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Arusha News

Tanzanite information centre to open in Mererani.

A centre providing information on the rare local Tanzanite gemstone is under construction in Mererani southeast of Arusha, the only place in the world where the stone is mined. The centre will be ru...
Accra News

Zain Africa Challenge 2009.

Four universities from Ghana are to represent the country in the Zain Africa Challenge 2009, which will be held in Kampala, Uganda, from 13-23 February. Teams from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Scie...
Cape Town News

Renewable energy scholarship in Cape Town.

Cape Town-based energy for development consultancy RestioEnergy has launched a scholarship programme to promote post-graduate research in the field of renewable energy. The so-called Doug Banks Renewa...
Dar Es Salaam News

Tanzania Standard targets students in Dar.

The Tanzania Standard (Newspapers) Limited (TSN), which publishes the
Nairobi News

Peace education enters Kenyan curriculum.

Pupils at state primary and secondary schools are to study peace education as of January 2009 in a move aimed at countering the negative effects of the post-election violence in the country early this...
Arusha News

Jaffery Academy improves facilities for special needs pupils.

Jaffery Academy, the educational arm of the Shia Ithnaasheri Muslim community of Arusha, has begun work on a school for children with learning disabilities or special education needs. The facility, wh...
Cairo News

Chinese school opens in Cairo.

A school teaching Chinese language and history has opened in Six October City about 30 km northwest of Cairo. The school, built at a cost of $4 million with funding from the Chinese government, is the...
Maputo News

World Bank funds education initiative in Mozambique.

The World Bank has donated $79 million to support primary and secondary schooling, professional education, teacher training, higher education, school health and institutional development in Mozambique...
Accra News

Kofi Annan appointed chancellor of Ghana university.

Former secretary general of the United Nations Kofi Annan has been appointed chancellor of the University of Ghana in Accra. Annan, a Ghanaian, will be sworn in by president John Agyekum Kufuor at a s...
Accra News

China-Europe International Business School in Accra.

Ghana is to host the Africa campus of the prestigious China-Europe International Business School (CEIBS). To begin with the school will be based at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons in the...
Nairobi News

Government moves to end school violence.

Education minister Sam Oneri has banned the use of mobile phones and videos in schools with immediate effect in a bid to stem ongoing unrest in secondary schools across the country. The move comes a...
Maputo News

Brazil to create African University in Redenção.

Brazil is to create a special university based in Reden
Arusha News

Second St Jude campus opens.

The School of St Jude has officially opened its second campus at Usa River near Mount Kilimanjaro. The new premises, which are already half full, complement the original campus at Moshono in Arusha....
Cairo News

Downtown renovation for American University in Cairo.

The American University in Cairo (AUC) is to restore its historic premises in Downtown Cairo. The overhaul will begin in September once the undergraduate and graduate schools have relocated to the uni...
Accra News

Kwame Nkrumah research centre established.

The late Kwame Nkrumah, political activist, pan-Africanist and Ghana
Lagos News

Lagos Business School in global top 50.

Lagos Business School (LBS) has made it into the world
Maputo News

Biennial on Education in Africa in Maputo.

Maputo is to host the biennial on education in Africa from 5-9 May. Organised by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), the conference on education development brings toget...


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