45 Kenyan students to study in Japan under the African Business Initiative

Forty-five Kenyan students are leaving the country for Japan to join the African Business Initiative (ABI). The initiative, which was started in 2013, is now in its second phase. Last year, a total of 54 students from Kenya joined the initiative, bringing the total of Kenyan students to enrol in the programme

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Obama announces plans to extend visa for international students

President Obama has announced a program that will see international students studying in the US extend their stay in the country through internships and professional training. The Optional Practical Training (OPT) program allows international students to extend their visas for up to 29 months. Students studying sciences, technology, engineering or math

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UK bans 60 universities from taking international students

Sixty universities and private colleges have been banned from sponsoring any new international students to enroll and study following investigations by the UK government on fraudulent English language tests administered by organized criminals. The news was broken by immigration minister James Brokenshire during a statement to the House of Commons on

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How a rare moment of defiance led one Kenyan girl to Yale University

  The one single moment Esther Soma went against her parent’s wish, unimaginable opportunities opened in ways she never thought were possible. At only 20 years, Esther has met and interacted with world leaders and global entrepreneurs and is studying at a prestigious Ivy League University.   Growing up in a Christian household

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World’s most famous University students

Xi Mingze (Daughter of Chinese President) University: Harvard University Year: Junior Xi Mingze is the daughter of China's Communist president Xi Jinping. It recently emerged that she’s a student at Havard studying under a pseudonym and often accompanied by heavy security detail Xi has kept a quiet profile at Harvard. Not much is known

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Kenyan student on a mission to change view of Africa (Video)

If you have studied or are currently pursuing studies in Western countries, you have probably experienced some dim view about Africa, thanks largely to western media. A Kenyan student studying at the Washington and Lee University in the American state of Virginia sought to establish from her fellow students whether the

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