Rector released from prison
A Bolivian constitutional court has ordered the immediate release from prison and full reinstatement of Jaime Robles, rector of the Universidad San Francisco Xavier. Professor Robles has been accused of mishandling a donation from the United States. The university has asked him to provide a written account of his dealings with the US.
Students charged for avoiding Ebola
Makerere University students unwilling to go home to the district of Uganda hit by the Ebola epidemic, are being charged £1.20 a day to remain in their university accommodation over the Christmas break, the Kampala Monitor reports.