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Zanzibar President Announces Free Primary And Secondary Education…

Dr Ali Mohamed Shein, President of Zanzibar recently announced the revival of free education in the south-eastern African Isles. This is a continuation of the five decade legacy which has greatly eased the financial burden incurred by parents in training their children. According to him, the government will meet the scrapped fees for both primary and secondary schools.   “From the next financial year, which begins in July 2015, parents will no longer be obliged to contribute fees for their children in primary schools. We have decided to revive the policy started by the first Zanzibar President, the late...

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Saville Foundation Pan African Awards: Is your education or training project based in Africa?

2014 Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education (USD70,000 prize plus fully sponsored trip to attend an International Conference) Do you have what it takes? Is your education or training project based in Africa? Is your education project innovative? Could other organisations learn from your project? If you answered yes to these questions your organisation could be in with a chance of winning a Pan African Award for Entrepreneurship in Education. Since 2007 Teach a Man to Fish in partnership with The Saville Foundation have been rewarding organisations that contribute to Africa’s long term growth and development through...

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Mysimax looking for new investors to support education rise in Africa

Benjamin Franklin once said: “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”. However, while educational tools are always more innovative in developed countries, emerging economies have an urgent need for educational improvement at all levels. Having made this alarming observation, some investors have decided to design a project that will contribute to this development in developing countries, especially in Africa. They are certain that the establishment of new technology is crucial for the improvement of education. Mysimax is a brand engaged in the development, production, and marketing of educative tablet PCs and mobile platforms in emerging markets. What is...

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Robotics Inspired Science Education Regional Competitions

Ghanaian Senior High School teams and over 1000 students are gearing up to compete regionally to showcase their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills to address real world challenges. This competitions coordinated by the Ghana Robotics Academy Foundation (GRAF) in partnership with the US Embassy Ghana, and other corporate institutions will occur in Tamale, Accra and Cape Coast. GRAF was founded in 2011 as a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to inspire the next generation of Ghanaians to participate in science and technology. GRAF’s mission seeks to design accessible and innovative programs that will excite and motivate young Ghanaians...

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