Thursday, August 18, 2022

US dominates list of best universities for academic excellence

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The US has continued to dominate higher education rankings after China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University released its annual Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). Eight...

Second chance for Somali teenager who robbed schoolboy in Gloucester to pay for football...

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A Somali teenager who came to the UK as a boy refugee after the slaughter of his father, grandfather and other relatives in Africa...

Somaliland Sets Aside Hefty Budget to Attend to 40% Out-of-School Basic Needs

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As the world marks the third International Day of Education, the Somaliland government announced the construction of 31 new schools in the rural areas of the...

Somaliland President nominates BoT for University of Hargeisa

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His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland appointed an 11-member Board of Trustees for the University of Hargeisa (UoH). In Presidential Decree No. JSL/M/XERM/249-4264/092016,...

Museveni orders closure of Makerere University

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The University is currently embroiled with lecturers’ and students’ strikes. President Yoweri Museveni has ordered for closure of Makerere University currently embroiled with lecturers’ and...

Somalia: Hormuud Telecom Launches Corporate Scholarships

Somalia leading Telecom, Hormuud Telecom, has introduced the first-ever corporate scholarship scheme by a corporate company in the country. Speaking during the launch on Thursday, ...

Opportunities, risks of Ethiopia Outsourcing Higher Education to Somalia, Somaliland

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Institutional and programme mobility from the developed to the developing world is a phenomenon that continues to attract research interest within the broader field...

Kenya: Schools Close in North-east Kenya After al-Shabaab Targets Teachers

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Authorities face criticism for withdrawing teaching staff from an already marginalised region where education is badly needed A series of targeted killings of schoolteachers by...

Somalia: Authorities Scrap Leaked National Exams, Amnesty Criticizes the Move

National secondary exams in Somalia have been cancelled by authorities after papers were leaked on social media platforms, the Minister of Education Abdullahi Godah...

Georgetown Graduate Inspires Next Generation of Leaders in Somaliland

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With the power to decide a student’s future, college admissions exams are one of the most stressful hurdles on the path to higher education....