Botswana Signs its fourth Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2023–2028

Thulagano Merafe Segokgo, Minister of Communications, Knowledge and Technology, and Hua Liu, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, signed Botswana’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2023–2028 on 22 September, and 28 September 2022 respectively. A CPF is the frame of reference for the medium-term planning of […]

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University of Botswana and Khoemacau Mine Explore Possible Areas of Collaboration

Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris and his delegation from the University of Botswana main campus and Okavango Research Institute (ORI) on September 23, 2022 visited Khoemacau mine at Toteng to explore possible areas of collaboration and partnership. The delegation comprised ORI Director, Professor Joseph Mbaiwa, Deputy Director Professor, Olekae Thakadu, Dean of the Faculty of […]

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East African Community growth prospects to be moderate – Deloitte

KAMPALA— Economic growth in the East African Community (EAC) is expected to further moderate to 5.3 per cent this year, largely reflecting increasing global commodity prices coupled with supply chain shocks, according to Deloitte, an international professional services network headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Deloitte released the East Africa Macroeconomic Publication, themed ‘Resilience Through Tough […]

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UN launches first-ever International Finance Facility for Education

UNITED NATIONS— UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and his special envoy for global education, Gordon Brown, launched a multi-billion-dollar International Finance Facility for Education (IFFEd). With the first projects expected in 2023, IFFEd will support education and skills development investments in lower-middle-income countries. With an initial funding of 2 billion U.S. dollars, the facility is expected […]

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Some African Laws Create Difficulty for Young Mothers to Attend School

A new Human Rights Watch report says that in nearly one-third of African countries, teenage girls who become pregnant face “significant legal and policy barriers” to continuing their formal education. Human Rights Watch said Tuesday it examined more than 100 laws and policies concerning education, gender equity, and reproductive health, that are detrimental to the […]

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