Southern Africa

Southern Africa

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 07:47:51 GMT
Namibia: 70% of Govt Schools Without Internet
[New Era] Windhoek -Close to 70 percent of government schools are still not connected to the internet, parliament heard on Tuesday.

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 07:44:27 GMT
Kenya: South African Divers Join Search for Ferry Tragedy Victims
[Nation] Eight divers from South Africa have joined the Kenya Navy to retrieve bodies of a woman and her four-year-old daughter, who drowned in the Indian Ocean last week.

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 07:36:37 GMT
Zimbabwe: Women Criticise Finance Minister Ncube's Policies for Worsening Their Plight
[New Zimbabwe] Austerity measures and associated policies being implemented by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube are plunging women and children into deep poverty due to lack of adequate social safety nets a an activist has said.

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 07:10:09 GMT
South Africa: Losing 5 Students in 2 Months Has Been Extremely Difficult - UCT VC
[News24Wire] The loss of five students at the University of Cape Town within a space of two months has been "extremely difficult and highly distressing" for those on campus, says vice-chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng.

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 07:09:46 GMT
Zimbabwe: Harare Hospital's 'Presidential Suite' Lies Idle As Officials Seek Treatment Abroad
[New Zimbabwe] THE presidential suite at Parirenyatwa Hospital has turned into a white elephant with senior government officials including the President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputies all choosing to get treatment outside the country, NewZimbabw...