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News 24 South Africa
We are on the same side, Nzimande tells studentsTshidi Madia, News24 Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande.
We are on the same side, Nzimande tells students
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 hours ago
Tshidi Madia, News24 Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande. (Lizeka Tandwa, News24) Johannesburg - Ministers in higher education and the justice cluster believe their engagement with students over tertiary fees has been honest... Read more
18h
The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |of South Africa Students (COSAS) high school students demonstrate against annou
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 18 hours ago
of South Africa Students (COSAS) high school students demonstrate against announced fees hikes for tertiary education on September 30, 2016 in Johannesburg. Student protests in South Africa spread September 28 with police... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Wits students vote to head back to school from Mondayof Wits students support going back to class on Monday. FILE: Students at Wits
Wits students vote to head back to school from Monday
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
of Wits students support going back to class on Monday. FILE: Students at Wits protest on campus after Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande failed to deliver a free tertiary education policy. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. JOHANNESBURG – Wits... Read more
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Daily News
CABINET DECISIONSdecided to recruit youth who have passed AL and qualified to university entranc
CABINET DECISIONS
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
decided to recruit youth who have passed AL and qualified to university entrance after completing a degree of Bachelor of Education (Science) or Bachelor of Education (Arts) from a private university approved by the Higher Education and Highways... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Three-Year Validity for UTME Result Is Yet to Stayto get the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to begin the proces
Why Three-Year Validity for UTME Result Is Yet to Stay
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to get the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to begin the process of extending the validity of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) result to three years, nothing has happened along this line. In fact, JAMB says it... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZUSA: Hits and Misses in Productivity Commission DraftWe stand for opportunity, for all. NZUSA is the New Zealand Union of Students'
NZUSA: Hits and Misses in Productivity Commission Draft
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
We stand for opportunity, for all. NZUSA is the New Zealand Union of Students' Associations, the national body that represents New Zealand's students' associations and the interests of New Zealand's 400,000 students at universities, polytechnics and... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Should the Chamber of Mines pay?Witwatersrand (Wits) marched through Johannesburg to the Chamber of Mines to de
Should the Chamber of Mines pay?
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
Witwatersrand (Wits) marched through Johannesburg to the Chamber of Mines to demand it help cover the cost of free higher education. Students, who were joined by religious leaders and a National Union of Mineworkers SA representative, delivered a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Student protests: Only the start of greater painAnnouncing his recommendation on fee increases last week, Minister Blade Nziman
Student protests: Only the start of greater pain
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
Announcing his recommendation on fee increases last week, Minister Blade Nzimande was careful to list efforts in higher education and training. Despite the struggling economy, his department’s budget would rise from R42-billion in 2015/16 to... Read more
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iafrica.com
Wits students threaten to shut country downUniversity addesses the crowd outside the science dept after the announcement o
Wits students threaten to shut country down
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
University addesses the crowd outside the science dept after the announcement of an 8% increase in fees by Min of Higher Education Nzimande. Credit: Nina Leslie/EWN Wits University SRC president Kefentse Mkhari has warned that they'll render the... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Wits students threaten to shut country downUniversity addesses the crowd outside the science dept after the announcement o
Wits students threaten to shut country down
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 5 days ago
University addesses the crowd outside the science dept after the announcement of an 8% increase in fees by Min of Higher Education Nzimande. Credit: Nina Leslie/EWN Wits University SRC president Kefentse Mkhari has warned that they'll render the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Wits students threaten to make country ungovernable Wits student leaders have approached Cosatu and other trade unions to stage a
Wits students threaten to make country ungovernable
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Wits student leaders have approached Cosatu and other trade unions to stage a national shutdown. Students at Wits throw bricks at private security stationed outside Senate House during... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Student survey to help end silence on sexual violenceRelease: Joint Press Release Thursdays in Black and the New Zealand Union of St
Student survey to help end silence on sexual violence
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Release: Joint Press Release Thursdays in Black and the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) are pleased to announce the commencement of the Thursdays in Black Students’ Survey... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Education Act changes give corporate welfare to the wealthyFriday, 23 September 2016, 3:20 pmPress Release: Tertiary Education Union 23 Se
Education Act changes give corporate welfare to the wealthy
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Friday, 23 September 2016, 3:20 pmPress Release: Tertiary Education Union 23 September 2016Funding private companies the same as... Read more
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Daily Maverick
For Hawks and NPA some crimes are more of a priority than othersHawks and the NPA are dedicating considerable resources to the “rogue unit” inv
For Hawks and NPA some crimes are more of a priority than others
Daily Maverick / Posted 8 days ago
Hawks and the NPA are dedicating considerable resources to the “rogue unit” investigation probing various iterations of the National Research Group (NRG) set up in 2007 as well as an amount of R1.2-million with regard to a pension payout to former... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Student protesters have 'ulterior motives', says Blade NzimandeHe added that those calling for free higher education had “ulterior motives.”
