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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:55 - Updated Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:54

Higher Education minister decries fraud in students entering university

Sumbe - The acts of fraud, influence peddling and nepotism to enter universy in Angola are generalized evils that the society needs to combat so that the country can have an education of quality, said on Wednesday the incumbent Higher Education minister, Maria Bragança Sambo.

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Maria do Rosário Sambo, ministra do ensino superior

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The minister, who was speaking to the press at the end of a visit she made to the central Cuanza Sul Province, reaffirmed the need to put an end to this evil that plagues the entrance of students in the Angolan universities.

According to the official it is unacceptable that students with best marks stay out of those selected to attend university, due to bad practices of some institutions’ officials.

In the meantime, the government official added that the Higher Education Ministry is working towards improving the salary and working conditions of the university staff and teachers, in order to prevent them from accepting bribes.    

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