South Africa: Graduation ceremony for Gauteng prisoners

Pretoria - For 170 inmates from prisons across Gauteng, months of hard work and determination paid off on Wednesday when they were awarded their...

South Africa: Further Education and Training (FET) colleges must up their game

Johannesburg - Further Education and Training (FET) colleges must be radically overhauled so that they can become colleges of choice for school leavers while...

South Africa: Better access to schools for the disabled

Pretoria - All new schools being built by government should be accessible to children with disabilities, says Minister for Women, Children and Persons with...

NIGERIA: Educating the nomads

KADUNA, 31 August 2010 (IRIN) - The children of most Nigerian nomads fall through the education net – the focus is to teach them...

AfricAid brings cutting-edge computing to the children of Tanzania

One of AfricanBrains' partners, AfricAid is a non-profit organisation that supports girls’ education in Africa, providing young women with the opportunity to transform their...

South Africa: Science centres strengthen grass-root campaigns

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says science centres have a crucial role to play in strengthening grass-roots science awareness campaigns. Speaking at...

South Africa: Women honoured for water projects

Durban - South African women who have contributed towards protecting and conserving water sources in communities have been acknowledged by government through the Women...

UGANDA: Optimism as PEPFAR lifts funding caps

KAMPALA, 25 August 2010 (PlusNews) - More Ugandan HIV patients are set to receive life-prolonging medication after the United States President's Emergency Plan for...

ZIMBABWE: Pregnancy need not put an end to education

HARARE, 25 August 2010 (IRIN) - Falling pregnant used to mean the end of school – and of much more - for girls in...

South Africa: Workbooks and textbooks a right for every learner

Pretoria - Proper textbooks and workbooks is a right that every school-going child should have, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga. Speaking at a colloquium...

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