AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining...

Africa: More investment when leaders study overseas

African leaders who attend universities abroad attract more sustained foreign investment to their home countries than those locally trained, according to a study of...

South Africa: Nzimande outlines new skills strategy

Press briefing by the Minister of Higher Education and Training on the launch of the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) III 13 Jan 2011 New National...

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

UK publisher Macmillan has sold its Kenyan unit, marking the latest case of divestment from the local market by a foreign firm in the...

SOMALIA: Fighting for an education

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

Luanda – The national director of Sports, Raimundo Ricardo, Wednesday here defended the need for upgrading physical education teachers in order to grant that...

Liberia: Dr. Sawyer Calls For Education Summit

By:  Keith Morris The Chairman of the Governance Commission, Dr. Amos C. Sawyer, wants a national education summit held in the country as soon as...

Africa Analysis: Taking stock of science policy in 2010

Linda Nordling charts the science policy trends of the past year — and looks ahead to a new 'decade for science'. When 2010 dawned there...

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...

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