African Leaders Prioritize Education

The African Union education action plan for 2006 to 2015 emphasized the importance of tertiary education and vocational training, underscoring African leaders' commitment to higher education, according to Rita Bissoonauth, a senior policy officer at the African Union Commission.

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New university graduates celebrate their accomplishment in Uganda.

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