African enrolment expansion

Strategies to help fund university enrolment expansion

By Wachira Kigotho – in University World News.

African countries have been urged to explore creative tax strategies as one way to improve the financing of universities. Dr Patrick Awuah, founder of the private Ashesi University in Ghana, told the African Higher Education Summit that to raise Africa’s enrolment ratio from around 7% to 30% meant governments would have to spend 50 times more on the sector.


Povl Tiedemann
March 2015


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