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African universities recruit too many students ……Over-recruitment is a continent-wide problem
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African universities recruit too many students ……Over-recruitment is a continent-wide problem

Staff Reporter - May 08, 2017

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY’S position, on a hilltop commanding a panoramic view of Kampala, is fitting for a place some call the “Harvard of Africa”. By many measures, it…

Namibia’s education fund CEO accused of conflict of interest
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Namibia’s education fund CEO accused of conflict of interest

Staff Reporter - Dec 05, 2016

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – NAMIBIA’S Students Financial Assistance Fund chief executive officer has been linked to a potential case of conflict of interest after she allegedly…

Students get attention of politicians in SA
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Students get attention of politicians in SA

Staff Reporter - Nov 01, 2016

By Desmond Latham JOHANNESBURG–WHEN #FeesMustFall began to trend on social media platforms in South Africa in October 2015, the government shrugged it off as an example of…

SA student protests reflect inequality’s grip
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SA student protests reflect inequality’s grip

Staff Reporter - Oct 14, 2016

By Nuraan Davids and Yusef Waghid PROTESTS at South Africa’s universities didn’t suddenly start in 2015 with the “fees must fall” movement. Students at poorer institutions that cater…

It’s not African libraries burning in SA
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It’s not African libraries burning in SA

Staff Reporter - Oct 02, 2016

By Mkhosana Mathobela Bingweni IMAGES of an angry mob of black South African students on a maniacal rampage, burning libraries and looting shops are presently haunting the world.…

Southern Africa stabilising the higher education sector
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Southern Africa stabilising the higher education sector

Staff Reporter - Jun 22, 2016

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa “Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.”- Solomon Ortiz And according to…

Lest We Forget: Remember June 16
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Lest We Forget: Remember June 16

Staff Reporter - Jun 15, 2016

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa June 16, 1976 was a turning point in the Freedom Struggle in South Africa, as developments that occurred since that fateful day confirm that much.…