Category Archives: Governance

Guinea-Bissau Writers Want to Help Country Turn a New Page

BISSAU, GUINEA-BISSAU The Guinea-Bissau Writers Association gathers dozens of people from different backgrounds who share the same goal: to improve the literature of a small West African country with one of the world’s lowest literacy …

How to assess whether students are learning in school? 17 African countries examine their national learning assessment systems

The Teaching and Learning Educators’ Network for Transformation (TALENT) under the coordination of UNESCO Dakar organized a regional workshop on learning assessment systems in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The workshop was held in Dakar, from 6 …

How to assess whether students are learning in school? 17 African countries examine their national learning assessment systems

The Teaching and Learning Educators’ Network for Transformation (TALENT) under the coordination of UNESCO Dakar organized a regional workshop on learning assessment systems in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The workshop was held in Dakar, from 6 …

SOUTH AFRICAN PORT CITY OF DURBAN EXPECTING BUMPER TOURIST NUMBERS THIS YEAR-END FESTIVE SEASON

DURBAN, The sprawling Durban beachfront and it’s golden beaches and warm ocean are a magnet for beachgoers and the port city is expecting a bumper festive season with more than a million visitors expected over …

SOUTH AFRICAN PORT CITY OF DURBAN EXPECTING BUMPER TOURIST NUMBERS THIS YEAR-END FESTIVE SEASON

DURBAN, The sprawling Durban beachfront and it’s golden beaches and warm ocean are a magnet for beachgoers and the port city is expecting a bumper festive season with more than a million visitors expected over …

ZAMBIAN GOVT MAY RELOOK CUSTODIAL SENTENCE FOR PREGNANT WOMEN

LUSAKA, The Zambian government says there is a need to look again at the law which currently provides for a custodial sentence for pregnant women found guilty of certain crimes.

Minister of Justice Given Lubinda …

ZAMBIAN GOVT MAY RELOOK CUSTODIAL SENTENCE FOR PREGNANT WOMEN

LUSAKA, The Zambian government says there is a need to look again at the law which currently provides for a custodial sentence for pregnant women found guilty of certain crimes.

Minister of Justice Given Lubinda …

Kuwait Supports WFP Food Assistance To Syrians In Urgent Need

KUWAIT CITY � The Government of Kuwait has announced a US$5 million contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for food assistance to the most vulnerable Syrians affected by the unabating conflict.

The …

Rights Group: Discrimination Affects Minorities, Indigenous Peoples at Home, in Exile

A minority rights group has released a new report on the world’s minorities and indigenous peoples and says stronger rights protection, not walls and travel bans, are the only effective and sustainable response to the …