Rwanda: Romain Murenzi appointed as next TWAS director

TWAS, The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, has appointed Romain Murenzi as its new executive director. Murenzi, a Rwandan physicist who participated in...

Johannesburg: State invests in education

Tens of millions of rands will be paid out in grants this year by the Gauteng provincial government, which said it would allocate R58-million...

South Africa: HIV testing in schools will be professional, responsible

Pretoria - Cabinet has assured parents that care will be taken to ensure that the voluntary HIV testing in schools campaign will be done...

South Africa: Schools HIV testing on track

Pretoria - The Ministries of Health and Basic Education will in due course outline to the nation the full details of the schools-based HIV...

Acer to boost Africa’s education sector

Eager to tap into Africa's education sector, which has been slow to implement IT, Acer is set to offer its Education Centre partner certification...

Australia awards Africa 1,000 scholarships

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) The Australian government on Thursday announced the award of 1000 scholarships for African students as from 2013. The announcement was made by...

Zimbabwe: The Education to Entrepreneurship program

One of Africa’s leading science and business universities National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Bulawayo Zimbabwe pioneered the development of widespread acquisition...

South Africa: Northern Cape Education aiming high

Pretoria - After achieving 72.3 percent in the 2010 matric exams, this year the Northern Cape Department of Education will work hard towards achieving...

South Africa: Limpopo spends R20mil on rural libraries

Polokwane - The Limpopo government is spending nearly R20 million to build community libraries in some of the province's deep rural areas. Construction of the...

South Africa: Alternatives available for school leavers

Pretoria - Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Hlengiwe Mkhize, says there are other options available to students, especially those who could not secure a...

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