EDUCATION

Uganda’s top University constitutes a team to study the results of the visitation committee report

Uganda’s top University constitutes a team to study the results of the visitation committee report

AFRICA, EDUCATION, UGANDA
Kampala, Uganda: The Makerere Universality Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has constituted a team of eleven members  to study the visitation committee report with the view of  making formal response that will be discussed extensively by the University Management and thereafter  send it to the University Council for a  formal submission to the Minister of Education and Sports. Addressing the press on 03rd January 2018, Prof. Nawangwe the study of the visitation  Committee report, will  also help the University contribute to the white paper development process, identify areas for immediate implementation and those that may need further clarification from the Ministry of Education ad Sports. On 29th December 2017, the Visitation Committee handed over its report to the Presi
Stabilization Facility for Libya finalizes the rehabilitation of three schools in Ubari

Stabilization Facility for Libya finalizes the rehabilitation of three schools in Ubari

EDUCATION, INTERNATIONAL
TRIPOLI, Libya: The Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) has rehabilitated three schools in Ubari, South Libya, and handed them over to the Municipality. During the ceremony, which took place on Monday in one of the rehabilitated centers, Althanwia School, the Acting Mayor of Ubari municipality, Mr. Abou Baker Gansou stated: “I would like to congratulate the residents of Ubari after the end of the rehabilitation of these schools and I call on all the people of Ubari to maintain and protect the facilities." I would like to congratulate the residents of Ubari after the end of the rehabilitation of these schools As a result of the armed conflict in 2014, the three schools, Al-Qurania, Almarkazeiha and Althanwia, were scarcely serviceable. SFL rehabilitated the bui
Over 600 Students Graduate from U.S. Embassy sponsorship.

Over 600 Students Graduate from U.S. Embassy sponsorship.

AFRICA, EDUCATION
CAIRO, Egypt: On Sunday, December 10, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Thomas H. Goldberger presented graduation certificates to 370 young Egyptians from Cairo, Alexandria, and the Nile Delta on their completion of the Access English Language Program. An additional 300 students from Upper Egypt will receive their graduation certificates in a separate ceremony in Luxor. The achievements of Access alumni are the greatest testament to the strength, effectiveness, and value of the program Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Access Program gives students two years of high-quality English language training and the opportunity to participate in extracurricular language learning activities. The American University in Cairo, AMIDEAST, and the Egyptian Education Resourc
UNESCO Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States Celebrates its 70th Anniversary

UNESCO Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States Celebrates its 70th Anniversary

EDUCATION, EUROPE, INTERNATIONAL
CAIRO, Egypt: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Egypt and the Egyptian National Commission for UNESCO, celebrates the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States in Cairo. On this occasion, a major celebration was held on December 6th, 2017 under the patronage of H.E. Mr. Sherif Ismail, Prime Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt. The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization will host the celebration, which is being held under the slogan “70 years of building peace in the minds of men and women in the Arab region”. The gala event will bring together a number of distinguished guests includi