University of Cape Town
Two Unilag scholars attract €1,200,000 research grant
Two scholars from the University of Lagos have attracted a total of €1200,000, pounds (N540,000,000 million) for research. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the grants were from the United Kingdom Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund.
Rhodes statue removed in Cape Town as crowd celebrates
South Africa's University of Cape Town (UCT) has removed a statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes that had become the focus of protests. The monument, taken down in front of cheering protesters, will be stored for "safe keeping", UCT's council said. Students have been campaigning for the removal of the statue of the 19th Century…