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Achieve Charter Academy teacher Kim Jaster will travel to South Africa. She hopes to establish a connection between Achieve and students in Cape Town. (photo: Achieve Charter Academy)

Canton Teacher Hopes To Bring Learning, Technology To South African Students

Jaster and others traveled to South Africa with hopes that the trip will be the first of many to share educational expertise about science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2014

Mich. Man Faces 25 Years, $1.25M Fine For Exporting Firearms To South Africa

A retired U.S. Army major from Macomb County who illegally shipped firearms overseas is facing a 25-year prison sentence on top of a $1.25 million fine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

Nelson Mandela. (Getty Images)

Tribute To Nelson Mandela Scheduled At Music Hall For The Performing Arts

A tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela is scheduled to take place in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2013


Business Modelling Associates Announces Strategic Partnership With LLamasoft

LLamasoft Inc., the global leader in supply chain design software solutions, today announced the appointment of Business Modelling Associates as the exclusive LLamasoft distributor in the Sub-Saharan Africa region.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2013


Wayne State Gets Grant To Study Fetal Alcohol Disorders

A team of researchers led by Sandra W. Jacobson and Joseph L. Jacobson received a $413,440 grant to conduct a new study designed to improve the diagnosis of fetal alcohol disorders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2011

Naomi Tutu (credit:

Group To Examine Racism In Metro Detroit

A truth commission on racial inequality has been named to examine structural racism in southeast Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2011

South Africa Fire

Emergency services in South Africa say 18 elderly people died when a fire swept through their old age and frail care center outside of Johannesburg.