World Bank to finance advanced STEM education in Africa

Nineteen university-based African Centers of Excellence (ACE) across seven African countries will be receiving a combined grant of $150 million (around R1.6 billion) from the World Bank to help in the advancement of STEM education on the continent.

ACEs in Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Togo and Cameroon will receiving funding to provide training and higher education to students, faculty and civil servants, equipping these young Africans with new scientific and technical skills. Read the full article here