South Africa: Government to improve quality of education

Cape Town - Government has set clear targets to improve the quality of learner education in the country by 2014. Minister of Basic Education Angie...

Q&A: Calestous Juma and African innovation

Harvard globalisation professor Calestous Juma talks to SciDev.Net about how to get Africa's wealth of innovation making an impact Calestous Juma, director of the Science,...

Tunisia: Education and Revolution

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Cisco Helps Extend ICT Education Into Rural South Africa With Launch of Community Knowledge...

As Part of Multiphase Clinton Global Initiative Commitment, Cisco Supports Strategies Designed to Enable Basic Human Needs, Access to Education, and Economic Opportunity JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH...

Nigeria: AUN to be Africa’s first development oriented university

Nigeria - President of American University of Nigeria, (AUN), Dr. Margee Ensign has promised that the institution is working towards becoming the first development...

Award given for Kenyan scholar’s Moi thesis

A Kenyan scholar teaching at an American university has won an award for his doctoral thesis depicting former President Daniel arap Moi as an...

South Africa: SADTU welcomes govt’s commitment to education

Pretoria - Except for minor concerns from the State of the National Address delivered by President Jacob Zuma, the South African Democratic Teachers Union...

South Africa: Officials urged to report blockages in education

Pretoria - Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela has encouraged stakeholders attached to the Gauteng's Education Department to approach her office if government fails to...

African Stock Investment Competition Launches Program to Support University Student Clubs

The African Stock Investment Competition (ASIC) has joined forces with student clubs across the globe, especially those focused on African business...

Rwanda: Romain Murenzi appointed as next TWAS director

TWAS, The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, has appointed Romain Murenzi as its new executive director. Murenzi, a Rwandan physicist who participated in...

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