Africa Population Institute

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How are you doing students of Africa Population Institute school iam the graduated in public health programme holding Diploma.
API is doing great job in transforming leaders of today and tomorrow from around the globe by offering them with certificates, diplomas, and Bacholer degrees, of different courses. I wish API management a blistful time to continue doing to same spirited to continue generations.
Am a beneficiary for the Institute.
Give us the contact of Africa population:
Hello, accept my request coz I want to join the institution early November
I am a Diploma holder in Public Health, who graduated last year. I am proud to be a graduate at API. Long live API. Long live Dr. Benita Rumanzi. God bless you all.
It is great to be admitted to API doing Diploma in LPSM
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For years, I have been looking for it and lastly I got it in our green land of Africa through Africa population institute. I can now consider myself as someone on the road of success. My thanks goes to (API) Founders and special thanks goes to Dr Ben who use his energy travelling all the way to Aweil {S. Sudan}. Thank you my principle for serving Africa son/daughters.
HELLO API THIS ABDULLAI MARJAN DANGA WEN IS THE NEXT INTAKE N HOW DO I JOIN THE INSTITUTE, WATS REQUIRED...
Am south Sudan juba
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TRAINING: BEST COMPREHENSIVE COMPUTER, ICT, IT TRAINING CENTRE
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P.O. Box 8756 Kampala Plot 10 Entebbe Rd., Kampala City Center
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (+256) 772 502310 (whatsapp) 702 620062 (whatsapp) 200 901991
To provide effective service delivery to our clients, we have support centers in different towns & cities:
KAMPALA | MBARARA | JINJA | ARUA | MBALE | KASESE | GULU | MASAKA | FORT PORTAL | TORORO | ENTEBBE | BUSHENYI | LIRA | HOIMA | RUKUNGIRI | KIGALI| JUBA | BUJUMBURA | GOMA | LUBUMBASHI | KINSHASA | NAIROBI | DAR-SALAAM I BUTEMBO I BUNIA I KISANGANI

An academic institution in Africa offering Distance learning education, started by young professionals with the desire to transform Africa from Poverty Ignorance and Diseases.

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November 2020 Exams Time Table

Exams beginning next week, check out the time table here http://www.africapopulation.net/november-2020-exams-time-table/

africapopulation.net Dear Student Africa Population Institute (API) informs you that examinations for end of semester will begin at your Centre respectively in November 2020

09/05/2020

As we #stay_home to #stay_safe, ensure that you #stay_at the cutting edge of learning!
Contact us now using the information on the leaflet below:

24/02/2020

2020 intake going on! Www.africapopulation.net

[07/18/19]   At this rate of technological advancement, there shall come a time when knowledge will increase to the extent that there will be a separation of the Sprit from soul and body. Hebrews 4:12. Men will choose to reincarnate through others instead of dying. [email protected] by Benita Rumanzi. Daniel 12:4b …and Knowledge shall increase. There will be the greatest neurosurgeons (Teknons/ Sons of God) to do brain transplant just like a memory chip and people will continue to live through others bodies. The scripture shall be fulfilled and the end shall then come

20/03/2019

If you have any friends, relatives, in-laws and out-laws, this is a great opportunity for scholarships

10/01/2019

Don't miss this opportunity!

[01/06/19]   Happy new year to all our dear students and esteemed alumina, 2018 was a great for API since we shifted to our own premises, Now 2019 we hope to reach the far strides! We have intakes for Feb, May, August and Nov. This is also to inform those who finished some time ago to come to their respective centers this February for their academic documents!

[09/17/18]   www.africapopulation.net

02/09/2018

Our New Face

29/09/2017

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Dear Student
Africa Population Institute (API) informs you that examinations for end of semester will begin on your Centre respectively in November 2017

Activity/venue Examination Face to face lectures
Respective dates Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Bor Jongolei State Wed 1st Nov 2017 Thur 2nd Nov 2017 Frid 3rd Nov 2017 New Admissions
Juba - Central Equatorial State Sat 4th Nov 2017 Sun 5th Nov 2017 Mon 6th Nov 2017 New Admissions
Aweil – Northern Bahal Gazel Fri 10th Nov 2017 Sat 11th Nov 2017 Sun 12th Nov 2017 New Admissions
Arua – West Nile Fri 10th Nov 2017 Sat 11th Nov 2017 Sun 12th Nov 2017 New Admissions
Garissa – North Eastern Kenya Fri 24th Nov 2017 Sat 25th Nov 2017 Sun 26th Nov 2017 New Admissions
Kampala – Uganda Any time Of your Convenience From now.
Wau students are still advised to go and sit in Aweil centre while Yei and Kajo Keji center students are advised to either, go to Juba centre or Arua centre depending on the vicinity or proximity of your current location

NB Those who successfully completed their respective courses this year should come for their graduation invitation cards with all the necessary payments while those who finished earlier should come for their documents during the same time as stated in the timetable.

