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Higher Education and
Research in Africa

Higher Education and
Research in Africa

Historic Gathering in Ghana Tackles University Governance

Nearly 200 council members from across Ghana gathered in Accra in September to deliberate current and best practices of university governing boards. As one outside expert told participants, there are “no prescribed solutions” and university councils can best learn from each other.

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OUR GOAL

Africa’s institutions of higher learning and academic communities are key to reaching the continent’s potential. We aim to enhance training, research, and retention of academics in select countries of sub-Saharan Africa.

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Call for Applications: Carnegie African Diaspora Program

Call for Applications: Carnegie African Diaspora Program

New grants will enable 52 African Universities to Host 70 African-born Scholars for collaborative projects

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Peacebuilding in Africa

Peacebuilding in Africa

Explore multimedia coverage of the Wilton Park conference on Peacebuilding in Africa

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Interactive: Raising the Grade

Interactive: Raising the Grade

After a decade of progress, Africa is experiencing a narrative of optimism. But maintaining that progress largely depends on the success of the continent's institutions of higher learning. This interactive explores the Corporation’s long legacy of work with institutions of higher learning and scholars across the continent. 

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