Tanzania: Mandela Science & Technology Institute to open in 2011

Arusha. The first phase of the Nelson Mandela African Institute for Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha will be completed mid next year. Construction...

Kenya: Local Investor Buys Publishing Firm

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NAIROBI, 12 January 2011 (IRIN) - Sometimes the teachers make it to school but the children do not - when the fighting is too...

Luanda: Minister Defends Need to Upgrade PE Teachers

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Liberia: Dr. Sawyer Calls For Education Summit

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Africa Analysis: Taking stock of science policy in 2010

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MacArthur Foundation Awards $5m to Nigerian Universities

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded nearly US$5 million to academic centres at three Nigerian universities to prepare graduates to...

African Children to get Digital Education

IT Schools Africa (ITSA) and Computers for African Schools (CFAS) are organizations who recycle old computers by sending them to schools Africa. Both charities...

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Australia and South Africa top ranking of academic staff salaries

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