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11 December 2016

Guest of honour, Prof. Colletta Suda, Principal Secretary in charge of Higher Education, Kenya, officially launches ACE II Project. Looking on is Prof. Alexandre Lyambabaje of IUCEA and Dr.Sajitha Bashir of World Bank

11 December 2016

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IUCEA Executive Secretary, Prof. Alexandre Lyambabaje speaks at the meeting

11 December 2016

Dr. Sajitha Bashir, Practice Manager, Education Global Practice, World Bank

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Technical and Advisory Meeting for Leaders of ACE II

11 December 2016

Prof. Alexandre Lyambabaje and Mr. Moustapha Ndiaye, World Bank Coordinating Director for Regional Intergration at the signing ceremony of the ACE II Financing Agreement

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Guest of honour, Prof. Colletta Suda, Principal Secretary in charge of Higher Education, Kenya, officially launches ACE II Project. Looking on is Prof. Alexandre Lyambabaje of IUCEA and Dr.Sajitha Bashir of World Bank

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Recap of Technical and Advisory meeting

06 December 2016
Recap of Technical and Advisory meeting

The Technical and Advisory meeting for Leaders of Africa Centers of Excellence was held on October 24th and 25th 2016. The meeting was an opportunity for the 24 ACEs to engage in an open dialogue and discussions with peers, experts and RSC members on fundamentals for development of robust and sustainable higher education centers of excellence The objectives of the meeting were: To review readiness for implementation To provide a platform for networking...

Launch of ACE II Project

05 December 2016
Launch of ACE II Project

The Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project (ACE II) was launched at a ceremony at the Inter Continental Nairobi on October 26, 2016. It was attended by Center Leaders, Vice Chancellors, Regional Steering Committee members and officials from the World Bank. The project will strengthen 24 selected centers to deliver quality post-graduate education and build collaborative research capacity in five regional priority areas: industry, agriculture, health,...

World Bank Launches Higher Education Centers of Excellence in Eight Eastern and Southern African Countries

26 October 2016
World Bank Launches Higher Education Centers of Excellence in Eight Eastern and Southern African Countries

The $140 million project will help raise quality and relevance of the region’s post-graduate education in five priority sectors TheEastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project (ACE II) – which seeks to strengthen 24 competitively selected centers to deliver quality, market-relevant post-graduate education in Eastern and Southern Africa – was launched in Nairobi by the Inter University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) and the World Bank. The five-year project...

Africa Centers of Excellence Project to be launched tomorrow

25 October 2016
Africa Centers of Excellence Project to be launched tomorrow

Centers meet to create a roadmap for implementation ahead of the launch Nairobi, October 25, 2016:Africa Centers of Excellence (ACEs) participating in the Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project (ACE II) are meeting in Nairobi, Kenya to finalisethe project preparatory phase and kick off implementation.In attendance are leaders of the centers and vice chancellors of the hosting institutions. Preparations to get the centers ready including their respective...

Media Advisory

24 October 2016
Media Advisory

We are pleased to invite you to the launch of the Eastern Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE II) taking place on Wednesday October 26, 2016 at the InterContinental Hotel, Nairobi from October 26, from 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM.   What: The Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE II) Project, an initiative of African governments and the World Bank, has established 24 Africa Centers of Excellence...

Call for Applications for the 2017 entry for MSc. and PhD Programs in Water Management

10 October 2016

Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) countries face growing challenges related to water resource distribution and its management. The Africa Centre of Excellence for Water Management (ACEWM) is  a regional education and research  institution that is working collaboratively with academic partners, governments, private sector and civil society organizations across the region to solve longstanding water management issues. ACEWM is a World Bank supported Centre established at Addis Ababa University to serve...

World Bank Declares IUCEA Effective

06 October 2016

Kampala – October 6, 2016:        The World Bank has declared that conditions to access funding to coordinate the Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence project (ACE II) have now been met for its Regional Facilitation Unit, the Inter University Council of East Africa (IUCEA). The objective of ACE II is to strengthen selected Eastern and Southern Africa higher education institutions to deliver quality postgraduate education and build...

Meeting Effectiveness Conditions: The latest from ACE II

16 September 2016

The ACE II effectiveness conditions are as follows: Financing Agreement between the World Bank and your Government. Signing of the Performance and Funding Agreement (PFA) between the ACE and the Government. A legal opinion from the Attorney General. Establishment of the National Steering Committee (NSC).  Participating governments and ACEs are currently at different stages of meeting these conditions. This is the status so far: COUNTRY STATUS ETHIOPIA                                                                   Financing Agreement with World Bank Signed Performance and Funding Agreements (PFAs) Signed National Steering Committee Established Legal...

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