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AIMS launches novel masters in machine intelligence, a first in Africa
17-10-2018 | 06:36:54
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) launched its African Masters in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) at its AIMS Rwanda Campus in partnership with Facebook and Google.
UK announces a £12 mn fund to support education reforms in Egypt
16-10-2018 | 13:52:50
The UK fund will include support for teacher training, through the ministry’s flagship education programme, and support children’s education in governorates across the country.
[South Africa] School payment app, Karri, extends its services
16-10-2018 | 07:46:00
The Karri app, launched in April last year, has grown to just under 300 South African schools driven by parent and teacher demand for a solution to school payments.
Obasanjo, Jeffrey Sachs, Afreximbank propose Africa Education Fund
15-10-2018 | 09:00:00
With digital technology and e-commerce, Africa could make revolutionary advances in healthcare, education, the functioning of the private sector economy and other areas.
[Nigeria] Leventis offers free agriculture education
15-10-2018 | 07:35:00
Leventis Foundation Nigeria has marked 30 years of its Agric Training School with the provision of free agricultural education to Nigerians.
Andela appoints Clément Uwajeneza as Country Director for Rwanda
10-10-2018 | 09:43:00
Andela has announced the appointment of Clément Uwajeneza as Country Director for Rwanda. Clement joins Andela with an illustrious career in the ICT sector in Rwanda that includes over a decade of experience establishing and leading organizations that have built digital products reaching over one million Rwandans monthly.
Modest rebound continues in Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
09-10-2018 | 11:38:42
Growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is projected to rebound to an average of 2% in 2018, up from an average 1.4% in 2017 according to a new World Bank report.
Sendy partners with Yamaha to train its riders on safety
03-10-2018 | 12:12:48
Kenyan based delivery platform Sendy has announced a new partnership with Yamaha to train its motorcycle riders on safety and marketing.
Cerego, ALU target African future leaders with innovation
03-10-2018 | 06:46:00
Cerego, a player in predictive learning technology, has partnered with African Leadership University (ALU) for the 2018 admissions cycle.
AfDB approves $50m facility to support Nigeria’s rural population
28-09-2018 | 06:05:00
The African Development Bank has approved a $50 million line of credit to Nigeria’s Sterling Bank Plc to support micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in strategic sectors.
MEST unveils its fourth tech hub in Nairobi
26-09-2018 | 08:09:00
The Nairobi space will also host the new East African office of its parent brand, a global leader in media intelligence and AI-Driven Outside Insight, Meltwater, who is also expanding into the region.
MTN Zambia, Astria Learning pact connects youth to college education
25-09-2018 | 06:25:24
The renewed partnership between Astria Learning, a global e-learning solutions provider and Zambia’s telecommunications company, MTN Zambia has seen a larger percentage of Zambia’s economically challenged young adults obtain a college level education online.
[South Africa] Wala wins Zambezi Prize for micropayments platform
20-09-2018 | 07:44:00
The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT, has named South African startup Wala as the grand prize winner of the 2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion, as well as the regional winner of the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge.
ALU and MEST partner with Nairobi Garage for their Kenyan operations
19-09-2018 | 06:38:00
The African Leadership University (ALU) and the Meltwater School of Entrepreneurial Technology (MEST) are launching their operations in Kenya in partnership with Nairobi Garage.
[Nigeria] Aster DM Healthcare partners with Afe Babalola University
17-09-2018 | 09:33:00
Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider in Asia, has entered into a partnership agreement with a leading university hospital in Nigeria.
[South Africa Business Week] Monash South Africa is now AdvTech owned
13-09-2018 | 18:08:00
ADvTECH has announced the acquisition of Monash South Africa (MSA), a leading South African private tertiary education institution with students from more than 50 countries.
Kenyans schools benefit from Camara Education e-learning project
13-09-2018 | 08:30:00
Two schools in Kenya have benefited from an e-learning project led by Camara Education in conjunction with Dell and Computer Aid.
