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Unity State Council of Ministers agrees to fund students to study abroad

By Bonifacio Taban Kuich

October 17, 2010 (BENTIU)- The Council of Ministers in Unity state on Friday approved funding to assist six students study outside Sudan.

A total of 40, ($16,885) will be distributed among southern University or colleges students studies in Kenya (20,000 SDG), Uganda (10,000 SDG) and Egypt (10,000 SDG).

Mr. Gideon Gatpan Thaor State Minister of Information and Communication told Sudan Tribune the purpose of the funds was to support student union affairs.

Thaor said that his government has already given two scholarships for two students to study their masters degree abroad.

One is attending Daystar University Nairobi and the other student studies in Metropolitans University in London United Kingdom.

Thaor said the state government has also announced it that it would pay the company.,which collects garbage in Bentiu town, 3SDG for each household they visit.

(ST)