First Lady Emphasizes State’s Commitment to Combat Aids

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Lady, Wife of the President of the Republic, Widad Babkir, has emphasized the state’s commitment to combat AIDS, and its keenness on the partnerships, tight coordination, and the activation of continuous response to the combat…

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Lady, Wife of the President of the Republic, Widad Babkir, has emphasized the state's commitment to combat AIDS, and its keenness on the partnerships, tight coordination, and the activation of continuous response to the combating activities, announcing the inauguration of the AIDS integrated treatment center in Omdurman in the advent of New Year.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sanousi Underlines the Role of Youth in Supporting the National Accord Process

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Sheikh Ibrahim Sanousi, on Monday underlined the important role played by the youth in boosting the National Accord, saying the government pays special attention to the youth.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Sheikh Ibrahim Sanousi, on Monday underlined the important role played by the youth in boosting the National Accord, saying the government pays special attention to the youth.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Cabinet Underlines Strength of Sudanese French Relations

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers on Monday underlines the keenness of the government of Sudan to boost its relations with France in a way that serves the joint interests.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers on Monday underlines the keenness of the government of Sudan to boost its relations with France in a way that serves the joint interests.

Sassagate Reloaded – Three Steps Towards Payments for Social Grants Revealed By Post Office and Sassa

[Daily Maverick] A three-phase hybrid model of payments for social grants between the South African Post Office and Sassa announced on Sunday will hopefully make it harder for private corporate interests and a connected political coterie to benefit fro…

[Daily Maverick] A three-phase hybrid model of payments for social grants between the South African Post Office and Sassa announced on Sunday will hopefully make it harder for private corporate interests and a connected political coterie to benefit from one of government's largest programmes - the R10-BILLION monthly payout of social grants. The "landmark" agreement could only be reached by cauterising the influence of Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, and Sassa officials. There were many casualties along

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Akufo-Addo Launches Roadmap to Harness Demographic Dividend

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched Ghana’s Strategic Roadmap for harnessing demographic dividends, the local component of the African Union’s Demographic Dividend Roadmap.

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched Ghana's Strategic Roadmap for harnessing demographic dividends, the local component of the African Union's Demographic Dividend Roadmap.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

“Let Her No Be No” – Activists Warn Against Gender Based Violence

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Women NGO Secretariat of Liberia, (WONGOSOL), under the National theme: “Tackling Violence against Women Beyond Borders,” climaxed the 16 Days of Activism, in ending violence against women at their offices in Congo Town,…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Women NGO Secretariat of Liberia, (WONGOSOL), under the National theme: "Tackling Violence against Women Beyond Borders," climaxed the 16 Days of Activism, in ending violence against women at their offices in Congo Town, Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

South Africa Has a Reading Crisis – Why, and What Can Be Done About It

[The Conversation Africa] The teacher stands in front of her Grade 4 class. The 45 nine and ten-year olds are crammed together at desks, huddled over shared books. Some are sitting on the floor. “Now, class, read from the top of the page,” the teacher …

[The Conversation Africa] The teacher stands in front of her Grade 4 class. The 45 nine and ten-year olds are crammed together at desks, huddled over shared books. Some are sitting on the floor. "Now, class, read from the top of the page," the teacher says. They comply in a slow sing-song drawl.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa