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...

Africa, EU plan ministerial science policy dialogue

African and European heads of state are expected to endorse plans for a high-level science policy dialogue between the two continents when they...

South Africa: Ministers promise better education

Pretoria - Several ministers have pledged to ensure South Africa's children get only the best education at school - one of government's top priorities. "Our...

Zambian 2011 National Budget: Mixed Reactions

Zambian Finance and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane has announced the country's 2011 national budget, which has provoked mixed reactions from stakeholders,...

Rwanda Update: Kagame post-election, ICT, investment & baby-booming

On August 9th President Paul Kagame (Rwandan Patriotic Front - RPF) was re-elected after winning 93% of the popular vote. So what's in store...

Nigeria rethinks ‘failed’ science policy

Nigeria's science and technology policy, widely seen as inadequate, will be rewritten to serve the wider goals of the country, its science and...

Green Revolution plan agreed at Ghana meeting

A private sector-led drive to contribute to a 'Green Revolution' in Africa took a step forward last week with the agreement of a "very...

South Africa: Access to FET colleges need to increase: Nzimande

Pretoria - Access to Further Education and Training (FET) colleges need to expand to meet the demand for increased training opportunities, says Higher Education...

South Africa: Better access to schools for the disabled

Pretoria - All new schools being built by government should be accessible to children with disabilities, says Minister for Women, Children and Persons with...

South Africa: Science & technology to expand job opportunities

Pretoria - Science and technology is a key enabler in government's efforts in expanding employment opportunities in South Africa, says Minister Naledi Pandor. "The need...

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