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European Union (EU)-funded Project EU4PSL for Private Sector Development in Libya Presents Results

An online portal to simplify the establishment of businesses, step-by-step guides for new entrepreneurs, business acceleration programmes and start-up grants for 90 young Libyan entrepreneurs, and a new link between the private sector and Libyan universities are among EU4PSL’s most important achievements since 2019. “E-NABLE”, a €5 million EU-funded follow-up programme, will continue to support private sector diversification, digitalization and financial solutions for businesses in Libya

The European Union’s (https://bit.ly/3uCHRgC) EU4PSL project in support of private sector development in Libya presented its results in Tripoli. Over the past three years, the project contributed to a better business environment, and new job opportunities across Libya, in particular for the youth and women. In a closing ceremony in…

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Africa’s Biggest Classroom, Ubongo, Receives a $27.8 Million Dollar Award from Lego Foundation Global Challenge

The Build a World of Play Challenge was launched on February 16, 2022, by the LEGO Foundation to address a global early childhood emergency

Africa’s leading creator and producer of children’s educational media, Ubongo (www.Ubongo.org), is delighted to announce that it has been chosen as one of the five recipients of the Lego Foundation’s global Build a World of Play Challenge to fund bold, innovative and impactful solutions focused on early childhood. The LEGO…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Gabon |

U.S. Chargée d’affaires Ellen Thorburn welcomes the Gabonese Association of Teachers of English

The teachers gathered for their annual convention to review current English teaching methods and to elect new leadership

U.S. Chargée d’affaires Ellen Thorburn welcomed the Gabonese Association of Teachers of English (GATE) to the Libreville American Corner. The teachers gathered for their annual convention to review current English teaching methods and to elect new leadership. Chargée Thorburn expressed her strong support for English language education in Gabon, and…

Source: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) |

Increasing Number of Children Pushed Out of Education in Ethiopia Due to Severe Drought, Conflict and Forced Displacement

Joint mission to Ethiopia by Education Cannot Wait and Norway International Development Minister brings attention to one of the world’s largest education crises that has left 3.6 million children out of school

Ethiopia is facing one of the worst humanitarian crises it has seen in decades. On a joint high-level visit to Ethiopia, Education Cannot Wait (ECW) and the Norwegian Minister of International Development took stock of education needs in areas affected by the compounding, crippling impacts on children due to conflict,…

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Canon and Uganda Press Photo Awards (UPPA) Announce 2022 Winners Under Miraisha Programme to Intensify Visual Arts in Africa

The winners were announced at a glittering awards ceremony in Uganda

Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) bolsters its commitment to youth education and empowerment in Africa by joining hands with Uganda Press Photo Awards (UPPA) for the eleventh edition of the awards. In line with intensifying efforts to strengthen education and empowerment of youth in Africa, Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) in collaboration with…

Source: National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa (NICD) |

South African Field Epidemiology Training Programme Collaborates with the Eastern Cape Department of Health to Launch the Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETP)-Intermediate Program in South Africa

This newly introduced FETP-Intermediate is a 9-month on-the-job training program that addresses the field epidemiology skills needed by mid-level public health officials

The World Health Organisation (WHO)’s monitoring and evaluation framework for implementation of International Health Regulations (IHR-2005) recommends that every member state should attain a target of at least one field-trained epidemiologist per 200 000 population, as one of the crucial workforce development indicators to ensure optimal public health security. Field Epidemiology…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Zambia |

United States (U.S.)-Zambia Education Data Partnership Delivers Comprehensive Results

The project conducted two large-scale Early Grade Reading Assessments (EGRAs) in November 2018 and November 2021

After almost five years of collaboration between the Zambian Ministry of Education, the U.S. Government, through the USAID Education Data Project, has delivered on its mandate to facilitate in-depth, advanced educational assessments in Zambia. Since April 2018, the USAID Education Data Project worked closely with both the Ministry of Education…

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Uganda: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) warns of the latent reproductive health and child protection issues facing girls in emergency situations

The IRC through different programs is reaching out to these girls to provide information and services in addition to encouraging them to go back to school

Over 4,000 girls under 18 years reported for their first Antenatal Care (ANC) visit at various IRC supported health facilities in Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement between Jan 2020 – Sep 2022. Furthermore, nearly 2,000 teenage deliveries were reported at the various health facilities in the same period. As the world marks…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

“2022 West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Results Prove Free Senior High School (SHS) is Working Well” – President Akufo-Addo

The 2022 WASSCE results of the third batch of the “Akufo-Addo graduates” shows 60.39% of students recording A1-C6 in English, as opposed to 51.6% in 2016

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has described the results of the 2022 batch of students who wrote the West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) as the best in the last eight years. According to President Akufo-Addo, “six (6) years on following the implementation of the…

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Kenya: Boost to the health workforce as over 15,000 students graduate

This is the first time in the institution’s 95-year-old history, to churn out such a large number of graduates

The government’s strategy to increase the country’s health workforce received a shot in the arm Friday, following the graduation of 15,915 students from the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC). This is the first time in the institution’s 95-year-old history, to churn out such a large number of graduates who were…