Category Archives: Education

Concern Grows About VOA Interviewee’s Detention

The detention of a retired Chinese academic who was taken into custody during a live television interview with VOA has sparked criticism from human rights activists and analysts who worry the Chinese government is increasingly cracking down on dissent.

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SOUTH AFRICA, CHINA SIGN MOU TO BOOST INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

PRETORIA– The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of South Africa is partnering a Chinese organization in an effort to boost industrial development in Africa.

CSIR chief executive Dr Thulani Dlamini last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) …

Zimbabwe’s Ruling Party Wins Majority in Parliament

PF party has won a majority in parliament, according to partial results released Wednesday.

The figures from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission showed ZANU-PF with 109 seats in the 210-seat parliament.The main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) had 41 seats.…

Nigeria’s Senate President to Leave Ruling APC Party

Nigeria’s Senate president on Tuesday became the latest senior politician to leave the ruling party, dealing a fresh blow to President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of an election next year.

The opposition People’s Democratic Party later said Bukola Saraki, the country’s …

BRICS LEADERS REAFFIRM SUPPORT FOR AFRICA’S INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

JOHANNESBURG– Te leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have re-affirmed their support for sustainable infrastructure development in Africa, including addressing the infrastructure financing deficit.

In the Johannesburg Declaration adopted by them at the 10th BRICS Summit …

AFRICAN AND THREE OTHER GUEST COUNTRIES TO ATTEND BRICS SUMMIT

PRETORIA–Seven Heads of State from African countries, two from Latin America and the Caribbean and one from Europe will participate in two sessions of the 10th BRICS Summit, which make up the five most important emerging economies in the world.…