SADC scoops first prize at the 2018 Botswana Consumer Fair
11-09-2018 | 09:09:00
The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) scooped the first prize award in the Regional/International and Diplomatic Missions Category at the 2018 Botswana Consumer Fair.
Nigeria, SA and Ivory Coast are Africa's highest reading populations
11-09-2018 | 08:22:00
Opera and Worldreader, the global nonprofit that believes everyone can be a reader, announced on the International Literacy Day that African mobile users have spent more than 4 millions hours of reading books on their mobile phones in 2018.
ADvTECH acquires Monash South Africa
11-09-2018 | 07:51:00
ADvTECH hass announced the acquisition of Monash South Africa, a leading South African private tertiary education institution with students from more than 50 countries.
[Ethiopia] UNIDO Director General praises China - Africa cooperation
11-09-2018 | 06:08:31
The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, congratulated the Government of Hunan province for its continuous efforts to promote investment in Africa under the Chinese Government’s Belt and Road Initiative.
[Kenya] Longhorn Publishers bets on strategic plan to grow profits
06-09-2018 | 06:38:29
Longhorn Publishers PLC has recorded a 17 per cent increase in turnover to close at Shs 1.69 billion against the previous year turnover of Shs 1.45 billion.
[South Africa] Standard Bank to turn tweets into educational tools
04-09-2018 | 11:05:00
Standard Bank is set to launch first of its kind social campaign on Twitter to show that inspiring and positive tweets can be turned into tangible educational tools with the help of 3D printing and laser cutters.
OFID funding supports development in three African countries
04-09-2018 | 07:32:36
OFID, the OPEC Fund for International Development has signed public sector loan agreements totaling to US$37.5 million with Guinea Bissau, Burundi and Uganda to support socio-economic development and living standards in the African continent.
[Kenya] Oserian expands key amenities as industrial park takes shape
31-08-2018 | 14:04:00
One of Kenya’s largest grower and exporter of cut flowers, Oserian Development Company has embarked on an elaborate expansion of its key facilities as it seeks to tap into its newly launched industrial park.
[Kenya Business Week] Championing electoral reforms with blockchain
23-08-2018 | 10:08:00
Kenya’s public institutions have this week increased their investments in technology to improve service delivery and address some of the most pressing problems in a development that is receiving thumbs up from both local and international players.
Ghanaian Government launches ICT Innovation Project
23-08-2018 | 06:14:00
The Government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Communications, is implementing an ICT Innovation Project at the Accra Digital Centre under the eTransform Ghana Project aimed at nurturing Tech Startups to promote digital entrepreneurship and create digital jobs for the youth.
Alibaba offers e-commerce training to Rwandan universities
21-08-2018 | 12:27:59
In its quest to train the next generation of global entrepreneurs Alibaba Business School has unveiled a program tailored to educators in Rwanda.
[South Africa] Zensar and Education Africa connect students to tech
14-08-2018 | 14:05:30
Zensar, a digital solutions and technology services company that specializes in partnering with global organizations across industries on their Digital transformation journey, has partnered with Education Africa to sponsor 10 students from the region.
[Egypt] Temenos and AUC Venture Lab to accelerate fintech innovation
13-08-2018 | 12:23:13
The Venture lab at The American University in Cairo, AUC Venture Lab and Temenos, the banking software company, have announced their intention to collaborate and strengthen the fintech ecosystem in Cairo.
[Kenya] KAM partners with UoN to promote ethical business practices
06-08-2018 | 08:38:00
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has partnered with the University of Nairobi (UoN) to develop strategies that promote ethical and legal business practices within the private sector.
WITS Enterprise launches unit to focus on entrepreneurial development
06-08-2018 | 08:28:00
WITS Enterprise has welcomed a new unit to its fold, The Entrepreneurial Wayz
[Nigeria Business Week] Courting economic expansion one deal at a time
03-08-2018 | 21:15:00
International organisations have shown an increased interest in the Nigerian economy since the stablization of the dollar and the exit from the recent crisis that befell the country.
