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Education

Liberia: President Saddened Over School Shooting

Today at 11:24 AM, via AllAfrica

[New Republic] President George M. Weah has expressed deep consternation at news of the unfortunate shooting incident at the Cyber-Ed Christian School in Monrovia, which resulted into the death of the daughter of renowned Liberian Doctor, Philip Zochonis Ireland – who was also a student at the school.

Education

Liberia: Student Shoots Student in School

Today at 11:23 AM, via AllAfrica

[New Republic] A student of the Cyber-ED Christian School of Excellence shot a schoolmate early Tuesday prompting police to conduct investigation. According to police and school authorities.

Education

Gambia: NSSS Conducts Panel Discussion On Curriculum Reforms

Today at 10:56 AM, via AllAfrica

[The Point] In a bid to improve the quality of teaching and learning in the country, Nusrat Senior Secondary School on Friday held a panel discussion on curriculum reform and its related matters at the school grounds in Bundungka Kunda.

Lifestyle

Global Citizen to hold concert in May to call on leaders to commit to equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Today at 09:40 AM, via SABC News

It’s been reported that most African countries will not have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to vaccinate the at least 60% of their populations needed to achieve herd immunity and defeat the virus. As a result, Global Citizen is calling on governments, companies and philanthropists to pledge more funds to get at least two billion COVID-19 vaccine doses, as well as tests and treatments, to...

Entertainment

Folotsi-Ratselane back on air after remarkable recovery

Today at 07:03 AM, via SowetanLIVE

Lesedi FM current affairs broadcaster Dimakatso Folotsi-Ratselane has made a triumphant return on-air after she survived being stabbed multiple times allegedly by her husband McKenzie Ratselane in February.

Science/Tech

Hydrogen refuelling infrastructure to be built on N3 highway

Today at 11:44 AM, via TechCentral

Sasol and project partner Toyota will install hydrogen refuelling infrastructure along the N3 highway connecting Johannesburg and Durban, CEO Fleetwood Grobler said in a statement on Wednesday.

Science/Tech

Jobs carnage at EOH as over 1 500 retrenched

Today at 11:29 AM, via ITWeb

The JSE-listed technology services company attributes the jobs bloodbath in the last six months to asset disposals and contracts not being renewed.

Health

5 Health Care Jobs on the Rise

Today at 11:00 AM, via New York Times

Occupations in the industry are increasingly in demand because of an aging population and longer life spans.

Nature

Schools gifted with seedlings for food gardens this International Plant Appreciation Day

Yesterday at 12:05 PM, via CapeNature

  CapeNature and the Western Cape Government celebrate Plant Appreciation Day together by gifting 12 schools across the Western Cape with seedlings and seeds for their food gardens. The special calendar day falls on 13 April every year and is aimed at highlighting the importance of plants in our daily lives. With 52% of South […]