Harvesting Programme. The programme, which is meant to enable communities adapt to climate variability, will see four boreholes being drilled in each constituency. The borehole drilling programme is being implemented in the broader context of the Ministry's identified 100-day quick wins programme as guided by President Emmerson Mnangagwa during his maiden speech in Cabinet last we

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Raid Shuts Down Uganda’s Only Gay Film Festival

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Homosexuality is illegal in the socially conservative East African country and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is common

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Homosexuality is illegal in the socially conservative East African country and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is common

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenyans to Get Vaccine That Protects Babies From Typhoid

[Nation] Millions of children in developing countries like Kenya will soon be protected against typhoid fever, following an approval by Gavi to support the introduction of a vaccine.

[Nation] Millions of children in developing countries like Kenya will soon be protected against typhoid fever, following an approval by Gavi to support the introduction of a vaccine.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kanyemba Border to Be Modernised

[The Herald] The Mbire Rural District Council has intensified efforts to develop and modernise the Kanyemba border area in line with its vision of a town status by 2023. A total of 3 000 hectares spanning 15 kilometres along the shores of Zambezi River…

[The Herald] The Mbire Rural District Council has intensified efforts to develop and modernise the Kanyemba border area in line with its vision of a town status by 2023. A total of 3 000 hectares spanning 15 kilometres along the shores of Zambezi River have been set aside for a range of properties. Civil works including construction of a bituminous road that links Zimbabwe and Zambia have already begun, marking the beginning of a journey towards town status.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

It’s Illegal to Offer Extra Lessons for a Fee, Teachers Told

[The Herald] Government has once again warned teachers that it is illegal to offer extra lessons to pupils for a fee. In an interview on the sidelines of a tour of Glen View 2 Primary School in Harare yesterday, Primary and Secondary Education Minister…

[The Herald] Government has once again warned teachers that it is illegal to offer extra lessons to pupils for a fee. In an interview on the sidelines of a tour of Glen View 2 Primary School in Harare yesterday, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Professor Paul Mavima said extra lessons were creating problems in the civil service.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe