My impression is that the African Virtual University
still is far from offering own developed degree programs and that it is still dependent [on] a considerable amount of donor money.
The agreement with the African Virtual University
will allow for free access to 70 online ScienceDirect mathematics, computer science, and physics journals by all AVU member institutions.
This booklet describes the African Virtual University
(AVU), an interactive instructional telecommunications network established to provide distance education to the countries of sub-Saharan Africa.
Some examples of his department's projects include financing support of [euro]110m for designing a health insurance programme in Morocco, $60m to assist in reducing maternal mortality in three districts in Tanzania and funding for the African Virtual University
through which African scientists can pass on knowledge through the internet and other IT means.
Admittedly, the objectives are ambitious, including the e-schools project, the East Coast submarine cable project and the African Virtual University
. The session will focus more specifically on how ICTS can be used to achieve other broader objectives, such as building infrastructure, fighting poverty and hunger, capacity building and combating HIV/Aids.
In another African education revolution, Australia's Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) has launched degree and diploma programmes through the African Virtual University
(AVU) - an IT-powered drive to usher African students into the global economy.