Swaziland’s first science policy starts to take shape

A wide range of stakeholders has been meeting in Swaziland to help the country develop its first science and technology policy. The...

South Africa: Agri colleges to become training institutes

Pretoria - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is in the process of transforming Colleges of Agriculture into national Agricultural Training...

CENTRAL AFRICA: Regional university centre to open

Higher education experts from about 10 Central African countries met last month at the University of Yaoundé-2 Soa, in Cameroon, to make preparations for...

NIGERIA: President resists calls to end graduate scheme

Ten graduates who were serving compulsory national youth service were murdered during Nigeria's recent elections, allegedly by political thugs. The graduates were among some...

SENEGAL: Bank funding boosts higher education

The World Bank has approved funding of more than US$100 million for a project to improve the management of higher education in Senegal, and...

South Africa committed to skills development

Pretoria - The Department of Public Works is committed to skills development and the recruitment of skilled people against the backdrop of...

South Africa: Oprah to visit Free State University

Pretoria - American television host, actress, producer and philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey, will visit the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein campus, later...

Education in Botswana – Strikes

As the government employees strike enters its seventh week, all government schools in Botswana have reopened. This comes after riots breaking out in schools...

University of Zimbabwe set to build links to industry

The University of Zimbabwe's research and innovation capacity is set to get a facelift, with the establishment of a new business unit dedicated...

Clinton Advocates Education for Women And Girls in Africa

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told an international conference that educating women and girls helps them substantially contribute to their communities. "The evidence...

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