South Africa is seriously considering water rationing, as the country's supply dams have reached critical levels due to the effects of a poor rainfall season.
Art & Life
- Thursday, 05 November 2015 12:25
- Dzekashu MacViban in Yaoundé
- Central Africa
It's 6pm in Biyem-Assi – a neighbourhood of Cameroon's capital, Yaoundé – and the sun is slowly setting, leaving behind a greying blue sky. As twilight nears, a crowd gathers on a sports ground.
- Tuesday, 03 November 2015 08:00
- Wendell Roelf
Global pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, has partnered with South Africa's Biovac Institute to produce a potentially life-saving pneumonia vaccine for infants, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday.
- Monday, 02 November 2015 14:24
- Mfuneko Toyana
- Southern Africa
South Africa's proposed taxes on gas emissions will not impact already high electricity prices, nor will it add pressure to sectors such as the mining industry, the Treasury said on Monday.
For savvy Nigerian parents schooling in manners is about more than social status: they aim to buy their children an edge in the competitive world of work. We spent a week in Lagos with the kids who are copping the right moves
- Wednesday, 21 October 2015 14:36
- West Africa
Ghana's ministry of education has met stakeholders to revise and finalise the country's information and communication technology (ICT) policy in education six years after it implemented it, as it seeks to improve service delivery.