Post Tagged with: "Education"

IIFT to set up first overseas campus in Uganda

IIFT to set up first overseas campus in Uganda

September 21, 2011 at 11:10

New Delhi: The government-run Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is setting up its first overseas campus in Uganda to assist students of African nations understand the nuances of globalisation […]

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Educating one million girls to tackle poverty

Educating one million girls to tackle poverty

September 20, 2011 at 15:30

Britain will help up to a million of the poorest girls in the world go to school, the Deputy Prime Minister announced today.

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UN agency says combating desertification is a must

UN agency says combating desertification is a must

September 19, 2011 at 14:30

ABUJA – Executive Secretary, UN Convention to Combat Desertification, Mr. Luc Gnacadja, said it is imperative for all nations in the world to intensify efforts in combating desertification.

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Astronaut urges Africa to embrace technology

Astronaut urges Africa to embrace technology

September 19, 2011 at 13:30

AN American astronaut, Dr.Bernard Harris, has said that one of the key areas that must be taken seriously by African countries, if they must break the cycle of underdevelopment, is […]

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Use social media to strengthen health systems

Use social media to strengthen health systems

September 19, 2011 at 09:30

Health scientists in developing countries can use social media to tackle research priorities, argue Alexander E. T. Finlayson and colleagues.

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FAWEZA’s mobile libraries: Enhancing reading culture

FAWEZA’s mobile libraries: Enhancing reading culture

September 16, 2011 at 18:29

Lack of access to reading materials is sighted as one of the contributing factors to the poor reading culture in schools in Zambia.  The current national priority of expanding access […]

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Small farmers in Africa’s battle for agricultural development

Small farmers in Africa’s battle for agricultural development

September 14, 2011 at 10:36

Kenya: While policymakers hope small-scale farmers can drive Africa’s development, there are clear obstacles to greater productivity

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BAE agrees to payment of Tanzania fine

BAE agrees to payment of Tanzania fine

September 14, 2011 at 10:10

Following select committee criticism, arms company pledges to make long-awaited payment of £29.5m for education projects.  BAE systems has agreed to pay immediately the £29.5m fine handed down to it […]

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Ministry plans regional summit on HIV/AIDS education

Ministry plans regional summit on HIV/AIDS education

September 14, 2011 at 09:16

Nigeria: The ministry of Education has concluded plans to hold the first regional summit on HIV/AIDS education in Africa, with researchers from different parts of the continent, youth groups and […]

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Senegal: Africa’s Math and Science Stars to Shine at New Centre

Senegal: Africa’s Math and Science Stars to Shine at New Centre

September 13, 2011 at 16:50

MBOUR, Senegal, Sept. 2, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ – Mathematics underpins science, technology and modern society – from cell phones to computers and satellites. On September 6, 2011, the Government of […]

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