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Pretoria - Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Hlengiwe Mkhize, says there are other options available to students, especially those who could not secure a...

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East London - A number of interventions are expected to be implemented in the Eastern Cape in a bid to turn around the performance...

Irish company to supply South African firm in €850,000 deal

Dun Laoghaire company Oghma Services Ltd will provide South African software development and consultancy company Hambisana Media & Technologies Ltd with training and training...

Tanzania finds cash for Mandela science institute

The East African hub of the ambitious, pan-African Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) appears set for completion later this...

2011 African Gender Award won by President of Liberia

Africa's first female President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, wins the 2011 African Gender Award (AGA) of Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS) - PanAfrican Center...

Mobile learning tool launched for poor, rural users

Mobile learning platform to deliver revision materials to connected devices. McGraw-Hill Cos. and Wipro Ltd.'s Wipro Technologies are working together to develop a new mobile...

SOMALIA: Free education “too expensive” for Somaliland

HARGEISA, 25 January 2011 (IRIN) - The self-declared republic of Somaliland has introduced free education at primary and intermediate levels and doubled teachers' salaries...

UNESCO: Education for All

Motivated by its mission to build peace, eradicate poverty and maintain global sustainable development, UNESCO has set a range of objectives. One of them...

Zanzibar: Private Sector urged to support education

Zanzibar President Dr Ali Mohamed Shein has called for increased participation by the private sector in the development of the isles education sector. He said...

South Africa: Increase in Private Schools

Growing numbers of children in SA are going to private schools — 50 percent more children were attending these schools in 2009 than in...

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