EDUCATION | EDUCATION

18-Jan-2020 to 14:47

Ethiopia: At least 35,000 students leave campuses due to ethnic clashes

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least 35,000 university students have left 22 campuses across the country fleeing the ethnic based clashes in university grounds.

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17-Jan-2020 to 08:46

S/Africa: Ramaphosa urges educators to focus on ending illiteracy

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday called on the country’s basic education sector to focus on “numeracy and literacy with special emphasis placed on the importance of reading.”

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08-Jan-2020 to 14:15

S/Africa: Ramaphosa lauds Class of 2019 for excelling in exams

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday lauded the country’s final year students of 2019 for achieving an 81.3 percent pass rate in their examinations – the highest ever since the advent of democracy in 1994.

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20-Dec-2019 to 15:11

Morocco hosting some 12,000 African students

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Nearly 12,000 young Africans are studying in Moroccan universities and institutes, being the beneficiaries of scholarship packages granted by the kingdom, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and African Cooperation, Nasser Bourita disclosed in Rabat.

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16-Dec-2019 to 14:17

Morocco’s Fez to host 3rd session of Mohammed VI Foundation

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The spiritual capital of Morocco, Fez, is hosting the third session of the Mohammed VI Foundation for African Ulemas on December 17 and 18, in which nearly 357 researchers from 32 African countries representing the institution’s sections will take part.

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13-Dec-2019 to 20:47

Ecowas court rules against S/Leone ban on pregnant schoolgirls

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Ecowas Community Court has ordered the Sierra Leone government to scrap a controversial policy banning girls who are pregnant from attending mainstream schools.

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09-Dec-2019 to 21:06

S/Leone Finance ministry to promote academic research

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Finance has called for academic articles and research proposals for the 2019 edition of its in-house Economic Bulletin.

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