COMESA University launched in Kenya - Global Education Times (GET News)

COMESA University launched in Kenya

The first steps to establish the COMESA University of Regional Integration has begun with the launch of a virtual Master’s Degree programme at the Kenyatta University of Kenya.

COMESA, or the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, comprises of nineteen countries and was created to serve as an organisation of free independent sovereign States that have agreed to cooperate in developing their natural and human resources for the good of their people.

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Study in India develops Africa opportunities

The government of India has signed agreements with several countries in Africa to provide greater access to education, including Study in India and the provision of 15,000 scholarships.

India’s Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd (TCIL) have signed agreements for the implementation of e-VidyaBharati and e-AarogyaBharati (e-VBAB) Network project in Africa.

The Study in India project in Africa is considered an important milestone in the development partnership between India and Africa, and is viewed as a digital bridge of knowledge and health between the two, Indian news portal moneycontrol reports.

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First IE Digital Venture Day to be held in Nigeria - Global Education Times (GET News)

First IE Digital Venture Day to be held in Nigeria

IE University is launching the First Digital Venture Day in Lagos, Nigeria.

This cutting-edge, highly competitive, highly competitive programme is designed to identify start-ups to support that have the ability to create innovative digital based solutions to everyday problems faced by businesses.

Connecting the entrepreneurial community across all continents, IE Venture Days will take place in various cities around the globe.

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MBA Scholarship for Nigerians studying in Beirut - Global Education Times (GET News)

MBA Scholarship for Nigerians studying in Beirut

The Lebanese Nigeria Initiatives (LNI), a not-for-profit association by the Lebanese community in Nigeria, has created a scholarship scheme which will award full MBA scholarship for Nigerians at the prestigious American University Beirut (AUB).

The scholarship endowment, which is worth $1.5 million, will enable two Nigerians to attend the AUB every year.

The only time that the MBA scholarship could end is if the university – which is around 300 years old – ceases to exist.

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The British University in Egypt deploys digital education to 20,000 with McGraw-Hill - Global Education Times (GET News)

The British University in Egypt deploys digital education to 20,000 with McGraw-Hill

The British University in Egypt (BUE) is expanding its work with McGraw-Hill to deploy digital education to more than 20,000 students in 2019.

BUE and McGraw-Hill have worked together since 2017 to support the university’s transition towards digital education.

This has required the university to change from the traditional mindset of what education looks like and required the teaching methodologies to be transformed through engagement and a focus in student outcomes.

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Free education in Ghana to benefit 1.2m students - Global Education Times (GET News)

Free education in Ghana to benefit 1.2m students

Over one million new students in Ghana are expected to enrol in the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme for the next academic year beginning in September 2019.

Ghanaian president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo revealed this expectation during the 4th Congregation of the University of Energy and National Resources (UENR) last Saturday.

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Morocco bill to teach in French passes - Global Education Times (GET News)

Morocco bill to teach in French passes

The Moroccan House of Councillors has approved Draft Law 51.17, Morocco’s bill to teach in French, which seeks to make French the language of instruction for scientific and technological subjects in schools.

The government has claimed the reason for this change is to enable students to make the transition to studying these subjects at university easier, thus reducing the dropout rate.

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Carnegie Mellon University in Africa to expand presence - Global Education Times (GET News)

Carnegie Mellon University in Africa to expand presence

United States-based Carnegie Mellon University in Africa is planning to expand its presence in a bid to train and introduce world-class talents from the continent to the world.

In a report last week, Quartz Africa said that Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Africa was seeking to introduce locally-tailored but globally-competitive packages to solve challenges in Africa, after the said continent lagged behind global rivals when it comes to generating research.

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