07-Nov-2019 to 10:59

Higher education: Mauritania lifts restriction on varsity registration

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian government has lifted restrictions imposed on universities for the registration of students, which triggered protests and a crackdown by the police.

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04-Nov-2019 to 11:48

Rwanda: Over 280, 000 sit primary school exams

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Over 280,000 candidates started their Primary Leaving Examinations (PLEs) across Rwanda on Monday morning, with education officials reporting that the exercise has kicked off smoothly.

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30-Oct-2019 to 12:18

S/African varsities,colleges spent $2.7b on staff remuneration in 2018 – Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Universities and other tertiary institutions in South African spent US$2.7 billion to pay employees in the 2018 financial year, according to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on Wednesday.

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29-Oct-2019 to 18:35

Africa's first exclusive students’ backed unit trust launched in Kenya

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The first ever exclusively students’ backed unit trust fund in Kenya and Africa was launched in Nairobi on Tuesday under the umbrella, “Wanafunzi(students) Investment Unit Trust Fund.”

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25-Oct-2019 to 20:58

Peace, security headline Ouagadougou Book Fair

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The 15th edition of the Ouagadougou International Book Fair (FILO) scheduled from November 21 to 24 2019 will focus on the theme: “Literature and the Promotion of Peace and Security,” APA learned on Friday from the organisers.

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23-Oct-2019 to 21:06

Uganda varsity students arrested over Makerere riot

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — About 30 Makerere University students, including the guild president, Julius Kateregga have been arrested as a protest against a 15 percent tuition increment enters its second day on Wednesday.

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11-Oct-2019 to 23:38

Gambian appointed head of West African Examinations Council

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Pateh Bah a Gambian national has been appointed by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) as its new Registrar/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), a report by Channels Television revealed on Friday.

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