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The International Monetary Fund has called on Nigerian and other sub-Saharan African countries to increase investment in their young citizens’ education to boost economic growth. In a piece on its website on Thursday, the IMF said demographic transition may be the biggest single opportunity for the economies of sub-Saharan Africa, but countries would only be […]

A mathematician, Dr (Mrs) Adejoke Adekanmbi Akinseye, has said education and skill development are powerful tools for transformation. Adejoke made the declaration in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, during the inauguration of the Aderoju Ayoade Adekanmbi Foundation (AAA), a vocational skills training center she dedicated to the memory of her late father. In her speech, […]

By Peter Catterall Thousands of delegates from across China will convene in Beijing next week for the start of the country’s annual legislative meetings known as the “Two Sessions”. The tightly controlled voting on legislation already pre-approved by the ruling Communist Party means there will be no major changes. But the meetings do provide a […]

In the nearly 25 years that I spent in school, I produced countless term papers, exams, and presentations, nearly all of which of no value to anyone else. And that goes for most of the 20 million or so college and graduate students currently pursuing higher education in the United States. They produce thousands of […]