Latest News October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015
news From All Africa
- Africa: Africa's Aquifers Aren't Being Protected As They Should
[The Conversation Africa] NGOs often punt the digging of wells as the solution to the long distances women in rural areas travel to collect water. These wells do improve the quality of life, but care needs to be taken in digging them as they could lead to the over-exploitation of aquifers.
- Nigeria: Kaduna's Oldest Pupil Faces Lack of Motivation
[Daily Trust] Danjuma Aliyu, 63, who recently enrolled in public primary school in Kachia, Kaduna state and believed to be the oldest pupil in the state is facing poor motivation due to lack of learning facilities in his school.
- Zimbabwe: VIDEO: Moyo Breaks Down at Daughter's Funeral
[News24Wire] A heartbreaking video has emerged of Zimbabwe’s former information minister Jonathan Moyo singing a funeral tribute to his daughter, 20-year-old Zanele, who died in South Africa earlier this month.
- Rwanda: MPs Back Plan to Maintain Term Limits in Constitution
[New Times] Lawmakers yesterday unanimously voted to maintain two term limits for the Head of State, as part of the ongoing process to amend the constitution.
- Kenya: Give Our Wives Diplomatic Passports – MPs
[The Star] The National Assembly is set to enact a law that will see MPs and their spouses, alongside other officers of Parliament, get diplomatic passports.
- Kenya: 957 NGOs to Be De-Registered for Financial Malpractice
[Nation] A total of 957 Non-government Organisations (NGOs) including the Kalonzo Musyoka Foundation, which is associated with Cord co- principal Kalonzo Musyoka are set to be de-registered.
- Kenya: Row Delays 500 Law Students' Practice
[The Star] More than 500 students are yet to get approval to practise as advocates due to a two-month spat over their gazettement.
- South Sudan: AU Report Finds Forced Cannibalism, Rape by Govt, Rebels
[Al Jazeera] African Union (AU) investigators have discovered mass graves in South Sudan and found evidence of killings, rape and forced cannibalism, according to a new report.
- South Africa: Young Man Spends Own Money to Teach Township Pupils
[News24Wire] A young KwaZulu-Natal man is changing the lives of pupils in his community, travelling from school to school to provide free tuition at his own cost.
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