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South Africa

Academics with disabilities: South African universities need an overhaul to make them genuinely inclusive

Academics with disabilities need support to ensure they’re fully included in university life. LumiNola     By Sibonokuhle Ndlovu, University of Johannesburg   Very little research has been conducted about academics with disabilities working in South African universities. This means their stories, and the challenges they face in the daily demands of their jobs, are not often told. Sibonokuhle Ndlovu, who holds a PhD in education and lectures on the […]

todayApril 23, 2024 10

Africa

New e-mobility policies are pushing EV fleet expansions in Africa

  By Bonface Orucho, bird story agency   African countries are welcoming a new era of more robust e-mobility policies as countries seek to scale their electric vehicle (EV) fleets after successful tests and pilots. According to Lusanda Madikizela, the head of Zero Emission Transport at C40 Cities in South Africa, better policies provide confidence for investors, manufacturers and operators. “Manufacturers need policy certainty so they can adjust specifications... financiers […]

todayApril 16, 2024 14

Africa

The Toxic Air We Breathe: Greenpeace Maps Africa’s Air Pollution Hotspots

  Egypt, Nigeria, and South Africa have emerged as Africa’s most polluted countries in terms of air pollution disease burden, with profound health consequences for Africa’s people and exacerbated impacts on climate change, a report prepared by Greenpeace Africa and Greenpeace MENA can now reveal. Titled "Major Air Polluters in Africa Unmasked," the report investigates the biggest human sources of air pollution across Africa, focusing on major industrial and economic […]

todayMarch 28, 2024 13

Business / Economics

Eises not happy about teachers’ ‘side hustles’

    The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture (MoEAC) director in the Oshikoto Region, Aletta Eises is concerned about the rising trend of teachers conducting their personal business during school hours. Eises during the Oshikoto regional life skills workshop in Omuthiya on Monday said that in most cases, teachers spend school time on their social media platforms marketing their side hustles. She said teachers have minimal time for investing […]

todayMarch 18, 2024 1

Namibia

NamPol launches operation against GBV in Oshikoto

The Namibian Police Force and the Men and Women Network against Crime in the Oshikoto Region have initiated a three-day operation to address gender-based violence (GBV). The regional police deputy commissioner, Wynand Neels, stated during the launch in Omuthiya on Monday that the operation is scheduled to take place from 04 to 06 December 2023. It aligns with the 16 days of activism against GBV campaign which started on 25 […]

todayDecember 5, 2023 1

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