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March, 2017

  • 8 March

    Deadline extended for entry in the Wits Campus Personal Navigator Challenge

    The organisers of the Wits Campus Personal Navigator Challenge have announced that the deadline for applications has been extended. The Challenge calls on innovators and entrepreneurs across Johannesburg to come forward with digital solutions that will help people with visual and physical disabilities to navigate their way around large built-up areas such as Wits University’s sprawling campuses. Professor Barry Dwolatzky, …

February, 2017

  • 1 February

    Harvard Law Review Elects Its First Black Woman President – ImeIme Umana

    ImeIme Umanah, the daughter of Late Dr Ime Umanah a politician from of Abak in Akwa Ibom State has made record in the US as the first female black President of the Havard Law Review. Michael L. Zuckerman, the outgoing president of the Law Review, wrote in an email that he is excited to see where Umana will take the …

January, 2017

  • 30 January

    University of Africa, ADvTECH partner to strengthen tertiary education in Africa

    LUSAKA, Zambia, 30 January 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- ADVTECH Group (“ADvTECH” or “The Group”), Africa’s largest private education provider, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 51% stake in the University of Africa (“UoA”). Following the International Finance Corporation’s (“IFC”) investment in the Group in 2016 to support its expansion strategy, this acquisition represents the Group’s first tertiary partnership …

December, 2016

October, 2016

  • 18 October

    Only one student passes Liberia exam

    Only one student in Liberia, out of 42,000 who sat the annual west African regional examinations, has passed the Division One level exams for entry to university. Armstrong Gbessagee, 18, from the J.J. Roberts United Methodist School in the capital, Monrovia, spoke to me about his unique feat: No matter where you are from we are not less, intellectually, than …