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...

African Children to get Digital Education

IT Schools Africa (ITSA) and Computers for African Schools (CFAS) are organizations who recycle old computers by sending them to schools Africa. Both charities...

University of Liberia Graduation 2010: Challenges and Prospects

The Case of the College of Science & Technology By: Prince D. Quayeson The rapid developments unfolding at the University of Liberia (UL) are commendable. The...

Australia and South Africa top ranking of academic staff salaries

PRESS RELEASE Results of a recent survey of Commonwealth universities reveal that the purchasing power of the average academic in South Africa is...

Indigenous knowledge degree combines arts and sciences

The first comprehensive degree in African indigenous knowledge, combining natural and social sciences, will start in South Africa next year. The Bachelor of Indigenous...

Africa Analysis: When science academies should lobby

Africa's academies should take a leading role in lobbying their governments for science funding, argues Linda Nordling. Should African academies lobby governments? Lobbying seems...

Journal availability in African universities is high – but accessing them is still problematic

PRESS RELEASE - The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) A new report reveals that researchers in east and southern African universities are still hampered by...

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