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AFRICAN EDUCATION

  • Sierra Leone's ban of pregnant school girls outlawed in landmark ruling - African Arguments 28 Jan 2020 12:34 Africa News The ECOWAS court ruling could have important implications for Sierra Leone, external partners and other countries with similar bans. A school girl in Sierra Leone sits on a motorcycle. Credit: GPE/Stephan Bachenheimer Last month, in a milestone ruling, …
  • Russia’s Prodigious Gift of Higher Education to the Developing World 28 Jan 2020 11:32 International Youth Leadership Network Development & Aid, Education, Featured, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Opinion People’s Friendship University of Russia NEW YORK, Jan 28 2020 (IPS) - Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia – popularly …
  • UGANDA: POOR EDUCATION PERFORMANCE IN ACHOLI 28 Jan 2020 10:18 Black Star News Nyeko Anthony who got aggregate 5 from a rural school in Omoro district shares the joy with his father Mr. Oloyi Mike. Research finding by the East African News Publication in 2003 indicated that  3,000 Acholi scholars with PhD are living outside Uganda in …
  • Education Minister engages stakeholders 28 Jan 2020 07:54 News Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is this week meeting stakeholders to discuss progress on work being done on the Basic Education Laws Amendment (BELA) Bill.  The Bill seeks to provide updated amendments to sections of the South African Schools Act …
  • Students union calls for shutdown of higher education institutions 28 Jan 2020 06:08 News The academic year in higher education institutions is starting with protests as students announce a national shutdown. Following pronouncements by South African Union of Students’ (Saus) call for a national shutdown of all universities, protests kicked off …
  • Has secondary education become a luxury? 28 Jan 2020 02:02 Business Daily Tuesday, January 28, 2020 0:01 By TONY WATIMA Students outside a hall during the admission at Nyeri High School on January 13, 2020. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI  Education is the most powerful tool that you can use to change the world – Nelson Mandela In Kenya, …
  • Tinu Akinwande runs for vice-president (student issues) 28 Jan 2020 00:04 Charlatan Tinu Akinwande is a third-year political science and African studies student. She is running to be Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA)’s next vice-president (student issues) as part of the Students First slate. Previous experiences At 17 years …
  • African Nations Caught in Conflict Re-commit to Inclusive Education 27 Jan 2020 22:18 International Youth Leadership Network Africa, Armed Conflicts, Development & Aid, Education, Featured, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, Population, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Education Djibouti’s Minister of Higher Eduction and Scientific …
  • Walmart Gives $5M to National Museum of African American History 27 Jan 2020 19:06 Arkansas Business We were unable to send the article. Walmart Inc. of Bentonville on Monday announced a $5 million grant to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.  The retailer said its support of museum is "art of …
  • Liberia: Korean Ambassador - 'Education a Transforming Tool' - AllAfrica.com 27 Jan 2020 17:59 Liberian Times Maj. Gen. Lee In-tae, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Liberia, has told Liberians to make better use of education because it is the major tool in the transformation of any society or nation …
  • Liberia: Korea Ambassador Lectures UL On Possible Economy Growth Through Education - AllAfrica.com 27 Jan 2020 17:58 Liberian Times Fendall — South Korea Ambassador to Liberia, Maj. Gen. Lee In-tae says the economy of Liberia will only witness progress if more investments are made in human resource development. "If more people are able to achieve quality education, it means you …
  • Djibouti meeting calls for more funding for education 27 Jan 2020 13:29 Nation By FAITH NYAMAI More by this Author African leaders have called on governments to increase budgetary allocations and increase resources to the education sector. Speaking Monday at the International Summit on Balanced and Inclusive Education (Third Forum …
  • Why education, agriculture and growth in business matter 27 Jan 2020 10:35 The Citizen to flourish, it needs support of the public sector; and for the public sector to raise the resources to run the country and create employment, it needs the private sector. So, it’s a symbiotic relationship which depends much on understanding. Having …
  • From Githunguri to First African Female Mayor in The UK 26 Jan 2020 19:45 Africa News Success stories of people you view as role models in the society are interesting as most of them were not born with a silver spoon in their mouths. And in this case, Elizabeth Kangethe slots in perfectly as an epitome of success and an example to young …
  • Children’s book teaches African American history in NC 26 Jan 2020 17:40 WTVR × Children’s book teaches African American history in NC RALEIGH, N.C. — A new book by the founding director of North Carolina African American Heritage Commission teaches children about the history of African Americans’ contributions to the state. A news …

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