TUNISIA: African centre for excellence in ICT

As part of its efforts to promote the development of the African scientific workforce, Tunisia will establish the Africa Centre for Excellence in Information...

Every workplace must be a training space – Nzimande

Durban - There are almost three million young people who are not in employment, education or any form of training, and South Africa should...

African Education Summit 2011 Speakers & Presentations

Click on the highlighted names below to see their presentations from the African Education Summit 2011. Day 1 - 12th July 2011 The Discovery Education Opening...

Q&A: Philippe Mawoko on Africa’s new science observatory

Philippe Mawoko, the first head of the African science observatory currently under construction in Equatorial Guinea, speaks toSciDev.Net about the new institution. Earlier this year, Philippe...

Ethiopia to host fourth African Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Ethiopia hopes to become the next African centre of excellence in mathematical sciences, after Ghana, Senegal and South Africa, with the opening of...

Women teachers can help bridge the science gender gap

More women teachers and better teaching methods will encourage girls to engage with science, says science educator Minella Clutario Alarcon. The lack of women scientists...

Swaziland’s first science policy starts to take shape

A wide range of stakeholders has been meeting in Swaziland to help the country develop its first science and technology policy. The...

South Africa: Agri colleges to become training institutes

Pretoria - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is in the process of transforming Colleges of Agriculture into national Agricultural Training...

CENTRAL AFRICA: Regional university centre to open

Higher education experts from about 10 Central African countries met last month at the University of Yaoundé-2 Soa, in Cameroon, to make preparations for...

NIGERIA: President resists calls to end graduate scheme

Ten graduates who were serving compulsory national youth service were murdered during Nigeria's recent elections, allegedly by political thugs. The graduates were among some...

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