You need to come with your Identity card and also remember that you will not be allowed to sit for exams unless you have completed all your tuition fees for the subsequent semester. Remember our standardize rate have not changed, US Dollar = $200, Kenya Shillings = 20,000 Ksh, Uganda Shillings = 600,000 Ugx and South Sudanese Pounds = 20,000 SSP or any other currency subjected to the equivalence of the above value by API administration.
Remember we also offer short term certificate programs as on our website. You can download the respective full timetables from http://www.africapopulation.net/ap_li.php and mark it on your calendar, make it a point to present yourself for examination because failure to do that will mean an automatic retake / carrying the papers forward until next year which also have a cost implication.

Please inform your fellow course mates about this important communication so that no one misses this opportunity. Also inform your friends who wish to join the institute, that there will be admissions for the new applicants during the same period. Those who finished their course earlier are required to come and pick their documents with payments.
NB. After the examinations you will be oriented for the subsequent semester by receiving the module/ manual /notice together with face to face lectures. You will also receive your assignments and respective course works. So do not miss to be at your centre during the stipulated period. We wish you Success in your examinations!!!!!!

Together we can!
Yours truly,
API Management, Kampala – Uganda

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[08/03/17]   Lord as usual, we are depending on you!

24/01/2017

Africa Population Institute - Downloads

Dear Student
Africa Population Institute (API) informs you that examinations for end of semester will begin on your Centre respectively in February 2017

Activity/venue Examination Face to face lectures
Respective dates Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Bor Jongolei State Wed 1st Feb 2017 Thurs 2nd Feb 2017 Fri 3rd Feb 2017 New Admissions
Juba - Central Equatorial State Sat 4th Feb 2017 Sun 5th Feb 2017 Mon 6th Feb 2017 New Admissions
Wau – Western Bahal Gazel Tues 7th Feb 2017 Wed 8th Feb 2017 Thurs 9th Feb 2017 New Admissions
Kajo Keji County Wed 8th Feb 2017 Thurs 9th Feb 2017 Fri 10th Feb 2017 New Admissions
Aweil – Northern Bahal Gazel Sat 11th Feb 2017 Sun 12th Feb 2017 Mon 13th Feb 2017 New Admissions
Arua – West Nile Sat 11th Feb 2017 Sun 12th Feb 2017 Mon 13th Feb 2017 New Admissions
Garissa – North Eastern Kenya Fri 3rd March 2017 Sat 4th March 2017 Sun 5th March 2017 New Admissions
Kampala - Uganda Any time Of your Convenience From now.
Yei center students are advised to either, Juba centre or Kajo Keji or Arua centre depending on the vicinity or proximity of your current location

NB Those who successfully completed their respective courses should make sure they pay all the necessary dues and come for their documents during the same time as stated in the timetable.

You need to come with your Identity card and also remember that you will not be allowed to sit for exams unless you have completed all your tuition fees for the subsequent semester. Remember our standardize rate have reharmonized, US Dollar = $200, Kenya Shillings = 20,000 Ksh, Uganda Shillings = 600,000 Ugx and South Sudanese Pounds = 10,000 SSP or any other currency subjected to the equivalence of the above value by API administration.
Remember we also offer short term certificate programs as on our website. You can download the respective full timetables from http://www.africapopulation.net/ap_li.php and mark it on your calendar, make it a point to present yourself for examination because failure to do that will mean an automatic retake / carrying the papers forward until next year which also have a cost implication.

Please inform your fellow course mates about this important communication so that no one misses this opportunity. Also inform your friends who wish to join the institute, that there will be admissions for the new applicants during the same period. Those who finished their course earlier are required to come and pick their documents with payments.
NB. After the examinations you will be oriented for the subsequent semester by receiving the module/ manual /notice together with face to face lectures. You will also receive your assignments and respective course works. So do not miss to be at your centre during the stipulated period. We wish you Success in your examinations!!!!!!

Together we can!
Yours truly,
API Management, Kampala – Uganda

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11/10/2016

This is how far the API Main building has gone!!!!!!!

