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    19-Jan-2018 to 19:20

    Makerere University awards Winnie Mandela

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s Makerere University has awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws to South African anti-apartheid figure Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

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    17-Jan-2018 to 05:30

    S/Africa: Free higher education provision plans on track - Minister

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa is making good progress in finding ways to fund free higher education and this would be announced during the country’s budget presentation in February, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba confirmed on Wednesday.

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    12-Jan-2018 to 21:26

    South Sudan univ's Malakal HQ to reopen

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The Vice Chancellor of the Upper Nile State University in South Sudan said on Friday they are working on modalities for relocating the institution back to its headquarters in Malakal town.

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    09-Jan-2018 to 13:29

    Mnangagwa cracks whip on varsity corruption, Grace Mugabe’s degree under probe

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday threatened to come hard on acts of corruption in the education sector as the country’s anti-graft body revealed that it has launched a probe on a university doctorate awarded former first lady Grace Mugabe in 2014.

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    05-Jan-2018 to 13:29

    S/Africa: Zuma commends 2017 high school graduates

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the high school class of 2017 for securing a 2.6-percent increase in the pass rate, the Presidency said on Friday.

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    05-Jan-2018 to 13:25

    Togo: Gov’t invites teachers’ unions to dialogue

    APA-Lomé (Togo) — The government of Togo has convened a meeting with teachers’ unions on January 11, for the resumption of a dialogue intended to break the cyclical strikes affecting classes since October, official sources told APA.

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    04-Jan-2018 to 11:55

    Kenya: Roll-out of new school curriculum grabs headlines

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The roll-out of Kenya’s proposed school curriculum grabbed the attention of major dailies on Thursday.

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