EDUCATION | EDUCATION

18-Nov-2020 to 17:55

Rwanda in mass Covid tests for students

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan authorities are set to carry out mass coronavirus tests on children in primary and secondary schools as classes are expected to resume next week, a senior official from the ministry of Education told APA on Wednesday.

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18-Nov-2020 to 09:52

Rwanda places 6,741 new teachers at primary level

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's education officials have finished the first exercise of the new teacher’s recruitment and placement at primary and secondary level, an official source confirmed to APA in Kigali on Tuesday.

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17-Nov-2020 to 12:24

Zimbabwe teachers accept gov’t salary offer, call off strike

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Teachers at Zimbabwe’s public schools on Tuesday called off a two-month-long strike after their unions accepted the government’s offer of a 41-percent salary increment.

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10-Nov-2020 to 16:11

S/Africa: Ramaphosa calls for calm after school clashes

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday called for peace and calm following clashes between members of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and parents of students at Brackenfell High School in Cape Town following accusations of “racism.”

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06-Nov-2020 to 17:09

AfDB allocates $150,000 for Rwanda Coding Academy

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The African Development Bank has signed a grant agreement with the Rwandan Government to support the country's Coding Academy charged with developing talent in the tech industry in order to drive its digital ambitions, APA learnt Friday from an official.

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06-Nov-2020 to 14:31

S/African varsity appoints first female vice chancellor

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — One of Africa’s oldest and biggest higher educational institution, the University of South Africa (UNISA), has appointed Puleng LenkaBula as its first female Vice Chancellor in the varsity’s 148-year history, APA learnt on Friday.

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05-Nov-2020 to 06:12

Malawi cancels 2020 exams amid test paper leak scam

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB) has cancelled the 2020 secondary school-leaving examinations in the wake of a scandal involving the leaking of test papers for a number of subjects.

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