SAP Skills for Africa kicks off Nigeria programme
02-08-2018 | 14:00:00
SAP Skills for Africa has kicked off its first ever programme in Nigeria at an orientation event held in Lagos.
Mary Chinery-Hesse becomes first female Chancellor University of Ghana
02-08-2018 | 09:29:00
Mrs. Mary Chinery-Hesse has been sworn into office as the Chancellor of the University of Ghana.
AIMS, Google, Facebook launch African Master’s in Machine Intelligence
31-07-2018 | 11:46:00
Today the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences announces the launch of a one-year intensive African Master’s in Machine Intelligence in partnership with Facebook and Google.
[Nigeria] Shell donates science labs to Kwara high school
31-07-2018 | 07:00:00
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCO) has donated four ultramodern science laboratories to Eruku Secondary Commercial School in Ekiti Local Government area of Kwara State.
[Nigeria Business Week] Towards self-dependence, reduced importation
27-07-2018 | 12:34:00
As industries grow, so does the job market, consumer satisfation and investor confidence. Nigeria is gaining a reputation as fertile ground for both business expansion and takeoff point for startups.
[South Africa] Giyani and Rhodes University sign research partnership
20-07-2018 | 13:08:51
Giyani Metals Corporation has signed a research collaboration program with Rhodes University, South Africa, regarding battery-grade manganese within the Company’s flagship Kanye manganese project in Botswana.
Ethiopian Airlines Academy graduates 302 Aviation professionals
17-07-2018 | 07:43:00
Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy has graduated 302 aviation professionals at a ceremony held at the Academy’s Commercial and Cabin Crew Training Building.
University of Western Australia establishes Africa center
16-07-2018 | 06:55:07
The University of Western Australia has established the Africa Research & Engagement Centre (AfREC) to drive innovative and ethical collaborations with the dynamic continent of 55 countries and 1.3 billion people.
[Nigeria Business Week] Ensuring co-operation and diligence in trade
13-07-2018 | 10:46:25
There is no shortage of opinions with regards to what needs to be done to improve economies of Africa. Experts from diverse fields advocate for different solutions, some tailored to fit their field interests, others seeming to stem from a place of general betterment.
[South Africa] Sangari to distribute Veative VR solutions to schools
13-07-2018 | 10:46:00
Continuing its promise to place innovative teaching and learning technologies into schools, Sangari Education has been appointed a distributor for Veative’s educational virtual reality (VR) solutions.
[Nigeria] NNPC, Shell, Total, Eni sign NLNG T7 Engineering Contract
13-07-2018 | 06:42:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Shell, Total and Eni have signed the Front End Engineering Design contract of Train 7 of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas on Wednesday in London.
Marriott launches Tahseen Hospitality Training Program in Egypt
11-07-2018 | 14:00:00
Marriott International announces the launch of Tahseen in Egypt, a hospitality training program developed in response to a growing need for talent within the industry.
[Kenya Business Week] Cementing US trade with direct flights
06-07-2018 | 10:12:00
Known for its aggressive approach in selling its economic sectors, Kenya has this week been on a charm offensive, as both public and private players step up efforts to win investors and grow businesses.
Kenya bets on innovation to tackle growing needs
06-07-2018 | 06:07:27
President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged scientists and innovators to be at the forefront in finding solutions for challenges facing the country.
Imperial College and MIT search for African research collaborators
29-06-2018 | 06:36:17
Imperial College London and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have launched a search for collaborating institutions in Africa to drive innovation from across the continent.
[Kenya] Taaleri increases funding to Cytonn Investment by $21 million
26-06-2018 | 11:59:00
Cytonn Investments, an alternative investment management firm in the East African Region, has secured an additional Sh2.1 billion in funding from their institutional partners, Taaleri of Finland.
