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Students pressured to have sex for grades in Mozambique

Students pressured to have sex for grades in Mozambique

Sex for Grades: School is supposed to be a place where children learn and grow in safety. But millions of girls in Africa are subjected to teachers demanding sex as a condition of giving them their exam grades. Kiki King went to Mozambique to investigate the disturbing phenomenon of sex for grades.

‘Shut Up, You Idiot, Stupid K*****’ – Teacher Allegedly Tells 7-Year-Old Pupil

‘Shut Up, You Idiot, Stupid K*****’ – Teacher Allegedly Tells 7-Year-Old Pupil

“Shut up, you idiot, stupid k*****!” This is what a Grade 2 teacher in Gauteng allegedly said to a 7-year-old girl shortly after slapping her so hard that she collided with the chalkboard. Her father, a 29-year-old businessman who lives in the Midrand area, told News24 that he and his wife arrived home at around […]

Valuable lesson about studying on the Island of North Cyprus

Valuable lesson about studying on the Island of North Cyprus

As a graduate of a university in North Cyprus, I would like to point out that prospective students should not consider going to study in North Cyprus with the intention of earning a lot of money but rather only for education purposes because the probability of earning a fortune in North Cyprus is close to […]

Honoris United Universities announces planned expansion in Egypt

Honoris United Universities announces planned expansion in Egypt

Honoris United Universities (www.Honoris.net), the first private pan-African higher education platform, announced that its network institution in South Africa, Regent Business School (https://Regent.ac.za), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education to establish a branch in the capital city of Cairo. The MoU was signed during the recently held […]

Stanford Graduate School of Business Launches Two Educational Opportunities to Empower Youth and Entrepreneurs in Southern Africa

Stanford Graduate School of Business Launches Two Educational Opportunities to Empower Youth and Entrepreneurs in Southern Africa

Stanford Graduate School of Business (www.GSB.stanford.edu) (Stanford GSB) today announced a USD $3 million, three-year partnership with De Beers Group to empower young, budding entrepreneurs and owners of established businesses in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa through two new educational programs launching in 2018. Stanford is expanding two of its successful programs to Southern Africa: […]

Anger over ‘University of Zimbabwe brutal’ eviction

Anger over ‘University of Zimbabwe brutal’ eviction

HUMAN rights group and opposition parties have reacted angrily to the heavy-handed nature with which authorities at the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) dealt with a demonstration by medical students on Monday following an upward revision of fees. Over 600 students in the faculty of medicine were forced out of their halls of residences in the […]

Pastor Evan Mawarire Charged As Trainee Doctors Expelled

Pastor Evan Mawarire Charged As Trainee Doctors Expelled

The University of Zimbabwe’s (UZ) evicted all medical students from campus residence Monday afternoon following a protest over an unwelcome decision to hike fees by at least 30 percent. “The security department has reported this morning that a gathering of medical students at the Students Union building had started throwing stones, a behavior that the […]

University of Zimbabwe students, police clash

University of Zimbabwe students, police clash

University of Zimbabwe (UZ) security clashed with medical students at the UZ campus yesterday when a demonstration against fees hike turned violent. Security replied with batons as hooded students threw missiles during the march by medical learners. Police later pitched up and arrested some of the students, together with #ThisFlag cleric Evan Mawarire who had […]

Ethiopia Was Colonised

Ethiopia Was Colonised

Like many African countries that were colonised by the British, Ethiopia’s educational system strongly privileges the English language. I learnt this first hand going through school in the capital Addis Ababa. Along with my classmates across the vast country, I was taught in my local language from Grades 1 to 6 (ages 6 to 12). […]

South Africa Has Failed Its Young People. What Can Be Done About It

South Africa Has Failed Its Young People. What Can Be Done About It

It is more than 40 years since young people, first in Soweto, and then around the country, rose up against the apartheid regime. Initially their protest was against the introduction of Afrikaans as the language of instruction in schools. But it quickly spread into a general uprising against apartheid. Four decades later and more than […]

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