Liberia’s President George Weah has declared that the University of Liberia and all other Public Universities in Liberia will now be free for all undergraduates. Do you think this is feasible and can other African countries afford to offer free tertiary education?
Archaeologists from the University of Witwatersrand have used specialised laser technology to recreate a lost 15th century city to the south of Johannesburg that was likely inhabited by Tswana people.
Dozens of Secondary school girls have admitted to the Human Rights Watch (HRW) that they were coerced into sexual relations by their teachers for better grades, food, mobile phones, and new clothes. School-related sexual, and gender-based violence is a serious problem in Senegal, HRW said in the report.
Music is an underutilised tool when it comes to steering curricula away from strictly Western and colonial models.
South African schools will teach Kiswahili alongside languages such as Mandarin, French and German. Should other African countries follow suit to incorporate Kiswahili into their school curriculum?
Simukai Chigudu has won the prize for Best Doctoral Thesis in African Studies.
The Progressive Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe has partnered with Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe, an LGBTQI+ advocacy rights group, in an anti-homophobia campaign in schools. The campaign aims to address issues of discrimination in learning institutions and educate teachers on LGBTQI+ issues.
Moving from her native Kenya to pursue a masters in Physics, Dr. Fridah Mokaya went on to join the University of Connecticut PhD program as the only black Physics PhD female (student) in her department but feels “coming from nowhere with no connections” worked in her favour
The Centre for World University Rankings has released its 2018 ranking. It shows that the University of Witwatersrand located in Johannesburg has lost the Top African University title after four years to the University of Cape Town.