Category Archives: Education

DRC Health Minister Resigns After Being Dismissed as Head of Ebola Response

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s health minister resigned Monday after he was dismissed as head of the team tackling a persistent Ebola outbreak.

Last week, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak in eastern Congo to be an international health …

IS Decentralizing Into ‘Provinces’ in Bid to Return

WASHINGTON – A series of Islamic State (IS) announcements of new provinces it controls in recent weeks has renewed debate over the group’s possible resurgence after its self-proclaimed caliphate fell, with some analysts warning an increasingly decentralized IS could recover …

Seychellois writers’ contributions to Creole literature recognised in new book

A new book in Seychelles is giving recognition to the rich contributions made by Seychellois writers to Creole literature in the form of poetry, storytelling, novels, and drama.

The book is the product of ten years of research by Guinean-born …

Sudanese Opposition Seeks Postponement in Deal with Military

CAIRO – Sudan’s pro-democracy movement is seeking a postponement in the signing of the second and possibly more contentious part of a power-sharing agreement with the country’s military, saying it needs more time to resolve differences among its members over …

South Africa: Release of state-owned land to be prioritised – deputy president

PRETORIA, Deputy President David Mabuza says the release of government-owned land will be prioritised in a push to meet the objectives of accelerated land reform in South Africa.

The Deputy President said this when he participated in the budget vote …