11-Nov-2019 to 16:49

Education, tolerance, bulwarks against violence - Senegalese Imam

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Faced with radical fanaticism that are more often expressed through violence and terrorism in the world, “education and tolerance remain the best ramparts” against such tendencies, according to Senegalese Imam Ahmadou Makhtar Kante in an interview with APA.

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08-Nov-2019 to 13:47

S/African groups unhappy with sex education syllabus, gov’t unmoved

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Plans by the South Africa’s education authorities to introduce sex education lessons as part of a life orientation curriculum have drawn sharp criticism from local conservative groups but the government says all is fine, APA learnt on Friday.

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07-Nov-2019 to 10:59

Higher education: Mauritania lifts restriction on varsity registration

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian government has lifted restrictions imposed on universities for the registration of students, which triggered protests and a crackdown by the police.

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04-Nov-2019 to 11:48

Rwanda: Over 280, 000 sit primary school exams

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Over 280,000 candidates started their Primary Leaving Examinations (PLEs) across Rwanda on Monday morning, with education officials reporting that the exercise has kicked off smoothly.

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30-Oct-2019 to 12:18

S/African varsities,colleges spent $2.7b on staff remuneration in 2018 – Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Universities and other tertiary institutions in South African spent US$2.7 billion to pay employees in the 2018 financial year, according to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on Wednesday.

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29-Oct-2019 to 18:35

Africa's first exclusive students’ backed unit trust launched in Kenya

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The first ever exclusively students’ backed unit trust fund in Kenya and Africa was launched in Nairobi on Tuesday under the umbrella, “Wanafunzi(students) Investment Unit Trust Fund.”

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25-Oct-2019 to 20:58

Peace, security headline Ouagadougou Book Fair

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The 15th edition of the Ouagadougou International Book Fair (FILO) scheduled from November 21 to 24 2019 will focus on the theme: “Literature and the Promotion of Peace and Security,” APA learned on Friday from the organisers.

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