[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Wednesday evening reshuffled the cabinet making major changes to key ministries notably Health and Education.
[The Herald] Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council has won an appeal against a High Court decision blocking it from ordering a re-write for the 2017 Ordinary Level English Paper 2, which had leaked resulting in the widespread cheating by candidates who sat for the examination in that paper.
[ISS] Since the early 1990s Ethiopia has experienced reduced state repression, a relatively stable political climate, and has made encouraging strides to improve the living standards of its people. Education, health, infrastructure and economic growth have all improved, especially in the past decade.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research is working with the German Embassy in Tunisia to complete procedures for the launch of the Tunisian-German University project as soon as possible.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Over 24,000 people viewed the body of former President Daniel arap Moi on Saturday, with the number projected to rise even further Sunday, officials said.
[Daily Trust] Before Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was sworn-in for a second term alongside his deputy, Edward Onoja late last month, the deputy was the Chief of Staff during Bello’s first term and one of the most influential figures in the previous administration in the state.
IN 2018 A dating app was launched targeting African diasporas in America. CultureCrush was described by its founder as an “inclusive ecosystem”. And if that were not romantic enough, the app promised to be the first to allow users looking for love to search mates by “nationality, ethnicity and tribe”.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -”What society in a modern knowledge driven global community sets 30% and 40% as pass rates for its children and then sends them on their way with a Grade 9 certificate?” asks Mamphela Ramphele.
[Zimbabwe Independent] Government has weakened itself by creating monopolies and appointing Zanu-PF officials in key positions in government departments and parastatals. The decision to do so was more political than professional.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Finance and Economic Planning Minister Samuel Tweah says the George Manneh Weah-led government is doing everything to ensure salaries are stable for civil servants in the new year.