By Temitope Mustapha, Abuja
November 9, 2012 - Academic intellectuals from across West Africa have raised concerns about the decay of education system in Africa.
At a two-day consultative policy dialogue in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, they are specifically reviewing the concept of world class institutions, international cooperation and global networking amongst African universities.
The policy dialogue is jointly organized by TrustAfrica and the Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities with the aim of improving the higher education system in Africa.
December 2, 2012 - The Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian (CVC), said on Saturday that Nigerians spend an average of 500 million dollars annually to European and American universities.
This is contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a two-day Consultative Policy Dialogue on the Future and Relevance of the Nigerian Universities and other Tertiary Institutions, organised by CVC and TrustAfrica, Dakar.
December 1, 2012 - (CVC), said on Saturday that Nigerians spend an average of $500 million annually as students of European and American universities and want the trend stopped.
September 13, 2012
By The Citizen Reporter
Arusha. The government has assured higher learning institutions in the country it will continue to provide a favourable policy environment, in order to achieve her target of producing 80,000 graduates annually.
Kenya Daily News (Source: Tanzania Daily News)
September 13, 2012
The Tanzania government has assured higher learning institutions, in the country, that it will strive to continue providing conducive policies to enable the education sector become an engine of attaining the nation’s Vision 2025.
The Education and Vocational Training Minister, Dr Shukuru Kawambwa, made the commitment here on Thursday at the ongoing 4th Higher Education Forum. The two-day forum that ends on Friday has been organised by the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals, Tanzania (CVCPT) in collaboration with Trust Africa and attended by public and private higher learning institutions in Tanzania.
by Tade Akin Aina
African Studies Review (volume 53, number 1)
Editors’ note: This article was presented as the 2009 Bashorun M. K. O. Abiola Lecture at the fifty-second Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association in New Orleans in 2009.