10/10/2016

Africa Population Institute - Downloads

Dear Student
Africa Population Institute (API) informs you that examinations for end of semester will begin on your Centre respectively in November 2016

Activity/venue Examination Face to face lectures
Respective dates Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Bor Jongolei State Mon 7th Nov 2016 Tues 8th Nov 2016 Wed 9th Nov 2016 New Admissions
Juba - Central Equatorial State Fri 11th Nov 2016 Sat 12th Nov 2016 Sun 13th Nov 2016 New Admissions
Wau – Western Bahal Gazel Mon 14th Nov 2016 Tues 15th Nov 2016 Wed 16th Nov 2016 New Admissions
Kajo Keji County Tues 15th Nov 2016 Wed 16th Nov 2016 Thurs 17th Nov 2016 New Admissions
Aweil – Northern Bahal Gazel Fri 18th Nov 2016 Sat 19th Nov 2016 Sun 20th Nov 2016 New Admissions
Arua – West Nile Sat 19th Nov 2016 Sun 20th Nov 2016 Mon 21st Nov 2016 New Admissions
Guru - Northern Uganda Tues 22nd Nov 2016 Wed 23rd Nov 2016 Thurs 24th Nov 2016 New Admissions
Garissa – North Eastern Kenya Fri 9th Dec 2016 Sat 10th Dec 2016 Sun 11th Dec 2016 New Admissions
Kampala - Uganda Any time Of your Convenience From now.
NB Sunday 18th December is a tentative date for Graduation Ceteris Palibus
Yei center students are advised to sit at any other centre of their convenience since we shall not be there during that period because of factors beyond our control

You need to come with your Identity card and also remember that you will not be allowed to sit for exams unless you have completed all your tuition fees for the subsequent semester. Remember our standardize rate have reharmonized, US Dollar = $200, Kenya Shillings = 20,000 Ksh, Uganda Shillings = 600,000 Ugx and South Sudanese Pounds = 8,000 SSP or any other currency subjected to the equivalence of the above value by API administration.
Remember we also offer short term certificate programs as on our website. You can download the respective full timetables from http://www.africapopulation.net/ap_li.php and mark it on your calendar, make it a point to present yourself for examination because failure to do that will mean an automatic retake / carrying the papers forward until next year which also have a cost implication.

Please inform your fellow course mates about this important communication so that no one misses this opportunity. Also inform your friends who wish to join the institute, that there will be admissions for the new applicants during the same period. Those who finished their course earlier are required to come and pick their documents with payments.
NB. After the examinations you will be oriented for the subsequent semester by receiving the module/ manual /notice together with face to face lectures. You will also receive your assignments and respective course works. So do not miss to be at your centre during the stipulated period. We wish you Success in your examinations!!!!!!

Together we can!
Yours truly,
API Management, Kampala – Uganda

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[08/10/16]   Dear API Alumni, you are hereby informed that you stand a chance to do a bachelors degree in just two and a half years since you already qualified with our diploma. The only 2 available courses are 1. Bachelors of Social Work and Community Health (BSCH) http://africapopulation.net/cat.php?catid=17. 2. Bachelors of Business Studies (BBS) http://africapopulation.net/cat.php?catid=19
Any of these courses will cost you $400 per semester with a free computer tablet and all functional fees inclusive hence force being the most affordable in the region.
You will stand a chance for course exemption if you passed it with a B+
Application fee is only $15 and downloadable here http://africapopulation.net/ap_li.php
Yours faithfully, API Mgt,
For queries use [email protected] or call +256772836998

[04/19/16]   Dear Members, Just to inform you that you can now do;
1. Bachelor of Social Work and Community Health
2. Bachelor of Business Studies
At only $400 per semester with a computer tablet of Modules and all functional fees inclusive. Just like you did your diploma, you can now be exempted some courses especially those you passed with at leat a B

