Archive for: June, 2015

Africa strengthens maths and science education

Mathematical Sciences

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at strengthening the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) on the African continent. The signing has taken place at the headquarters of the African […]

Majority of Nigerians support ban on same-sex marriages

Same Sex marriage

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – FINDINGS from a recently-conducted survey suggest the majority of adult Nigerians remain in support of the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Law signed by Former President Goodluck Jonathan in January last year. The poll conducted by NOIPolls in partnership with The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) […]

SADC worried at worsening situation in Lesotho

Brigadier Maaparankoe Mahao

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA PRETORIA, (CAJ News) – CHAIRMAN of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ and on Politics, Jacob Zuma, has expressed concern at the volatile political situation in neighbouring Lesotho. This comes in the wake of the flight of the three opposition leaders and the killing of Brigadier Maaparankoe Mahao, former Commander of […]

Lack of coordination seen hampering SA economy

Department of Trade and Industry

by TINTSWALO BALOYI PRETORIA, (CAJ News) – INTER and intra-governmental coordination is woefully lacking and that if it is not urgently addressed, South Africa will never achieve its mineral beneficiation objectives. This is according to former Member of Parliament and Director of the Institute for African Alternatives (IFAA), Professor Ben Turok. He was speaking at […]

All set for African EduWeek resumption

Gallagher Estate

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MORE than 3 500 teachers, educational professionals, institutions and suppliers to the industry are scheduled to converge in Johannesburg, South Africa for the ninth annual African EduWeek. The two-day event begins on Wednesday. This year the theme of African EduWeek is, “Enter a World of Educational Knowledge.” “We invite […]

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