EDUCATION | EDUCATION

24-May-2019 to 11:41

Niger’s public universities end strike

APA-Niamey (Niger) — The series of strikes during the past four months by public university teachers in Niger have ended after a five-point agreement was signed between the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Yahouza Sadissou and the National Union of Teachers and Researchers of Niger (SNECS).

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17-May-2019 to 15:17

Kenya, South Africa sign MoU on teaching Kiswahili

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The governments of Kenya and South Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will provide a foundation for the introduction of the teaching of Kiswahili in the South African educational system.

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14-May-2019 to 16:04

Somalia: Leaks prompt school exam deferral

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Leaked papers in Somalia have led to the postponement of examination in high schools across the country, affecting tens of thousands of final-year students.

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15-Apr-2019 to 15:23

Congolese students besiege Dakar embassy over scholarships

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Abdourahmane Diallo — Republic of Congo students of the Institut privé de gestion-Institut supérieur de technologie industrielle (IPG-ISTI) Monday converged in front of their country’s embassy in Dakar, Senegal to demand their scholarships.

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14-Apr-2019 to 09:27

Sierra Leone: President urges graduate to be innovative

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has challenged graduands at this year’s convocation ceremony at the country’s second most popular university, Njala, to be bold, innovative and enterprising and take advantage of the many opportunities outside school.

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12-Apr-2019 to 07:43

UN lauds S/Africa's efforts to roll out pre-primary education

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF)’s first-ever global report on pre-primary school education has lauded South Africa’s efforts in rolling out pre-primary education.

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11-Apr-2019 to 11:32

Gabon closes schools until further notice

APA - Libreville (Gabon) — Gabon has reacted to students demonstrations by closing schools until further notice, according to a statement published on Thursday by the Ministry of Interior.

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