Dar es Salaam, Sept. 8 -- The government has directed the National Council for Technical Education (Nacte) to re-open a two-week window beginning yesterday for applicants wishing to join tertiary education institutions for the 2019/20 academic year.

Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Dr Leonard Akwilapo, told a press conference yesterday that the two-week window was to enable applicants, who were not selected due to the wrong choice of programmes based on qualifications to join tertiary education.

"Applicants are advised to make a good selection of studies based on academic qualifications set by colleges to get admission.

I wish to invite Form Four and Six leavers with qualifications to utili...