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Nigerian Universities Are Suffering From Neglect. Why This Should Stop

The level of funding of the education sector has been recognised as one of the major factors that contribute to quality education. This, in turn, determines growth and development of a country. It’s also been acknowledged that quality education determines the success in achieving the sustainable development goals.As Irina Bokova, the f...

By Joburg Post about 12 hours ago

Ramaphosa Off To AU Troika Summit In Egypt

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday undertook a working visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt to attend an emergency African Union (AU) Troika Summit, the Presidency said.The summit was convened to discuss the political and security situations in Sudan and Libya."President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi has called the emergency summit...

By Joburg Post 1 day ago

Mozambique Water Project: Insights Into Supply and Use In A Peri-Urban Area

The United Nations reports that water scarcity affects more than 40% of the global population. Just over a third of people don’t have access to safely managed drinking water. This is why the Sustainable Development Goals set out to achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030.In sub-Sahar...

By Joburg Post 3 days ago

Kenya’s Universities Need Deep Reform – Not Just A Hike In Fees

Vice-chancellors of Kenya’s 33 public universities are demanding a three-fold tuition fee increase. They point out that the proposed fee increase will merely meet the actual cost of providing university education.Set 30 years ago, the current fee structure applies to all degree programmes irrespective of actual instructional cost. Over...

By Joburg Post 6 days ago

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