Africa Education 

World Bank approves $50 million grant to improve quality of  education in Sierra Leone 

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved a $50 million grant to support the Government of Sierra Leone’s flagship program for Free Quality School Education launched in 2018. According to the World Bank, the Free Education Project will support some initial COVID-19 response activities, including provision of distance learning and communication campaigns on prevention. Sierra Leone has made significant gains in school enrolment, but education outcomes and skills acquisition are among the lowest in Africa. The education sector also faces issues of deep inequities in access, weak governance,…

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Africa Education 

Unity Bank Partners Dynamiss to Boost Access to E-Learning in Nigeria

With Nigeria still uncertain of the school resumption due to the rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic across the country, the importance of e-Learning is more pronounced now more than ever. To this end, Unity Bank Plc has forged a collaborative partnership with Dynamiss, a digital learning solutions provider, to provide low-interest credits to schools to boost access to digital learning resources in Nigeria. Under the partnership, a full e-learning package comprising Microsoft School Portal, Discounted Airtel Data and Free Contents and Devices powered by Dynamiss will be supported with financing from…

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Africa Education 

Use your first 5 years after school to build experience – CEO of Vodafone Ghana advises

Patricia Obo-Nai, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of one of Ghana’s biggest telecommunications companies, Vodafone Ghana, has advised that the youth to focus on building experience in their field of work within their first four-five years of completing school. In an interview with Rev. Erskine on the Y-Leaderboard Series segment of YFM’s Myd-Morning Radio Show, she observed that young men and women of today do not want to go through the stress of building their experience, however, she believes it is important that people build that experience for themselves and not…

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Africa Education 

Disability Movement Asks Lungu To Make Education Free For The Differently Abled

Born Short Living Tall (BSLT) has written President Edgar Lungu asking that the Head of State makes education free for all people who are differently abled. BSLT Executive Director Ntalasha Chisha stated that the physically challenged have been neglected in the country. “Throughout history, people with disability have been hidden away or subjected to abuse, ignorance and prejudice by society. Up until now, significant battles have been fought for the rights of people with disabilities. This is because People with disabilities are more likely to experience poverty, live in poor…

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Africa Education 

Law Students Association of Nigeria(LAWSAN) Taraba State University Chapter loses Attorney General

The President and indeed the entire leadership and Members Law students association of Nigeria (LAWSAN) is sad to announce the death of its Attorney General Isah Ubaidu Inda, who died on Saturday 13 June 2020 at the Federal teaching hospital Gombe. The President in a statement issued by the chairman of the journals and press committee, Mr Gaddafi Ibrahim Tanko, described the late INDA as a forthright, intelligent and diligent student of the faculty saying his loss is indeed a great loss to the entire law students community. The President…

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