21-Aug-2019 to 12:42

Ethiopia embarks on education sector reform

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ministry of Education (MoE) said a decision has been made to introduce the 6-2-4 education system –six years of primary schooling, followed by two years of junior secondary and four year of secondary schooling.

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14-Aug-2019 to 14:40

Cameroon shuts down 262 illegal schools

APA - Douala (Cameroon) By Achille Mbog — Two hundred and sixty-two illegal schools have been closed in Cameroon for the 2019/2020 academic year, the start of which is scheduled for Monday, September 2, the Ministries of Basic Education and Secondary Education announce in a joint statement.

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14-Aug-2019 to 07:20

Sierra Leone teachers issue protest threat

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A group of aggrieved teachers have hinted at a potential protest action over working condition, raising doubts over the timely reopening of schools in Sierra Leone.

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13-Aug-2019 to 19:27

University 'not named' after Ghanaian leader's late uncle

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian government on Tuesday denied media speculation that President Nana Akufo Addo was initiating a move to rename the University of Ghana, Legon after his late uncle, Dr. Joseph Boakye Dankwa.

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13-Aug-2019 to 19:16

Sierra Leone: 17 varsity students charged with rioting

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Police in Sierra Leone have charged 17 university students for rioting, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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12-Aug-2019 to 12:11

Ghana provides free education to 1.2m students

APA -Accra(Ghana) — Over one million fresh students in Ghana are expected to be enrolled in the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme for next academic year which begins in September, 2019, APA has learnt on Monday.

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09-Aug-2019 to 09:16

How conscription is taking its toll on Eritrean education - Report

APA-Asmara (Eritrea) — Eritrea's use of secondary school to channel students into indefinite government service and its conscription of teachers subjects students and teachers to forced labor and physical abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Friday.

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