Kenya Power launches education and health programmes as part of CSI
26-06-2018 | 09:13:16
Public utility company Kenya Power will spend KShs.13 million to fund Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programmes championed by employees across the country.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: Achieving blended learning in Africa
21-06-2018 | 07:44:17
I contend that the educational system in Africa is ripe for reform, both in terms of the physical infrastructure by means of which educational content is delivered and in terms of the ways in which education is theorised and spoken about.
Land LayBy Technologies partners with Strathmore University Kenya
21-06-2018 | 05:58:47
Land LayBy Technologies is a financial technology company currently operating in the real estate sector in Kenya. The sister Company in Melbourne, Australia subserves the same market segment.
Africa Code Week targets 600,000 youth with digital skills
12-06-2018 | 10:22:49
The 2018 edition of Africa Code Week (ACW) has kicked-off in Madagascar with its first-part series of Train-the-Trainer (TTT) workshops.
[Cameroon] Ministry of Secondary Education adopts MTN Mobile Money
04-06-2018 | 09:17:00
MTN announces the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Secondary Education for the use of its Mobile Money solution for the payment of school fees and related charges in Cameroonian secondary schools.
Uganda to borrow US $84.73 Million from Exim Bank of China to finance tech skills enhancement
29-05-2018 | 14:53:00
Uganda will borrow US $84.73 Million from the Exim Bank of China to finance the National Science, Technology, Engineering and Innovation Skills Enhancement Project
Vodacom Lesotho builds on Schools Connectivity Programme with "Pay School Fees with M-Pesa Campaign"
25-05-2018 | 08:06:03
Vodacom Lesotho is building on its established history of supporting education through the School Connectivity Progamme with the “Pay School Fees with M-Pesa Campaign”.
[Africa Tech Week] Beyond borders partnerships herald new ICT dawn, Great tidings for tech startups, investment in technology soars
24-05-2018 | 15:53:00
The Africa tech week has been abuzz with news of cross border public and private sector partnerships, companies aligning themselves with the burgeoning demands of the continent’s ICT sector and the growing IT spend.
Shell Nigeria spends N14.85bn on GMoUs in Rivers State
24-05-2018 | 08:57:00
A total of N14.86 billion has been invested by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria operated Joint venture on Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) clusters in Rivers State.
Avanti Communications bridges digital divide for 18,000 teachers and 216,000 students in Tanzania with iKnowledge project
23-05-2018 | 06:12:00
Avanti Communications Group plc, a provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa has been feted for its role in deepening ICT and digital skills for teachers and students in Tanzania.
Land LayBy Ghana launches debut land management blockchain masterclass
21-05-2018 | 13:33:00
In an attempt to consolidate the benefits of the market innovation, Land Layby is adopting Blockchain Technology through its sister Companies - Land LayBy Technologies registered in Australia and Kenya.
Land LayBy Ghana launches debut land management blockchain masterclass
21-05-2018 | 12:55:00
In an attempt to consolidate the benefits of the market innovation, Land Layby is adopting Blockchain Technology through its sister Companies - Land LayBy Technologies registered in Australia and Kenya.
[Free Webinar] Study at Wits Business School Johannesburg, gateway to business in Africa
21-05-2018 | 08:35:00
Besides its flagship MBA programme the school has the largest specialized masters’ programmes in South African business schools
[Kenya] Safaricom Foundation launches new strategy to bolster economic empowerment, education and health
18-05-2018 | 06:13:42
Safaricom Foundation unveiled its three year strategic roadmap, which commits to focus on health, education and economic empowerment.
General Electric, Microsoft, Kids Comp Camp collaborate to get more Kenyan girls into science and technology
14-05-2018 | 07:17:00
General Electric and Shining Hope for Communities in collaboration with Kids Comp Camp in Kenya are working together to increase girls’ participation and uptake of careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Nigeria's first Marine Engineering Centre of Excellence commences Masters programmes
10-05-2018 | 08:24:00
The pioneer post graduate students at the Marine and Offshore Engineering Centre of Excellence have commenced studies at Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, involving 18-month academic and field work.
