Society - Education
  • Low school enrolment of African children worries UNESCO
    28 may 2001 22:59:00
    Banjul- Gambia (PANA) -- UNESCO has underlined "low enrolment of children into schools" as one of the big challenges facing the organisation and the African education sector, according to Armoogum Parsuramen, the Director of UNESCO's Regional office in Dakar. Full text...

  • Experts hold education for all workshop
    21 may 2001 23:50:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Experts in education on Monday began a workshop in Dakar as a follow-up to the seminar on the contribution of non-governmental and civil society organisations to education for all conference scheduled next December in Bamako, Mali. Full text...

  • SADC discusses education plan for the San people
    12 may 2001 09:58:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) -- For the past three centuries, the San community, formerly known as the Bushmen of Southern Africa, has been struggling under marginalisation. Full text...

  • Cameroon plans to double education budget by 2011
    10 may 2001 22:49:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Cameroon expects to raise its education budget from 167 billion F CFA now to 351 billion F CFA by the year 2011 to meet the country's development needs. Full text...

  • The spectre of wasted year haunts the Ivorian school system
    10 may 2001 12:01:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- With the suspension of lectures in universities because of the insecurity that prevails on campuses, the interruption of classes in primary schools and the threat of a strike in the country's high schools, the Ivorian school system is heading for a complete deadlock. Full text...

  • UNICEF supports Basic Education in DR Congo
    04 may 2001 22:51:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- UNICEF has donated equipment worth 120,000 US dollars to assist DR Congo's Basic Education, under the 2000-2001 co-operation programme between the UN agency and the country. Full text...

  • Tanzania's poor education standards worry World Bank
    28 april 2001 14:51:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- A senior World Bank official has expressed his institution's deep concern about the appallingly low standards of education in Tanzania. Full text...

  • Nujoma happy with high turnout science graduates
    21 april 2001 20:12:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) -- Namibian President Sam Nujoma, a strong advocate of Natural Sciences, expressed joy Saturday at the high number of graduates during the University of Namibia (UNAM) graduation. Full text...

  • Abidjan University campus under police guard
    20 april 2001 22:44:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The Abidjan University campus of Cocody-Mermoz, a residential area of Abidjan, was under close police surveillance Friday afternoon following the ransacking of student rooms Thursday. Full text...

  • Libya to build school in southern Sudan
    19 april 2001 19:29:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Libya will build a 100,000 US dollar secondary school in the Bahr el Jebel State's city of Juba in southern Sudan, the official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported on Thursday. Full text...

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