Student protesters have 'ulterior motives', says Blade Nzimande
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
He added that those calling for free higher education had “ulterior motives.” Speaking at the 13th national Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (Sactwu) congress in Cape Town on Wednesday‚ Mantashe said: “If there are violent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Doubt, Nod for Sector Reform's RoadmapLagos/Abuja — The recent launch of the draft "Education for Change: A Ministeri
Doubt, Nod for Sector Reform's Roadmap
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Lagos/Abuja — The recent launch of the draft "Education for Change: A Ministerial Strategic Plan (2016-2019), by the Federal Government, signalled the commencement of yet another journey to bring the sector out of the woods. Stakeholders are of the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mantashe: Tertiary institutes must be protected at all costs The ANC's Gwede Mantashe believes that drastic measures may be necessary to d
Mantashe: Tertiary institutes must be protected at all costs
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
The ANC's Gwede Mantashe believes that drastic measures may be necessary to deal with student protests. Gwede Mantashe. Picture: EWN. Fees must fall,Gwede Mantashe,Fees2017 CAPE TOWN –... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pay Back What You Owe NSFAS - TreasuryNational Treasury on Tuesday called on NSFAS beneficiaries with jobs to start r
Pay Back What You Owe NSFAS - Treasury
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
National Treasury on Tuesday called on NSFAS beneficiaries with jobs to start repaying their loans as it scrambles to find money to subsidise poor students. "This is part of each citizen's responsibility to play a part in helping other students who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NASU Tackles Buhari, FG Over Non-Release of N100 Billion Annual FundsAbuja — The Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) monday tackled President Muhammadu
NASU Tackles Buhari, FG Over Non-Release of N100 Billion Annual Funds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Abuja — The Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) monday tackled President Muhammadu Buhari and the federal government over the non-release of N100 billion annual fund set aside for the running of universities in the country. This was made known during... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
#FeesMustFall: A student’s perspectivewas one of the students who had occupied the Student Representative Council’s o
#FeesMustFall: A student’s perspective
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
was one of the students who had occupied the Student Representative Council’s offices in the Steve Biko Students Union Building on UCT’s upper campus. He said that he had previously been kicked out of the National Student Financial Aid... Read more
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iol.co.za
#Fees2017: ‘Well-off’ families must pay increased feesOn Monday, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande announced that
#Fees2017: ‘Well-off’ families must pay increased fees
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
On Monday, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande announced that tertiary education institutions across South Africa were now permitted to individually determine the level of their 2017 fees increase that their institutions... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Australia's education system: how do we compare with the rest of the world?This week the OECD released its major education report card for the world's 35
Australia's education system: how do we compare with the rest of the world?
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 days ago
This week the OECD released its major education report card for the world's 35 advanced economies. This week the OECD released its major education report card comparing school systems and higher education in 35 advanced economies. Federal education... Read more
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The Young Witness
Australia's education system: how do we compare with the rest of the world?This week the OECD released its major education report card for the world's 35
Australia's education system: how do we compare with the rest of the world?
