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17.02.2009 Education

Ghanaian delegation leaves for Zain competition in Uganda


A 16-member Ghanaian delegation left

Accra to Uganda over the weekend to participate in the Zain

Africa Challenge, a quiz competition among selected university

students from Africa.
They were selected from University of Cape Coast (UCC),

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

(KNUST), University of Development Studies (UDS) and Valley

View University (VVU).
A statement issued by management of Zain in Accra and

signed by Ms Antoinette Atuah from the Public Relations

Department said students from Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Sierra

Leone, Zambia, Malawi and Uganda would also participate in the

competition that would be telecast live next month.

It said the competition sought to develop the intellect of the

African youth and highlight the excellent educational opportunities

offered by African Universities.
“Education is one of the major corporate social responsibility

for Zain and with an investment of over one million dollars shows

its commitment to education,” it said.
The contestants are expected to answer questions on history,

science, African culture, geography, literature, music and current