Africa

WENR, April 2018: Africa

Pan-Africa: AAU Opens First Regional Office in East Africa

Ghana: Government Announces Ambitious Plan to Modernize TVET; and more


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WENR, March 2018: Africa

Nigeria: Post-UTME University Entrance Examinations Ruled Illegal

Kenya University Lecturers Resume Strike; and more


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WENR, February 2018: Africa

South Africa: Strong Growth of ELT Enrollments in 2017

More than 2,000 Secondary Schools Closed in Nigeria’s Benue State; and more


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WENR, December 2017: Africa

Central African Republic: Teacher Shortage Threatens Education System

Private education in Sub-Saharan Africa steadily improving; and more


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WENR, November 2017: Africa

Nigeria: University Admissions Crisis Worsens

Kenya combats fraud; Five universities in Rwanda close; Sub-Saharan Africa behind in sustainable development


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WENR, October 2017: Africa

Kenya: New Visa Rules Could Hamper Student Flows

Anglophone Universities in Cameroon Shut Down; Corruption at Uganda’s Makerere University, and more


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WENR, September 2017: Africa

Libya: Only 12 out of 20 Universities Functional in 2011 Still Open in 2017

Libya’s higher education system falters; Malawi’s largest university splits; Surging demand strains Africa’s higher education systems, drives online enrollments


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WENR, July-August 2017: Africa

Zimbabwe: Government Closes 280 Private Colleges

280 private colleges shuttered in Zimbabwe; Nigeria reviews 200 applications from new universities; Burundi’s first doctoral school scheduled to open.


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WENR, June 2017: Africa

Nigeria: Two Thirds of Illegal Nigerian Migrants in Europe Are University Graduates

Highly educated Nigerians flee grim employment landscape at home; Ethiopia seeks to squelch cheating; Morocco recognizes degrees from private universities.


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WENR, May 2017: Africa

South Africa: Law Programs at Four Universities May Lose Accreditation

Quality challenges at South African law programs; Kenyan reforms seek to address degree fraud; Zimbabwe focuses on ways to combat degree mills.


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