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The quest for the next Einstein in Africa

IDRC is implementing Canada’s $20 million contribution to expand the network of Institutes for Mathematical Sciences in Africa. AIMS provides rigorous mathematics training to post-graduate African students.

Source: IDRC

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AfDB gives US$45 M to Pan African University

The university will serve the continent in five areas as identified by the heads of states of participating countries and by the Conference of African Ministers of Education. The institutes ...

Source: The African Business Journal

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Liberia university to 'admit' some failed students

Liberia's main state-run university has agreed to admit 1,800 school-leavers who failed this year's admission exam, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says.

Source: BBC

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Liberia students all fail university admission exam

Liberia's education minister says she finds it hard to believe that not a single candidate passed this year's university admission exam. Nearly 25,000 school-leavers failed the test for admission to ...

Source: BBC

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Fixing China's image in Africa, one student at a time

Beijing's remarkable scholarship programme pays for 12,000 Africans to study in Chinese universities.

Source: The Guardian

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Digitisation will change the face of education

A decade ago, the prospect of a fully-functional e-learning-based education system in Africa seemed farfetched. Africa’s broadband penetration was at an ultimate low, hindering the development of a decent communication ...

Source: Daily Monitor

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Education 3 years, 3 months


Documentary Series - Growing Up in Malawi

The Roger Federer Foundation is involved in early childhood education projects in Malawi. In a documentary series, Credit Suisse provides regular updates on three of the children and other aspects, ...

Source: Credit Suisse

Drummed by Sedicka in Drum Education (Malawi) 3 years, 4 months


Groups Announce Nearly $18M in Funding for Secondary Education in Developing Countries

A partnership of five philanthropic organizations announced nearly $8 million in grants and a commitment of an additional $10 million in 2013 for innovative projects that will increase the participation, ...

Source: MacArthur Foundation

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Education 3 years, 6 months


In Zimbabwe, learning Chinese is a lucrative investment

Ni hao, Chinese for “hello,” or ting bu dong, meaning “I hear you, but I don’t understand,” are two expressions one often overhears today in Zimbabwe’s capital. It is one ...

Source: Africa Renewal

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Education (Zimbabwe) 3 years, 7 months


Senegal to close Islamic schools after fatal fire

Senegal's president says the government will close all Islamic schools that do not meet basic safety standards, after nine children in a Quranic school died in a fire Sunday. The ...

Source: AP

Drummed by Estelle in Drum Education (Senegal) 3 years, 7 months

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