[04/13/16]   Dear Student
Africa Population Institute (API) informs you that examinations for end of semester will begin on your Centre respectively in May 2016
Activity/venue Examination Face to face lectures
Respective dates Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Bor Jongolei State Mon 2nd May 2016 Tues 3rd May 2016 Wed 4th May 2016 New Admissions
Juba - Central Equatorial State Fri 6th May 2016 Sat 7th May 2016 Sun 8th May 2016 New Admissions
Yei – South Sudan Tues 10th May 2016 Wed 11th May 2016 Thurs 12th May 2016 New Admissions
Wau – Western Bahal Gazel Tues 10th May 2016 Wed 11th May 2016 Thurs 12th May 2016 New Admissions
Kajo Keji County Sat 14th May 2016 Sun 15th May 2016 Mon 16th May 2016 New Admissions
Aweil – Northern Bahal Gazel Sat 14th May 2016 Sun 15th May 2016 Mon 16th May 2016 New Admissions
Arua – West Nile Sat 14th May 2016 Sun 15th May 2016 Mon 16th May 2016 New Admissions
Garissa – North Eastern Kenya Sat 28th May 2016 Sun 29th May 2016 Mon 30th May 2016 New Admissions
Guru - Northern Uganda Sat 11th June 2016 Sun 12th June 2016 Mon 13th June 2016 New Admissions
Kampala - Uganda Any time Of your Convenience From now
You need to come with your Identity card and also remember that you will not be allowed to sit for exams unless you have completed all your tuition fees for the subsequent semester. Remember our standardize rate have reharmonized, US Dollar = $200, Kenya Shillings = 20,000 Ksh, Uganda Shillings = 600,000 Ugx and South Sudanese Pounds = 4,000 SSP or any other currency subjected to the equivalence of the above value by API administration.
Remember we also offer short term certificate programs as on our website. You can download the respective full timetables from http://www.africapopulation.net/ap_li.php and mark it on your calendar, make it a point to present yourself for examination because failure to do that will mean an automatic retake / carrying the papers forward until next year which also have a cost implication.
Please inform your fellow course mates about this important communication so that no one misses this opportunity. Also inform your friends who wish to join the institute, that there will be admissions for the new applicants during the same period. Those who finished their course earlier are required to come and pick their documents with payments.
NB. After the examinations you will be oriented for the subsequent semester by receiving the module/ manual /notice together with face to face lectures. You will also receive your assignments and respective course works. So do not miss to be at your centre during the stipulated period. We wish you Success in your examinations!!!!!! Together we can!
Yours truly,
API Management, Kampala – Uganda

[03/07/16]   Dear Continuing Students
Africa Population Institute is please to announce that
February2016 Examination results have been released. Please check them accordingly using your username and passwords, in case of any query contact the office of the academic registrar through [email protected] before 20th March 2016.

Please inform your colleagues about it
Kind regards
AR- API

africapopulation.net 11/01/2016

Africa Population Institute - Downloads

Dear Student
Africa Population Institute (API) informs you that examinations for end of semester will begin on your Centre respectively in February 2016
Activity/venue Examination Face to face lectures
Respective dates Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Kajo Keji County Sat 6th Feb 2016 Sub 7th Feb 2016 Mon 8th Feb 2016 New Admissions
Bor Jongolei State Fri 5th Feb 2016 Sat 6th Feb 2016 Sun 7th Feb 2016 New Admissions
Juba - Central Equatorial State Tues 9th Feb 2016 Wed 10th Feb 2016 Thurs 11th Feb 2016 New Admissions
Yei – South Sudan Wed 10th Feb 2016 Thurs 11th Feb 2016 Fri 12th Feb 2016 New Admissions
Aweil – Northern Bahal Gazel Sat 13th Feb 2016 Sun 14th Feb 2016 Mon 15th Feb 2016 New Admissions
Arua – West Nile Sun 14th Feb 2016 Mon 15th Feb 2016 Tues 16th Feb 2016 New Admissions
Kampala - Uganda Any time Of your Convenience From now
Wau, Garissa and Gulu centers is tentatively off the list because of Unavoidable circumstances, we shall organize special considerations sooner than later than later.
Otherwise the rest, You need to come with your Identity card and also remember that you will not be allowed to sit for exams unless you have completed all your tuition fees for the subsequent semester. Remember our standardize rate have re harmonized, US Dollar = $200, Kenya Shillings = 20,000 Ksh, Uganda Shillings = 600,000 Ugx and South Sudanese Pounds = 3,000 SSP or any other currency subjected to the equivalence of the above value by API administration.
You can download the respective full timetables from http://www.africapopulation.net/ap_li.php and mark it on your calendar, make it a point to present yourself for examination because failure to do that will mean an automatic retake / carrying the papers forward until next year which also have a cost implication.
Please inform your fellow course mates about this important communication so that no one misses this opportunity. Also inform your friends who wish to join the institute, that there will be admissions for the new applicants during the same period. Those who finished their course earlier are required to come and pick their documents with payments.
NB. After the examinations you will be oriented for the subsequent semester by receiving the module/ manual /notice together with face to face lectures. You will also receive your assignments and respective course works. So do not miss to be at your centre during the stipulated period. We wish you Success in your examinations!!!!!! Together we can!
Yours truly,
API Management, Kampala – Uganda

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