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Kagame calls for more higher education investment
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame said recently that Africa still grapples with low numbers of graduates in tertiary education and research and called for heavy investment in the sector, writes Peter Mugabo for News of Rwanda.

According to KTPress, Kagame said: "Africa's gross enrolment ratio in tertiary education is about a quarter of the world average,” adding that more children are attending school but Africa needs more graduates with knowledge and skills to "grow our economies and shape the continent's future".

Africa's experts in different fields converged in Rwanda's capital Kigali to seek concrete solutions and strategies to improve tertiary education and research, under the Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa.
Full report on the All Africa site
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