September 17

September 16

  • South Africa: Racism On Campus - Jumping Around "Like Mad Hatters" [opinion]

    The Journalist

    The University of the Free State recently lifted the expulsion of two white students accused of using a bakkie to run over a black student. The young white men were acquitted of... Read more »

  • South Africa: The New Radicals By Glenn Moss - a Generational Memoir of 1970s South Africa [book review]

    African Arguments

    The New Radicals: A Generational Memoir of the 1970s, Jacana Media, Auckland Park, 2014: Read more »

  • Nigeria: Statistics Mask SSCE Failure [editorial]


    HAVE Nigerians accepted mass failures in secondary school examinations? Mass failures no longer produce shocks or the sort of debates predicated on concerns about a fractured... Read more »

  • South Africa: Toilet Time in Gauteng Schools [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    If students are going to spend the day at school, they need decent toilets. It seems obvious, but in some Gauteng schools, the situation is worse than in prisons. Equal Education... Read more »

  • Kenya: 760 Will Not Sit KCPE and KCSE

    The Star

    MORE than 760 KCPE and KCSE candidates will not sit for this year's examination after they failed to pay registration. They did not submit registration documents to the examination... Read more »

  • Kenya: Ruto Demands Report On Education in Isiolo

    The Star

    DEPUTY President William Ruto has directed Isiolo county commissioner Wanyama Musiambo to compile a status report on education in the area in two weeks. Read more »

  • Kenya: KNUT Wants CBO Honoured

    The Star

    The Kenyan National Union of Teachers has asked the government to honour the September 30 deadline to implement a collective bargaining agreement or face industrial action. Read more »

  • Kenya: Nyanza Parents Laud Ruto Directive

    The Star

    PARENTS from Nyanza region have supported Deputy President William Ruto's directive for the arrest of those who do not take their children to school. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ebola - Unicef Trains Over 5000 Teachers Ahead of School Resumption Date

    This Day

    Preparatory to the new school resumption date, UNICEF has trained over 5000 Nigerian school teachers in various capacities to prevent outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the... Read more »

  • Cameroon: Back-to-School - Governor Beti Asomo Satisfied

    Cameroon Tribune

    Exactly one week gone into the new school year, Littoral's Governor Joseph Beti Asomo went evaluating the effective takeoff of some schools in the Region on Monday, September 15. Read more »

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