24 novembre 2013

Setback for southern node for Pan African University

http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQOQ2e8mceWyPVVFcJDlyvxthNhmSR7fCNS1SUDStQIOlwqvtcjS6qaiABy Ishmael Tongai. A proposal to site the fifth node for the Pan African University, or PAU, on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has been deemed ineligible. The African Union, which is backing the initiative, said Mauritius fell into the continental body’s Eastern Africa region. 
“Mauritius is in the Eastern Africa geographic region of the African Union and will therefore not host the PAU Institute for space sciences, because Eastern Africa is already hosting the PAU Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation,” Beatrice Njenga, head of the human resources, science and technology department at the African Union Commission, told University World News last week. More...

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