University students from the East African region will be able to transfer credits from one university to another within the East African Community from February, if the region’s heads of state endorse a plan to create a common higher education area.
UNICAF, an online platform that aims to increase access for African professionals to international standard higher education in sub-Saharan Africa, has received $12m in funding from a consortium of investors.
The route from Africa to France funnels in more than 40% of the international students at French education providers. It has served as a lifeline for France in 2016 as concerns around security have impacted mobility from other student source countries.
A settlement has been reached between the South African government and Education South Africa following court proceedings, after last year's worrying declines in ESL enrolments due to a visa policy impasse.