News: US University helps slave descendants

A top US university will give extra support in its admissions process to descendants of slaves sold by the university in the 19th Century. In 1838, Georgetown University sold 272 slaves owned by the Washington-based institution. The university set up a project to see how it could make restitution for this involvement in the slave trade. There are also calls […]

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Africa: At over 10,000, Nigeria Has Highest Number of African Students in US in 2016

THE United States government on Tuesday announced that Nigeria has the highest number of students from Africa studying in the US. According to the 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, there were 10,674 Nigerians studying in the US during the 2015-16 academic year. The reported noted that the figure made Nigeria the leading source of African students and […]

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