EDUCATION | EDUCATION

05-Feb-2019 to 20:06

Sierra Leone to establish School of Diplomacy to train career diplomats

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone has announced plans to establish a dedicated school that will train career diplomats in line with the goal of the current government’s foreign policy of development and economic diplomacy.

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05-Feb-2019 to 17:10

Mauritania: Private schools demand tax payment facilities

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Private schools in Mauritania on Tuesday demanded a “consensual and applicable” formula that grants them facilities to pay their taxes, required by the taxman under penalty of closure.

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01-Feb-2019 to 17:04

EU offers €20m grant to improve Liberia vocational training

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's Youth and Sports Minister D. Zeogar Wilson has disclosed that the European Union (EU) is providing a grant of €20 million ($22.9 million) to be used for the improvement of Technical Vocation Education Training (TVET) comprising both formal and informal sectors.

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31-Jan-2019 to 17:36

Rwanda tightens regulations on school feeding program

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan authorities have adopted a set of measures to tighten its home-grown school feeding approach across the country where by children should be served milk every day.

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31-Jan-2019 to 16:27

Sierra Leone: President’s education program gets global support

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio’s flagship free education scheme has received a major boost with a US$17.2million grant from the Global Partnership on Education (GPE).

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29-Jan-2019 to 11:35

Mozambique introduces job skills programme

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Vocational Technical Education (MCTESTP), is preparing to introduce an intensive programme of job skills for the training of technicians ready to work in any industry.

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28-Jan-2019 to 13:03

DRC: Tension still high in Lubumbashi

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) by Mathias Odiekila — Tension was still high on Monday in Lubumbashi, the country’s second largest city in southern DR Congo, following the deaths of three students and a police officer on Sunday, according to a statement by the presidency broadcast on national television.

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