EDUCATION | EDUCATION

14-Feb-2019 to 13:14

Sierra Leone: President ‘concerned’ over public exams malpractice

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has urged the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) to work towards restoring and maintaining the standard of education by addressing the persistent issue of malpractice in public exams.

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12-Feb-2019 to 15:00

Cameroon: over 400,000 students in school without birth certificate

APA - Douala (Cameroon) — The National Registration Bureau (BUNEC), in a survey conducted in Maroua (far north) revealed that more than 400,000 students in pre-school and primary education do not have a birth certificate.

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11-Feb-2019 to 08:25

Zimbabwe teachers call off strike

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwean teachers have called off a nationwide strike during which they have demanded higher pay and better working conditions since February 5.

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10-Feb-2019 to 15:35

Bridging the gender gap: Guterres urges more girls to take up tech studies

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Power relations in the world will remain male-dominated if girls and women do not strongly get involved in technological professions, United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres said Saturday.

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06-Feb-2019 to 17:37

Cameroon: Austrian bank clears CFAF3.2bn for vocational center

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) By Felix Cyriaque Ebole Bola — The Cameroonian government has signed a concessionary loan agreement to the tune of CFAF3.27 billion with Raiffeissen Bank International of Austria for the construction, rehabilitation and the equipping of a vocational training center in the town of Nanga-Eboko (Center).

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06-Feb-2019 to 15:51

Nouakchott varsity gets €400,000 from France

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The Al Aasriya University of Nouakchott has received a financial grant of €400,000 from France for a pilot project to support the structuring of research within the institution.

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05-Feb-2019 to 20:06

Sierra Leone to establish School of Diplomacy to train career diplomats

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone has announced plans to establish a dedicated school that will train career diplomats in line with the goal of the current government’s foreign policy of development and economic diplomacy.

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