Microsoft co-op with Egyptian ministries, NGOs to train 1,500 women in STEM
08-05-2018 | 07:55:00
Microsoft Egypt has launched a female empowerment campaign dubbed #MakeWhatsNext designed to encourage young females to consider careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related industries.
GE Healthcare collaborates with Kenya Cardiac Society to train cardiac health professionals
07-05-2018 | 07:58:00
General Electric and the Kenya Cardiac Society have entered into a two-year collaboration to offer echocardiography training to physicians and technicians in public and private hospitals in the country.
Atlantic AI Labs opens artificial intelligence research center in Benin
01-05-2018 | 07:45:00
Headquartered in Cotonou, Benin, Atlantic AI Labs™ has dedicated its operations to unleash the potential of AI for sustainable development in Africa
[South Africa] Nerd academy program launches in the Karoo
26-04-2018 | 08:19:05
A nerd alert has been issued by the Karoo Tech Hub, an initiative run by video production company Piehole.tv in collaboration with ProcurementExpress.com
New global digital library to provide free reading resources for Ethiopian children
25-04-2018 | 06:51:19
The Global Book Alliance is launching a new Global Digital Library in Ethiopia to increase the availability of high quality reading resources for children and youth across the country.
GE Power awards R30m of student bursaries in partnership with ESKOM, South Africa’s power utility company
24-04-2018 | 09:22:00
GE’s Steam Power business in collaboration with ESKOM, South Africa’s power utility company, has awarded needs-based bursaries worth up to 30 Million rands to sixty students from the Mpumalanga province.
[Nigeria] The Africa America Institute collaborates with Covenant University for the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship
24-04-2018 | 06:59:00
The Africa America Institute (AAI) just signed an MoU with Covenant University, making the institution the second university partner for the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship (JOFLS).
African Development Bank, African Institute of Mathematics and Science to transform industry-led research in Africa
19-04-2018 | 09:20:00
The African Development Bank and the African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences (AIMS) have initiated a relationship aimed at building an industry-led research institution in the league of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
World Bank provides $500m to Egypt for improving teaching and learning conditions in public schools
16-04-2018 | 08:00:00
The World Bank announced today a new US$500 million investment in Egypt’s education reforms, to support increasing access to quality Kindergarten education, improving the quality of learning and adopting technology as a vehicle to achieve the reform objectives.
Poverty in Kenya declines significantly, but unlikely to be eradicated by 2030, World Bank Economic Update
13-04-2018 | 08:17:00
The proportion of Kenyans living on less than the international poverty line, $1.90 per day in 2011 PPP, has declined from 43.6 percent in 2005/06 to 35.6 percent in 2015/16, according to the 17th edition of the Kenya Economic Update.
New training academy launched to improve driving and road safety in Morocco
11-04-2018 | 09:43:03
Road accidents remain a major challenge to Morocco’s human, social and economic development, causing more than 3,000 fatalities per year.
[Kenya] KCB Foundation and GIZ graduate 350 trainees in Hydroponic Farming
03-04-2018 | 11:21:00
The Foundation and GIZ on Thursday graduated 350 program beneficiaries who have successfully completed a three-month training in the innovative Hydroponic Farming.
Advtech to acquire Makini Group of Schools in Kenya, further grows East Africa offering
03-04-2018 | 08:01:00
Africa’s largest private education provider, JSE-listed ADvTECH, continues to grow its position as the leading provider of quality private education in Africa, with the announcement of further expansion into Kenya and Uganda.
[Column] Nalin Jena: Making textbooks affordable and available for every student in Kenya
29-03-2018 | 09:12:43
Every January just before the start of the new school year, parents in Kenya and across Africa often face a huge headache: purchasing textbooks and school uniforms for the school year ahead.
