A handful of young refugees created Coburwas nearly a decade ago. Today it’s recognized as one of the top-performing schools in Uganda.
The new organization seeks to invigorate more thoughtful public policy in the Republic of Sudan and to train a new generation of development specialists.
The clubs build critical-thinking skills and give students the freedom to express opinions in a structured way.
Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.
Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.
Universities in Sudan have a heritage of political discussion that is increasingly in conflict with the government’s desire to suppress protest.
Deaths from AIDS are declining globally, but they are increasing in the Middle East and North Africa.
Thousands have been abducted to be soldiers in the nation’s civil war. Many more have fled to avoid that fate. Schools are being attacked.
Sudanese academics are searching for a more effective treatment of a rare but destructive disease, mycetoma, that mostly affects poor laborers.
An Al-Fanar Media survey of the quality assurance for higher education in 16 Arab countries found heavy regulation of the licensing of higher-education institutions but little in the way of follow up to monitor quality.