01-Jul-2021 to 10:09

Africa: "Too many girls not completing school"

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Although more girls in sub-Saharan Africa are finishing primary school than ever before some countries on the continent are lagging behind, with still the lowest female completion rates in the world, a report released on Thursday suggests.

Read more

12-Jun-2021 to 14:02

S/Africa: ‘Minister rules out closure of schools over Covid-19 concerns

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has no plans to shut down its schools over the current third wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, APA learnt on Saturday.

Read more

10-Jun-2021 to 09:28

African policymakers trained in digital technology

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — UNESCO and its partners have launched the first cohort of training for policy makers and decision makers under the Pan-African Initiative for the Digital Transformation of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (EFTP) and Development Systems in Africa.

Read more

03-Jun-2021 to 09:37

Niger launches $140 million project to improve education

APA-Niamey (Niger) — The President of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum on Wednesday in Niamey launched a project to improve teaching and learning conditions.

Read more

02-Jun-2021 to 11:16

Rwandan scholar to chair Coventry University’s new Africa hub

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — One of Rwanda's veteran scholars who occupied positions as head of various campuses of the University of Rwanda, Professor Silas Lwakabamba has been appointed as Regional Managing Director of Coventry University Group, an authoritative source revealed to APA on Wednesday.

Read more

27-May-2021 to 10:39

Uganda varsity suspended as Covid hit hard

APA-kampala (Uganda) — Eight cases of coronavirus have hit a university in Uganda where the authorities have ordered learning sessions to be temporarily suspended, APA can report from Kampala on Thursday.

Read more

18-May-2021 to 10:47

Morocco seeks to prioritize education for sustainable development

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The president of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environment in Morocco, Princess Lalla Hasnaa, on Monday, called on the international community to resolutely commit, during this decade, to instituting education for sustainable development as an imperative priority, emphasizing the urgency of this action.

Read more