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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05-Feb-2019 to 17:10

Mauritania: Private schools demand tax payment facilities

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Private schools in Mauritania on Tuesday demanded a “consensual and applicable” formula that grants them facilities to pay their taxes, required by the taxman under penalty of closure.

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01-Feb-2019 to 17:04

EU offers €20m grant to improve Liberia vocational training

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's Youth and Sports Minister D. Zeogar Wilson has disclosed that the European Union (EU) is providing a grant of €20 million ($22.9 million) to be used for the improvement of Technical Vocation Education Training (TVET) comprising both formal and informal sectors.

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