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African online market ‘interests UK universities’ due to Brexit

British universities are showing an increased interest in developing their online provision in Africa since the UK voted to leave the European Union. That is the view of Nicos Nicolaou, chief executive officer of Unicaf, which partners with Western universities to offer business and professional degrees across sub-Saharan Africa through its mobile-friendly platform. It forms part…

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CDC backs education group UNICAF

CDC backs education group UNICAF with $11.5mln

UNICAF, an Africa-focused provider of University-level programs, is receiving an $11.5 million equity investment from CDC, the UK’s development finance institution. University Ventures and Savannah Fund also participated in the round. As part of the deal, former CDC Board Member Jonathan Kydd, a development economist and higher education expert, joins UNICAF’s Board of Directors. The…

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