Sudan’s government has closed all of the country’s public and private higher-education institutions, in the wake of protests sparked by economic conditions.
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.
Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.
Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.