EDUCATION | EDUCATION

03-Oct-2014 to 11:34

South Africa distributes flags to schools to build patriotism - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has distributed over 9,000 flags to schools across the country to encourage pride in national identity among students, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has said.

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02-Oct-2014 to 12:29

Zimbabwe mobile operator launches digital library platform

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s largest mobile phone operator Econet Wireless has launched an innovative digital educational platform that aims to increase access by Zimbabwe\'s university students and lecturers to learning materials.

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01-Oct-2014 to 18:55

Bangui University students on strike

APA - Bangui (CAR) — The University of Bangui was Wednesday paralyzed by a strike called by students demanding that government reopen academic homes and accommodate them.

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24-Sep-2014 to 14:38

Former Malawian leader lobbies for girls’ education

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Former Malawian president Joyce Banda has called for a holistic approach in strengthening the education system to ensure the needs of the girl child are catered for.

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23-Sep-2014 to 11:40

UNICEF inaugurates girl child education support program in northern Nigeria

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — More than 23,000 girls in northern Nigeria are to receive cash to pay for textbooks and other school-related costs as part of a UNICEF-supported programme aimed at encouraging parents to send their daughters to school.

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20-Sep-2014 to 12:02

Moz bars foreign investment in primary education sector

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has imposed a blanket ban on foreign investors from opening primary schools but says they will be allowed to open institutions of secondary, technical or higher education, APA learns here Saturday.

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15-Sep-2014 to 17:35

Mozambique: School director suspended over sexual harassment claims

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A school director has been suspended by the Maputo Provincial Education Directorate in Namaacha, on the border with Swaziland, over suspicion of sexually harassing girl pupils.

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