EDUCATION | EDUCATION

09-Aug-2019 to 09:16

How conscription is taking its toll on Eritrean education - Report

APA-Asmara (Eritrea) — Eritrea's use of secondary school to channel students into indefinite government service and its conscription of teachers subjects students and teachers to forced labor and physical abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Friday.

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05-Aug-2019 to 15:50

Botswana: Lighting up academic excellence through solar backpacks

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Thousands of children in sparsely populated Botswana walk long distances from school almost every day. After school, these children, mostly from rural areas, face another challenge in that they are unable to study at night due to the absence of electricity in their homes.

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30-Jul-2019 to 18:32

6000 schools shut down in restive Anglophone Cameroon

APA-Douala (Cameroon) By Mbog Achille — Nearly 6,000 schools have been forced to close down in the Anglophone regions of the Northwest and Southwest Cameroon due to the secessionist violence blighting that part of the country for the last three years.

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30-Jul-2019 to 13:07

Liberian students performed better in 2019 WASSCE Exam-Official

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The West African Examinations Council has released the provisional results of the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), with Liberian students performing better than last year.

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04-Jul-2019 to 12:08

Liberia gets $47m World Bank grant to promote education

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved an International Development Association (IDA) grant of US$47 million for Improving Results in Secondary Education (IRISE) project for Liberia.

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04-Jul-2019 to 08:31

Liberia: WAEC to introduce customized mathematical set on exams

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Liberia National Office of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) will, beginning April 2020, introduce a Customized Mathematical Set (CMS) on its West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) and Liberia Junior High School Certificate Examinations (LJHSCE).

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27-Jun-2019 to 14:41

Kenya: Major scholarship opportunity for African scientists

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — African scientists interested in pursuing doctoral training in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (ASET), have a chance to access fully funded scholarships, tenable in selected African universities in collaboration with highly recognised international institutions.

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