EDUCATION | EDUCATION

11-Mar-2021 to 14:37

S/Africa: Ramaphosa pledges gov't support for students

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — A day after South African police shot dead Mthokozisi Ntumba during student protests, President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said his government would not abandon the students for seeking scholarships and additional admissions at the country’s prestigious University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. The president said the circumstances that led to Ntumba’s death would be thoroughly investigated and the law would take its course. The deceased...

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10-Mar-2021 to 14:05

Police kill one in violent protests at S/African varsity

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African police shooting at student protestors on Wednesday killed an unnamed person at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, the university has confirmed.

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02-Mar-2021 to 12:40

Malawi pupils in nationwide protest for reopening of schools

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — There have been running battles between anti-riot police in Malawi and protesting pupils demanding the reopening of schools.

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25-Feb-2021 to 13:38

Knowledge, skills crucial in ‘a changing world’ – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African education must impart knowledge and the needed skills to students as part of the country’s economic recovery and reconstruction plans, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.

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15-Jan-2021 to 13:53

S/Africa: Covid-19 surge delays opening of schools

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African students will have to delay entering their classrooms for two weeks due to the current surge in the coronavirus pandemic which has seen record daily deaths, Deputy Basic Education Minister Reginah Mhaule announced on Friday.

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06-Jan-2021 to 07:25

Namibia defers opening of schools amid COVID-19 concerns

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian government has deferred the opening of schools for the 2021 school calendar in the face of a spike in COVID-19 infections, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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01-Jan-2021 to 08:10

Norwegian Agency awards $2.4m for five Ethiopian universities

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) has awarded 91 million birr ($2.4 million) grant for five Ethiopian universities, according to Ethiopian-Norwegian Professional Organization.

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