US to boost links with African universities

The US government's international development agency (USAID) has announced 11 new partnerships with 22 universities across Africa to help alleviate poverty and stimulate economies. Each...

South Africa: Access to FET colleges need to increase: Nzimande

Pretoria - Access to Further Education and Training (FET) colleges need to expand to meet the demand for increased training opportunities, says Higher Education...

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...

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