The Young Witness / Posted 12 days ago
This week the OECD released its major education report card for the world's 35 advanced economies. This week the OECD released its major education report card comparing school systems and higher education in 35 advanced economies. Federal education... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Time to Avert Another ASUU StrikeThe Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) has served notice of a warning st
Time to Avert Another ASUU Strike
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) has served notice of a warning strike on October 2. The lecturers listed their grievances to include lackluster implementation of the 2009 ASUU/Federal Government agreements as well as the non-remittance... Read more
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The Age
The truth about Australia's education systemThis week the OECD released its major education report card comparing school sy
The truth about Australia's education system
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
This week the OECD released its major education report card comparing school systems and higher education in 35 advanced economies. Federal education minister Simon Birmingham seized on the report, Education at a Glance, saying while it highlighted... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The truth about Australia's education systemThis week the OECD released its major education report card comparing school sy
The truth about Australia's education system
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
This week the OECD released its major education report card comparing school systems and higher education in 35 advanced economies. Federal education minister Simon Birmingham seized on the report, Education at a Glance, saying while it highlighted... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hekia Parata: the minister overhauling the schooling systemEducation Minister Hekia Parata in her Beehive office and in front of artwork b
Hekia Parata: the minister overhauling the schooling system
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Education Minister Hekia Parata in her Beehive office and in front of artwork by Jimmy James Kouratoras. NZ Herald Photograph by Mark Mitchell. Hekia Parata grew up in Ruatoria as one of 10 siblings, helped get the Hamilton game called off during... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 14 September 2016the call for government, business and civil society to consolidate the social c
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 14 September 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
the call for government, business and civil society to consolidate the social compact in the implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP), through the Nine-Point Plan so as to further counteract the current economic conditions and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Promises to Keep, Less to Spendlikely the most sweeping in living memory, are aimed at trimming the wage bill
Promises to Keep, Less to Spend
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
likely the most sweeping in living memory, are aimed at trimming the wage bill to spare funding for operational costs and education reform projects. The Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Ministry and the Primary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Students Body Frustrated By Lack of FundsThe Uganda National Students Association (UNSA) is failing in its mandate of su
National Students Body Frustrated By Lack of Funds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Uganda National Students Association (UNSA) is failing in its mandate of supporting students' activities due to a financial crisis, its president Ronah Kemirembe says. Each student in secondary and tertiary institutions is expected to pay a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Teachers want free education for their kidssaid public servants, and teachers in particular, were treated unfairly by the
Teachers want free education for their kids
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
said public servants, and teachers in particular, were treated unfairly by the government. “We also want quality free education for our kids. Questions have been asked why teachers resign in such huge numbers? They resign because they can’t... Read more
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iol.co.za
Natu petitions for free education for teachers’ childrensaid public servants, and teachers in particular, were treated unfairly by the
Natu petitions for free education for teachers’ children
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
said public servants, and teachers in particular, were treated unfairly by the government. “We also want quality free education for our kids. Questions have been asked why teachers resign in such huge numbers? They resign because they can’t... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From #feesmustfall to Budget Battlesstate since the Treatment Action Campaign of the early 2000s was #FeesMustFall
From #feesmustfall to Budget Battles
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
state since the Treatment Action Campaign of the early 2000s was #FeesMustFall in October 2015. The primary demand -- free tertiary education -- is audacious." But, argues South Africa academic and commentator Patrick Bond in a newly published... Read more
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Daily Liberal
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
Daily Liberal / Posted 22 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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The Young Witness
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
The Young Witness / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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The Young Witness
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
The Young Witness / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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Western Advocate
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
Western Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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Western Advocate
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
Western Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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Kiama Independent
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
Kiama Independent / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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Manning River Times
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
Manning River Times / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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The North West Star
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
The North West Star / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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Daily Liberal
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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The Border Mail
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
The Border Mail / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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The Courier
UTAS dropout rate spikesworst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking
UTAS dropout rate spikes
The Courier / Posted 23 days ago
worst dropout rates, with more than 40 per cent of first year students walking away from their degrees – double the national average. UTAS recorded 42.46 per cent of domestic bachelor students dropped out in 2014, compared to 35.76 per cent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Edo 2016 - Igbinedion and the Non-Performance Fablesinterventions: Refurbishing and renovation of over 300 primary and secondary s
Edo 2016 - Igbinedion and the Non-Performance Fables
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
interventions: Refurbishing and renovation of over 300 primary and secondary schools through the State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB. Found an enduring solution to the nagging problem of cultism at the premier state tertiary... Read more
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