Variations in quality, financing and the length of time students take to complete degree programs were some of the challenges identified to implement the EAC's CHEA at the recent Inter-University Council of East Africa forum.
Even as university authorities seek to assure foreign students of their welfare during the upcoming Kenyan elections, some students have safety concerns about the highly contested August 8 polls, fearing a possible outbreak of violence.
South Africa's ELT industry experienced a 19% growth in student numbers last year, showing signs of recovery from a visa policy impasse that suddenly plugged the healthy flow of students into the country in 2015.
When the mobile phone came out, it was not developed in Africa but many of the innovations in mobile technology actually happened faster in Africa and I think we have the same opportunity in education.
After months of delays, plans to create a Common Higher Education Area across five East African states are finally being realised, with authorities moving with speed to spell out the next steps to make the plan a reality.