EDUCATION | EDUCATION

29-Oct-2019 to 18:35

Africa's first exclusive students’ backed unit trust launched in Kenya

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The first ever exclusively students’ backed unit trust fund in Kenya and Africa was launched in Nairobi on Tuesday under the umbrella, “Wanafunzi(students) Investment Unit Trust Fund.”

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25-Oct-2019 to 20:58

Peace, security headline Ouagadougou Book Fair

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The 15th edition of the Ouagadougou International Book Fair (FILO) scheduled from November 21 to 24 2019 will focus on the theme: “Literature and the Promotion of Peace and Security,” APA learned on Friday from the organisers.

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23-Oct-2019 to 21:06

Uganda varsity students arrested over Makerere riot

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — About 30 Makerere University students, including the guild president, Julius Kateregga have been arrested as a protest against a 15 percent tuition increment enters its second day on Wednesday.

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11-Oct-2019 to 23:38

Gambian appointed head of West African Examinations Council

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Pateh Bah a Gambian national has been appointed by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) as its new Registrar/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), a report by Channels Television revealed on Friday.

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10-Oct-2019 to 13:45

SA varsities will use English, court rules

APA-Bloemfontein (South Africa) — There is nothing wrong with students at South Africa’s prestigious Stellenbosch University using English as a medium of instruction, the country’s Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday.

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10-Oct-2019 to 08:53

Ghana lecturers 'muddled' in sex for grades probe

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The University of Ghana (UG) has interdicted two lecturers, Prof. Ransford Gyampo and Dr. Paul Kwame Butakor, after they were named in an undercover investigation by a BBC documentary alleging "sex for grades" between them and their students, APA learnt Thursday.

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08-Oct-2019 to 23:36

Secondary education expansion scheme launched in Malawi

APA-Lilongwe-(Malawi) — Malawi and United States of America (USA) governments on Tuesday launched a $90million Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) program to increase access to secondary schools and reduce risk to HIV across the country.

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