05-Dec-2019 to 04:45

Ethiopia's education project to support 750,000 displaced students

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Education Cannot Wait (ECW) on Thursday announced a $27 million investment to support the delivery of quality inclusive education to close to 750,000 girls and boys displaced by the crises in Ethiopia.

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26-Nov-2019 to 23:22

Street kids: It will take smart policies to clear Africa's streets - Expert

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The phenomenon of street children is one of the many social challenges several African countries still face with Senegal being no exception.

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11-Nov-2019 to 16:49

Education, tolerance, bulwarks against violence - Senegalese Imam

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Faced with radical fanaticism that are more often expressed through violence and terrorism in the world, “education and tolerance remain the best ramparts” against such tendencies, according to Senegalese Imam Ahmadou Makhtar Kante in an interview with APA.

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08-Nov-2019 to 13:47

S/African groups unhappy with sex education syllabus, gov’t unmoved

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Plans by the South Africa’s education authorities to introduce sex education lessons as part of a life orientation curriculum have drawn sharp criticism from local conservative groups but the government says all is fine, APA learnt on Friday.

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07-Nov-2019 to 10:59

Higher education: Mauritania lifts restriction on varsity registration

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian government has lifted restrictions imposed on universities for the registration of students, which triggered protests and a crackdown by the police.

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04-Nov-2019 to 11:48

Rwanda: Over 280, 000 sit primary school exams

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Over 280,000 candidates started their Primary Leaving Examinations (PLEs) across Rwanda on Monday morning, with education officials reporting that the exercise has kicked off smoothly.

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30-Oct-2019 to 12:18

S/African varsities,colleges spent $2.7b on staff remuneration in 2018 – Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Universities and other tertiary institutions in South African spent US$2.7 billion to pay employees in the 2018 financial year, according to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on Wednesday.

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