EDUCATION | EDUCATION

19-Feb-2020 to 13:40

Zimbabwe gov’t bows to pressure to reverse exam fee hike

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government was on Wednesday forced to reverse an earlier decision to hike examination fees by up to 1,250 percent following a public outcry.

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07-Feb-2020 to 13:21

Germany to fund technical studies at S/African colleges

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed to identify some technical colleges in South Africa to work with in attempts to develop skills and create more jobs in the country, APA learnt on Friday.

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27-Jan-2020 to 21:46

Sierra Leone education scheme wins Swiss grant

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government’s science and innovation programme has received another major funding boost towards the development of the education sector.

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18-Jan-2020 to 14:47

Ethiopia: At least 35,000 students leave campuses due to ethnic clashes

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least 35,000 university students have left 22 campuses across the country fleeing the ethnic based clashes in university grounds.

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17-Jan-2020 to 08:46

S/Africa: Ramaphosa urges educators to focus on ending illiteracy

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday called on the country’s basic education sector to focus on “numeracy and literacy with special emphasis placed on the importance of reading.”

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08-Jan-2020 to 14:15

S/Africa: Ramaphosa lauds Class of 2019 for excelling in exams

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday lauded the country’s final year students of 2019 for achieving an 81.3 percent pass rate in their examinations – the highest ever since the advent of democracy in 1994.

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20-Dec-2019 to 15:11

Morocco hosting some 12,000 African students

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Nearly 12,000 young Africans are studying in Moroccan universities and institutes, being the beneficiaries of scholarship packages granted by the kingdom, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and African Cooperation, Nasser Bourita disclosed in Rabat.

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