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Ethiopia: Conflict disrupts school for tens of thousands

Sora Halake Conflict in Ethiopia's vast Oromia region has disrupted formal education for tens of thousands of youngsters, authorities there say. Violent attacks on mostly ethnic...

Protesting teachers detained in Sudan’s El Gezira

Staff Reporter Teachers in Wad Madani, capital of El Gezira in east-central Sudan, carried out a sit-in on Sunday, in protest against the government’s decision...

Zimbabwe: Minister slams Dokora’s new curriculum for producing “hopeless” graduates

Staff Reporter Primary and Secondary Education Minister, Professor Paul Mavima has admitted the country's education system was deteriorating after it has, in the recent past,...

Nigeria: OAU sacks sex-for-marks professor

Joshua Dada The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has dismissed Professor Richard I. Akindele of the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Administration from...

Strengthening science and agriculture in Africa

Esther Ngumbi In late March, Africa’s leading scientists, innovators, and policymakers met in Kigali, Rwanda, to brainstorm solutions to an increasingly pressing problem: the low quality of...

Unemployment among young people a ‘ticking time bomb’: Mmusi Maimane

Staff Reporter Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane on Saturday referred to the high rate of unemployment among young South Africans as a “ticking time bomb”. Addressing...

Uganda: Makerere summons 332 former students over exam malpractice

Urn The central adhoc regularities and malpractices (alteration of marks) committee of Makerere University has summoned a total of 332 former students to defend themselves...

Cuba to support Liberia’s literacy programme

Front Page Africa Liberia's Vice President Chief /Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor has received in audience the Charge' D'Affairs of the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba...

Zimbabwean children miss exams as Home Affairs sends them from city to city

Tariro Washinyira    Three Zimbabwean refugee children aged 7, 12 and 14, have been out of school for two weeks and missed examinations because they had...

Empowering women farmers in Zimbabwe

Project Syndicate  In Zimuto Communal Land, near Masvingo, southern Zimbabwe, VaMaNyoni walks long distances with maize or beans stacked high on her head, looking for...
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Obasanjo Laments Nigeria’s 14 Million Out Of School Children

FORMER President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented the fate of over 14 million out of school children in Nigeria, saying...

Andile Nongogo Appointed New NSFAS CEO

NYAKALLO TEFU THE National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has appointed Andile Nongogo as its new chief executive...

Opinion: DUT Vice-chancellor, Principal Professor Thandwa Mthembu Talks About The Kind Of Leadership Required To Reform The Country

PROFESSOR THANDWA MTHEMBU I have been asked to share some reflections on the topic: What kind of leadership is required...
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