Educational, cultural reforms will combat terrorism in Africa

Dr Anwar Moghith, Director, National Center for Translation, Egypt has called for reforms in educational and cultural sectors in Africa to boost efforts aimed at combating terrorism in the continent. Moghith made the call on Wednesday in Cairo when he delivered a lecture, entitled, the “The role of translation and press to enhance cultural dialogue,” […]



The Lagos edition of Africa Education Technology Fair (AFRICA EDTECH) is set to hold on the 28th and 29th of June 2019 at Muson Center, Onikan Lagos. The theme of the event is “Application of Technology to Enhance Human Capacity Development and Innovation in Africa”. Africa Education Technology Fair is a flagship initiative of Brainiacs […]


DBE Second Chance programme hits Pimville, Soweto

Soweto residents have been given a second chance to obtain their matric certificate as part of the Basic Education Department’s Second Chance Matric Programme. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga took the campaign blitz to Pimville, Soweto, in Gauteng on Tuesday. The programme aims to provide support to learners who have not been able to meet […]


Basic Education Lekgotla kicks off

The third annual Basic Education Lekgotla kicked off in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni, yesterday. Hosted by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, the three-day national event brings together provincial education departments, teacher unions, school governing body organisations, learner organisations, non-governmental organisations, academics, international guest speakers and other stakeholders. This year’s event, which is themed ‘Equipping Learners with Knowledge and […]


George Weah sets plan for quality Education

Liberia’s president has launched a 10-year plan to deliver quality education for all of the country’s children. George Weah – the former football star who was elected leader in January – said schooling was a key pillar of his “pro-poor agenda”. “Our kids deserve the best and we must provide them that,” he said. “There […]

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Finance Minister to Discuss Higher Education Funding

South Africa’s Finance Minister is expected to clarify all aspects of financing free higher education during the Budget Speech next week. President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement during his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament on Friday. It follows the historic announcement by former President Jacob Zuma on 16 December last year […]