UN report reveals increasing spending on education in sub-Saharan Africa

27 April 2011 – Countries in sub-Saharan Africa have been increasing expenditure on education by six per cent every year over the past decade, but...

AFRICA: Universities are training active citizens

The university and student life in Africa "present unmatched opportunities for exercising political activity and organisational leadership at a young age", new research into...

Malawi finally starts building science university

Seven years after it was first mooted, the Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) is finally getting off the ground. President Bingu wa Mutharika...

World book day, Botswana

REWA and Botho College (a tertiary institute in Botswana) celebrated World Book Day on 10th March. The objective was to promote reading as an...

Ministers of Education Confirm Participation for African Education Summit

Preparations for the African Education Summit to take place in Morocco this July are gaining momentum with confirmation of participation from a number of...

Ethiopia on target to meet education MDG

Addis Ababa, April 25 (WIC) - Ethiopia is set to be recognized as one of the few expected countries to realize the UN sponsored Millennium...

China to increase scholarships to African students

NAIROBI, April 20 (Xinhua) -- China announced on Wednesday to largely increase the number of government scholarships to African students, in a bid to...

Books For Africa and Course Hero Join Forces to Increase Literacy Abroad

Course Hero, an open learning environment connecting students and teachers around the world, today announced a partnership with Books For Africa, the world’s largest shipper...

Kenya & France sign new partnership agreement

Kenya and France have signed a new partnership agreement for closer cooperation in areas of international security, climate change, economic partnership, development aid and...

Can African schools learn lessons from America?

This article is written by Ian Attfield, Education Adviser. It originally appeared on DFID Bloggers on 11th April 2011 and is ...

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