http://allafrica.com/static/images/structure/aa-logo-gray.pngBy Issa Yussuf. Zanzibar — EVERY year more and more students and employees are applying for loans to go for higher education, yet the government cannot sponsor all the applicants.
The situation has prompted Zanzibar government to identify alternatives so that all Zanzibaris, who qualify and need to study further, do so.
The increasing number of applicants is probably the biggest challenge facing the Zanzibar Higher Education Loans Board (ZHELB) since it was established in 2011, with the main objectives of sponsoring Zanzibari students and hunt for scholarships worldwide. Read more...