Selected private higher education institutions gain final recognition in Republic of the Congo

Recognition of private higher education institutions in the Republic of the Congo is determined by the Ministry of Higher Education. First, private institutions seek the Agrément de creation d’établissement which is the permission to administratively cre

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End of Four-Month Strike at Université Marien Ngouabi (Republic of the Congo)

In September 2017, the teaching and administrative staff at Université Marien Ngouabi went on strike due to unpaid wages and allowances. The strike ended this month as some of the arrears have been paid and negotiations continue for the remainder. Staff

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What's in the Name? Congolese Naming Practices

During Mobutu Sese Seko's authoritarian rule of the Democratic Republic of Congo (also known as Zaire) from 1965 to 1997 Congolese citizens were ordered to abondon their Christian or foreign names and replace them with the traditional Congolese names. Fo

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Publications: Guide to Higher Education in Africa (Sixth Edition)

Guide to Higher Education in Africa, Sixth Edition, [Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 6XS, England; or Palgrave Macmillan, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10010, USA], prepared by the International Association of Universities, 72

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Université Libre du Congo Diplomas Recognized

Université Libre du Congo (ULC) (Brazzaville), a private university founded in 1995 received formal recognition of its diplomas from the Ministère de l’enseignement supérieur (Minister of Higher Education) in February 2011. The state-recognized ULC diplo

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