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Tourism capable of outshining oil as Nigeria’s revenue earner –Omolewa, ex-UNESCO ambassador

He got a proposal and delivered it to the cabinet and did the costing and I believe what he is waiting for is the go-ahead from the government to handle those street children so that the security threat posed by them is reduced.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

NEWS INDEPTH: What 2-6-3-3-3 new curriculum offers learners

The 8-4-4 curriculum, according to education experts, has made learners to focus more on white collar jobs, leading to the high rate of unemployment in the country.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Should A’ Level Be Scrapped?

Warom Denis: So many people have totally misunderstood this thing, the idea is that A’ level be scrapped off so that after your S.4, one takes a vocational course that starts shaping them right before joining the University for more specialised tr...

New Vision , Uganda Jan 22, 2019

Why Ugali n’ Swahili don’t rhyme with African Unity

Last week’s piece, jaunting through ancient Ethiopian biblical-sized mythology, from the Dogon of West Africa’s cosmology to Shaka Zulu, was an attempt to illustrate the strangeness of the idea of African Unity.

The East African , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

‘Contemporary pupils require practical example of application of knowledge’ | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Though she started her career as an engineer, she always had a passion for finding strategic solutions to problems, hence her move to the world of consulting at Accenture and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

Cheating is to blame for parents’ frustration with poor PLE

Some parents and school administrators are even threatening to petition Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) to do a thorough audit of the marking and grading of the PLE results.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

NDEMO: Why politics, census are linked

From Eastleigh to all major cities and towns throughout the country, it is claimed that theproperty ownership landscape has changed.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 16, 2019

On decolonisation: We are black first before we become students

Any attempt to fight for decolonisation of universities without locating it within the broader society will be meaningless and unsustainable, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

Deaf poets and deaf story tellers —When shall we see their products | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Years ago, when Season of Migration to the South was published, I was surprised to be asked to sign a paper for the Braille edition of the book.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

Stakeholders see education loans, fixed tuition policy as panacea to ASUU strikes

AS the skrike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, clocks nine weeks today, some concerned stakeholders in the sector who are apparently frustrated by the lingering industrial action, seek for a fixed base system...

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

It is not late to give Christian based curriculum a chance

It was at that time that she learnt about the Accelerated Christian Education (ACE), a bible-based individualised and self-instruction curriculum that allows pupils to study at their own pace guided by biblical materials.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 21, 2019

Examiners reveal how private schools aid exam malpractice | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Ezike who lamented that exam fraud is going on even at the common entrance level, further stated, “Even lecturers in university collect money from students and give them B or C mark in their courses.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 24, 2019

The Chronicler of King’s College Budo

Fort Hare, where McGregor served as Visiting Professor during retirement (post-Apartheid), has the indelible record of training many leading Africans, including former Ugandan President and old Budonian, Prof Yusuf Kironde Lule, in the worst years...

New Vision , Uganda Jan 17, 2019

This was Christmas like I had never experienced

Luckily, after hours of searching, we found a place called Kiloran House owned by the most amazing elderly couple.

The Observer , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Eastern Cape school responds to allegations of racial segregation

"In an effort to address this, and provide a solid foundation for all learners, King Edward School has introduced a system of two years of Pre-Grade R early learning for children of all races.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

ASUU strike: FG should bridge funding gap

Therefore, government should meticulously learn from the headwind the ASUU imbroglio seems to represent by placing embargo on new public universities and cancelling the newly established ones.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

How black people can decisively deal with racism

To continue to expect miracles from someone who has already shown that they will break you and disappoint you at every opportunity is stupidity, if you want more reference in this concept watch the movie Bridget Jones’s Diary.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

How to save South Africa’s economy in 3 steps

Dr Iraj Abedian, chief economist for Pan-African Investment and Research Services, recently shared his views on the state of the economy during a three-day lecture at the University of Cape Town’s 2019 Summer School.

Business Tech , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Experts advocate technological upgrade of teachers

On his part, Prof. Oluranti Adedayo, of the Department of Mathematics and Statistic, FCE TECH, Akoka, said the country should upgrade the educational system to a level where pupils and teachers become solution providers.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

Try these resolutions for 2019

Mark Twain, an American humorist, allegedly made the above statement many decades ago.

The Observer , Uganda Jan 15, 2019