Tag: Africa

Ghana Sends Third-Highest Number Of Students From Africa To USA

The statement said the latest Open Doors report on international education has revealed that the United States hosted 1.08 million international students during the 2016/2017 academic year. The statement said this marks a three percent increase over the prior year. The number of African students hit a record high, at 37,735, marking a 7 percent …

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University of Aberdeen Online Course On Africa Sustainable Development

The University of Aberdeen is currently offering online course on sustainable development of Africa. This 6 weeks course is intented to anyone with a passion for humanity and sustainable development. The overall objective of this course is to emphasize on why there continues to be many sub-Saharan African countries which perform poorly on development indicators for reducing poverty, hunger and unemployment and …

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US Extends Kenyan Visa Validity

The United States of America has increased the validity of Visa for the Kenyan citizens. This new scheme shall cover tourists, business executives and students. The deal was signed by President Barack Obama and President Uhuru Kenyatta. The new visa validity will begin from last week of the September. As per the deal, the applicants …

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Best Universities For African American Students

African Americans represent 12 % of the American population. But those who obtained graduation in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) were only 9 %. Their individual participation in the respective subjects was low well below the 10 % mark. American Institute of Research (AIR) plans to eliminate this disproportion by broadening the chances of …

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Black History Month Scholarships

All legendary African Americans who made significant achievements, contribution and innovations for the society, are the one in particular who inspires the organizations and companies today to launch a wide variety of scholarship funds for African American students and other minority students. The Black History Month Scholarship not just focuses on African Americans, but also …

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Wits University To Offer Massive Open Online Courses

WITS University South Africa, has announced to offer free courses all across the world for interested candidates to motivate global learning system that has revolutionized the education field. This makes it the second African University offering online courses to students at global level, followed by The University of Cape Town. They are offering MOOC or Massive …

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Online Learning Gains Foothold in African Continent

Funda is a Cape Town based online learning business launched in 2009 by five young African graduates, Kolawole Olajide, Kennedy Kitheka, Sameer Rawjee, Kumbirai Gundani and Jason Muloongo. These “under 25’ entrepreneurs belong to four different African countries. Olajide hails from Nigeria, Kitheka from Kenya, Rawjee is from South Africa, Gundani is from Zimbabwe while Muloongo …

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Apple Announces Inclusion & Diversity Scholarships Of $10K Each For Minorities

Recently Apple has announced two new scholarship programs, Product Integrity Inclusion and Diversity Scholarships, of $10K each for students from a group it classified as minorities. The company has a group identified as “Product Integrity” group. This group is responsible for various technological functions such as ensuring reliability of hardware, ensuring safety of the product, …

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Study in Egypt

Egypt is known all over the world for its reputed universities that are affordable and provide a wonderful chance to submerge with the culture of this place. The best place in Egypt for students to pursue their education is Cairo as the cost of living is very low here and is beneficial for the students. …

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Building Hopes For Higher Education In South Sudan

South Sudan, the newly formed African country is reeling under the war, leaving behind nothing but a state of deprivation, dysfunctional government, untapped natural resources, and large social vacuum in terms of unemployment, cash-strapped education sector and falling social security. The ongoing war has not only jeopardized the economic system, but also has devastated the …

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Nelson Mandela Scholarships

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) is the name that needs no introduction. This former president of South Africa was a renowned anti-apartheid revolutionary, lawyer, activist, philanthropist and politician who always wanted to change the lives of young Africans, who will play vital roles in the future of the continent. Various …

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Microsoft Invests $75 Million to Develop Digital Education in Africa

Microsoft announces an investment of $75 million to increase digital learning and education throughout the Africa. It has partnered with six global humanitarian organizations on this new investment. The organizations are: -World Vision Inc. -The British Council -SOS Children’s Villages International -Catholic Relief Services -Plan Ltd. and -The International Rescue Committee. This investment from Microsoft …

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Wellesley College: Helping Empowering Youth in Africa

Wellesley College joins the partnership with the MasterCard Foundation to launch a $500 million education program. The announcement was made in a United Nations special session. These grants will be awarded to financially disadvantaged brilliant students from developing countries especially from Africa. This $500 million program will support for quality and relevant secondary and university …

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Scholarships for African American Women, 2018

Check out the list below of African-American women scholarships, containing detailed information regarding application procedures and deadlines of these aids. Both types of free and partial scholarships for African American women are available which help them in maintaining cordial relations between the two countries. These African American women grants are offered by various universities and …

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NDDC Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme – Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Scholarships

Niger Delta Development Commission Financial Aid for Overseas Postgraduate Program Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been working since 2000 for all over development of Niger Delta. It has been contributing continuously for ecological, economical, social and political development of the delta. Thus results in progressive increase in growth of delta. In the same streams, many …

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All About WHO Internship Programme

World Health Organization commonly referred to as WHO aims to involve fresh minds in the public health sector every year. WHO’s Internship Programme makes it possible for interested individuals to gain a sneak peek over the proceedings of the organization. Hence, every year a limited number of internship positions are made available by WHO. Internship …

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Scholarships for African Students in UK

African students in UK The United Kingdom abbreviated as UK is considered a favorite destination to pursue higher studies, especially for African students. This doesn’t come as a surprise considering the colonial ties between UK and several African countries. United Kingdom government constantly endeavors to upgrade UK education to establish its position as number one …

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Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2011

Many international universities offer a range of scholarships to students from Nigeria who show exceptional academic potential and would like to start their studies at the aborad in 2011. Scholarships are available for high achieving Nigerian students applying for study in degree or research programmes of various areas including Humanities Arts and Social Sciences, Science, …

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