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AfricaLics PhD Visiting Fellowship Programme

This is an excellent opportunity for PhD candidates based at African Institutions of Higher Learning.

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Benefiting from Africa’s brain migration

Every year, thousands of highly educated Africans, including many of the continent’s brightest academics and scholars, leave the continent to pursue careers in the developed world.

For years, debate has centred on how Sub-Saharan Africa can retain its academic talent and stem the ...

Calls for change in Africa’s higher education

The ‘how’ might be contested but there’s agreement on one thing: universities need reform to help drive development.

Higher education is increasingly important to Africa&r...

African countries urged to strengthen research ties

[CAPE TOWN] African academics are backing a drive to establish closer research and higher-education ties between countries on the continent to boost its development.


The vision is set out in a document finalised last month (January) by the Association for the Developmen...

Making higher education work for Africa: Facts and figures

Sub-Saharan Africa is struggling to produce more and better trained graduates. Irene Friesenhahn explains.

For decades, donors and policymakers have focused on primary and secondary education as the key to development and poverty alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa. But until recently the...

Interactive academic engagement with higher education in Africa

ADAN-UK Annual Meeting.  Date: 3rd July 2014. Venue: Room A76, Business School North, Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham, NG8 1BB.   Time:  12.00 – 4.00 pm

The Workshop Theme: “Higher Education: Making Positive Cha...