EDUCATION | EDUCATION

25-Mar-2019 to 08:23

S/Africa to pay varsities $69m in student debt – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s higher education and training ministry has allocated an additional US$69 million to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to settle historic debt that 52,514 students owed to the country’s universities, a senior official has said.

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22-Mar-2019 to 16:47

Rwanda: Ex-education top guns arrested over embezzlement

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan investigators on Friday confirmed the arrest of two former senior managers of the Rwanda Education Board (REB), a government institution in charge of fast-tracking educational development in the country.

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22-Mar-2019 to 14:19

CAR to host CAMES session in June

APA - Bangui (Central African Republic) — The Secretary General of the African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES), Bertrand Mbati, announced Friday in Bangui that the Central African Republic (CAR) will host the CAMES session next June.

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21-Mar-2019 to 23:32

Kigali-Kampala row jeopardises varsity courses

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A group of students at the School of Journalism and Communication (SJC) of the University of Rwanda who were to travel to Kampala, Uganda for internship at Makerere University will miss this year's opportunity following the latest diplomatic row with between the two countries.

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19-Mar-2019 to 20:39

Senegal: ITCs are indispensable to quality education- expert

APA – Dakar (Senegal) – By Abdourahmane Diallo — Quality education in this day and age will "necessarily and inevitably" be achieved through Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), an ICT adviser to the Senegalese Ministry of National Education, Samba Guisse said during a meeting on the same theme in Dakar on Tuesday.

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19-Mar-2019 to 19:12

Abidjan: Police, students in running street battles

APA-Abidjan (C/Ivoire) — Pockets of skirmishes have broken out between students and anti-riot police in several schools in Abidjan’s Cocody neighbourhood on Tuesday.

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19-Mar-2019 to 11:48

Ghana gets $40m World Bank funding to boost education

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The $40 million facility is to senior high schools expansion project, which is known as the Secondary Education Improvement Programme (SEIP).

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