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- Africa: Technology Will Make Lecturers Redundant – but Only If They Let It
[The Conversation Africa] A teacher walks into a classroom and begins a lesson. As she speaks, the audio is translated in real time into a variety of languages that students have pre-selected, so each can hear the lecturer’s voice in their own language. It can even be delivered directly into t
- Central African Republic: Tight Security for Presidential Run-Off
[Deutsche Welle] The election for a new president is seen as crucial to ending years of sectarian violence that has pitted Muslims against Christians. Two former prime ministers are battling it out for the top job.
- South Africa: Newborn Found Alive in Pit Toilet
[News24Wire] A newborn baby was discovered alive inside a pit toilet in Shaka’s Head, near Ballito, on Saturday afternoon with his placenta and umbilical cord still attached to him, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.
- South Africa: We Have Made the Economy an Apex Priority – Zuma
[News24Wire] South Africa’s economy is government’s main priority due to the current global economic climate, President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday.
- South Africa: Three KZN Churchgoers Killed After Lightning Strike
[News24Wire] Three churchgoers were killed on Saturday and 38 others were injured when a bolt of lightning struck a tree in an open field in kwaMachi, near Harding, KwaZulu-Natal’s emergency medical services said.
- South Africa: Ramaphosa's Protector Discharged From Hospital After Crash
[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s bodyguard has been discharged from hospital after a brief admission following an accident in Table View, Cape Town, Ramaphosa’s spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa said on Saturday.
- Malawi: EU Rules Out Budgetary Support
[Nyasa Times] European Union (EU), one of Malawi’s largest donors, has ruled reinstating budgetary support any time sooner even the country meets the IMF extended credit facility.
- South Africa: We Share Your Pain, Zuma Tells Families of Trapped Mine Workers
[News24Wire] The families of the three workers trapped inside Lily Mine in Louisville, outside Barberton, are in pain, but the country is with them, President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday.
- Tanzania: Magufuli Reaffirms Campaign to Crush Economic Saboteurs
[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli said yesterday his government is keen to crush all economic saboteurs, reiterating that no stone will be left unturned in the ongoing government’s anti-graft crusade.
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