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    18-May-2018 to 05:32

    S/Africa sets aside $5.5m funding for tertiary education – Minister

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African government has set aside US$5.5 billion to fund the post-high school education system‚ which includes US$2.7 billion to be allocated towards free higher education, Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor said on Thursday.

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    16-May-2018 to 20:25

    Senegalese teachers on strike over student death

    APA – Dakar (Senegal) — The Autonomous Union of Teachers of Higher Education (SAES) in Senegal Wednesday, began a two-day strike in a show of solidarity with students over the death of their colleague Mouhamed Fallou Sène.

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    16-May-2018 to 16:02

    Hungary unveils scholarship scheme for Sierra Leoneans

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Ten Sierra Leoneans will benefit from scholarship from Hungary every year as part of a scheme unveiled in Freetown, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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    15-May-2018 to 21:38

    Invest in education, Macky Sall urges OIC members

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — President Macky Sall of Senegal, has called on member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to invest more in education and culture to meet the challenges of revitalizing “original Islam”.

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    15-May-2018 to 14:24

    Senegal: one student killed in clashes with security forces

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A student at Gaston Berger University in Saint-Louis (270 km north of Dakar) died Tuesday during clashes between security forces and a group of students, who took to the streets to demand the payment of their monthly allowances.

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    14-May-2018 to 05:27

    Education key to ending inequality in S/Africa – Ramaphosa

    APA-Mbombela (South Africa) — Education remains the most effective tool in bridging the chasm of inequality in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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    10-May-2018 to 06:21

    S/Africa pushes for Afro-centric education in schools

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa is planning to phase in a new-look curriculum in its history education in the next seven years in order to make it more relevant to the country’s needs, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga as has said.

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