Lesotho

31 March 2021

Mamdani Talks About his Research Legacy and Work at Makerere

Professor Mahmood Mamdani was the executive director of the Makerere Institute of Social Research at Makerere University, Uganda, from 2010 to the end of February 2022. During this time, he has revamped the institution’s mission and established a robust PhD programme. Read more

SADC Education for Sustainable Development Framework on the Horizon

The dialogue is one of UNESCO’s responses to the aspirations enunciated in the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP) 2020–2030 of SADC, that is to develop and implement programmes, in order to improve human capacities for socio-economic development… Read more

 

31 December 2021

Omicron: Academics Voice Their Dismay Over Travel Ban

African academics have expressed dismay at the move by the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom and other countries to block flights from several African countries following the sequencing of a new, potentially more transmissible variant of COVID-19. Read more

 

30 November 2021

India Sharpens Its Knowledge Diplomacy Focus on Africa

Indian higher education initiatives aimed at helping African countries to develop scientific human resources, bridge the digital divide and upgrade skills – and at attracting more African students to the sub-continent – were unveiled at the India-Africa Higher Education and Skill Development Summit held in New Delhi last month. Read more

 

31 March 2021

NMDS Owes Colleges M350 Million

The government is struggling to pay a staggering M350 million in tuition for tertiary students on state bursaries in local colleges and universities. About 80 percent of students in tertiary institutions are sponsored by the state. Read more

 

29 February 2020

Cengage, Edge Learning Media Expand Access to Learning for SA’s Tertiary Students, Instructors

Cengage and Edge Learning Media are delighted to announce a new partnership in South Africa. This partnership will see Cengage representing Edge’s leading textbook catalogue within the South African public university sector, as well as in Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatini. Read more

Integrating Technology in Teaching and Learning in Universities in Lesotho…

Technology is now considered a critical toll in enhancing teaching and learning in universities owing to the fact that the ubiquitous nature of technology now allows students to access education from anywhere, at any time and at their own pace. Read more

 

31 March 2019

UB Special Education Programme Excites NUL Delegation

A delegation from the National University of Lesotho (NUL) visited the Department of Educational Foundation on March 18, 2019 for a benchmarking exercise. Of particular interest was the University of Botswana Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education. Read more

31 October 2018

Class of 2018 Marks a Decade of Educational Excellence in Lesotho

This graduation ceremony is truly a momentous occasion, not only because of the sheer number of talented individuals who will soon be embarking on highly-rewarding careers in their respective fields, but also because it will mark the 10th anniversary of Limkokwing establishing its campus in the Kingdom of Lesotho. Read more

15 February 2016

Tertiary Institution Should Prioritise Infrastructure Development

Southern African universities should make infrastructure development a priority if they are to offer quality tertiary education. Read more