[allAfrica] The families of the 157 people who died in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday may sue the aircraft manufacturer, Boeing and its insurers, for compensation to the tune of U.S.$2.5 million per person, Nigeria’s Guardian newspaper reports.
[This Day] Over 1.1 million Nigerians have slipped into extreme poverty in just four months, a report by the World Poverty Clock, a Vienna-based World Data Lab, has said.
[News24Wire] In an effort to make the institution a safer and welcoming space, Wits University has now given students the added option of using the gender-neutral title “Mx” alongside more traditional titles.
Nkateko Mnisi chose to study medicine because of her passion for working with people. “It allows me to interact with people from different walks of life — crossing barriers like age, race, gender and occupation. And it would also allow for me to make an invaluable impact on people’s lives — because the power of healing through medicine is indescribable.” However, while pursuing her two-year medical internship after graduating from the University of Cape Town a few years ago, she felt perturbed by the many flaws she noticed in the health system as well as the injustices she felt interns faced.
[Nation] Archaeologists have unearthed evidence that could add Kenya’s coast a new identity of Cradle of Mankind.
[Nation] The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has announced recruitment of 1,042 teachers to replace tutors who have exited service through natural attrition.
[News24Wire] Five of the more than 60 former Life Esidimeni patients who were classified as missing during the arbitration hearings have been found.
[Govt of SA] The Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba has approached President Jacob Zuma for an urgent establishment of an inquiry into the tax administration and governance of the South African Revenue Service (SARS). The President has acceded to the request.
[Nation] As supporters on the National Super Alliance took to the streets of Kisumu to push for electoral reforms on Monday, the focus was on their running battles with police.
[East African] Zimbabwe will in November rename its main airport after the country’s long-serving ruler, President Robert Mugabe.