Kenya: UNICEF advocates investment in educating adolescents

Nairobi — With the majority (88 percent) of the world's 1.2 billion adolescents living in developing countries, investing in their education and training could...

AFRICA: Connecting higher education and development

The Higher Education Research and Advocacy Network in Africa, HERANA, has gathered the most comprehensive and systematic data on a group of Sub-Saharan African...

South Africa: FETs called to increase student intake

Pretoria - KwaZulu-Natal Premier Dr Zweli Mkhize has called on Further Education and Training (FET) colleges to increase their intake to cater for learners...

South Africa: Motshekga hails EU support of primary education

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga signed a key agreement with the EU's ambassador to South Africa on Tuesday, opening the gates for a R1.2...

South Africa: Education to receive large slice of budget

The South Africa government has set aside 21% of the 2011 budget for improving the quality of education. This was revealed during Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s...

Nigeria to launch largest science and technology park in Africa

A partnership agreement that would birth the largest science and technology park in Africa in Nigeria’s capital of Abuja has been hatched between the...

GTUC President: The future of Africa depends on ICT

The President of the Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC), Dr. Osei Darkwa, has stated that the future of the African continent depends upon the...

East Africa: Microsoft Launch Kiswahili Windows 7

Global software market leader Microsoft Friday launched a Kiswahili version of its Windows 7 Operating systems targeting the greater Eastern Africa region. This means that...

Africa’s Top 100 Universities feature 8 from Nigeria

Eight Nigerian universities feature in the top 100 institutions in Africa, while overall of 13 institutions appear in the global rankings from Nigeria in...

Angola: Minister of Higher Education meets Director of UNESCO

Luanda - The minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Candida Teixeira, met in Paris, France the director general of the United Nations Education,...

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