EDUCATION | EDUCATION

02-Mar-2021 to 12:40

Malawi pupils in nationwide protest for reopening of schools

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — There have been running battles between anti-riot police in Malawi and protesting pupils demanding the reopening of schools.

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25-Feb-2021 to 13:38

Knowledge, skills crucial in ‘a changing world’ – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African education must impart knowledge and the needed skills to students as part of the country’s economic recovery and reconstruction plans, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.

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15-Jan-2021 to 13:53

S/Africa: Covid-19 surge delays opening of schools

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African students will have to delay entering their classrooms for two weeks due to the current surge in the coronavirus pandemic which has seen record daily deaths, Deputy Basic Education Minister Reginah Mhaule announced on Friday.

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06-Jan-2021 to 07:25

Namibia defers opening of schools amid COVID-19 concerns

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian government has deferred the opening of schools for the 2021 school calendar in the face of a spike in COVID-19 infections, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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01-Jan-2021 to 08:10

Norwegian Agency awards $2.4m for five Ethiopian universities

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) has awarded 91 million birr ($2.4 million) grant for five Ethiopian universities, according to Ethiopian-Norwegian Professional Organization.

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31-Dec-2020 to 08:25

Zimbabwe defers opening of 2021 school calendar amid COVID-19 surge

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has indefinitely deferred the reopening of the 2021 school calendar amid a spike in COVID-19 infections, a senior official has said.

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29-Dec-2020 to 08:22

Rwanda considers removing mandatory age to start school

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's Education minister, Dr. Valentine Uwamariya on Monday unveiled new plans to explore option to remove mandatory school starting age.

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