Next Einstein Forum launches Scientific African Journal to boost global reach of research from Africa
27-03-2018 | 06:05:00
A partnership between the Next Einstein Forum, an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, and Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science, will see the creation of a new pan-African, peer reviewed.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: How East African students can pay for online courses
22-03-2018 | 09:25:00
With developing technology that has promoted reliable and stable internet connectivity among east African countries, students from the region can now take their courses in the comfort of their homes.
Flywire and Flutterwave partner on cross border payments and receivables in Nigeria
20-03-2018 | 14:22:20
Flywire, a provider of global payment and receivables solutions for education, healthcare, and business has partnered with Flutterwave, a payments API that makes it easier for banks and businesses to process payments across Africa.
[Nigeria] Zenith Bank founder, Jim Ovia, pledges ₦250m to the Lagos State Security Trust Fund
20-03-2018 | 08:57:00
The Founder/Chairman, Zenith Bank, Mr. Jim Ovia, has re-affirmed his support to the Lagos State Security Trust Fund by pledging an additional 150 percent of previous donations to the Trust Fund.
Harvard University Center for African Studies wins Harvard Dean’s Distinction Award
12-03-2018 | 13:03:00
The annual Harvard Dean’s Distinction Award was bestowed on the Harvard Center for African Studies (CAS) at an event hosted at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on March 8th, 2018.
Plan International renews contract of ITC Global for communication services in 24 sites across Western and Central Africa
09-03-2018 | 06:57:58
ITC Global, a provider of satellite communications to remote and harsh environments has been awarded a three-year contract renewal by Plan International for service to 24 sites across western and central Africa.
Nigeria’s first Marine Engineering Centre of Excellence takes off at Rivers State University
05-03-2018 | 19:10:00
The Centre of Excellence in Marine Engineering and Offshore Technology is set to open its doors to the pioneer students who are currently being screened in an admission process.
Dangote donates N1.2b to first Business School in the Northern Nigeria, Bayero University, Kano
05-03-2018 | 18:18:00
The business educational development of Northern Nigeria took a new turn at the weekend when Aliko Dangote donated a N1.2 billion ultra-modern business school edifice to the Bayero University, Kano, (BUK), first of such in the northern part of the country.
Africa looks to Ireland for tertiary education
01-03-2018 | 05:53:18
A growing number of top pan-African students are moving to Ireland for their tertiary education, reports Enterprise Ireland South Africa.
[Ethiopia] English Access Microscholarship Program launched at Bahir Dar University
27-02-2018 | 13:14:08
The English Access Microscholarship Program in Bahir Dar has been launched at Bahir Dar University.
[Nigeria] Dangote Cement awards multi million Naira scholarship to 115 in host communities
27-02-2018 | 06:00:00
In a major boost to its Corporate Social Responsibility profile, Dangote Cement Plc, Ibese Plant has announced a multi-million Naira educational scholarship award for 115 students from its 15 host communities for the 2017/2018 academic session.
Orange and OpenClassrooms partner to train young Africans in digital technology
26-02-2018 | 06:35:00
Telecommunication company Orange and online education plattform OpenClassrooms have signed an agreement to provide digital training in Africa.
Honoris United Universities welcomes EMSI and YK Business School to its pan African network
15-02-2018 | 06:32:00
Private pan-African higher education platform Honoris United Universities, says that Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l’Ingénieur, EMSI, Morocco, and YK Business School, YKBS, Mauritius, formally joined the network as member institutions.
Dubai Investments commits $20 million to Africa Crest Education to promote quality education
13-02-2018 | 05:50:21
Investbridge Capital, an independent alternative asset management and advisory firm announced that it has arranged and advised on a $20 million direct investment by Dubai Investments into Africa Crest Education Holdings.
[South Africa] E2 invests $385,000 in Numeric to boost maths training in primary schools
12-02-2018 | 12:08:00
South African impact investor, E2 Investments (Pty) Ltd has announced its investment of R4.6 million in Numeric, a non-profit social enterprise delivering after-school mathematics to thousands of learners in South African primary schools.
[Cape Verde] Makeblock partners with government to bridge STEAM education gap
09-02-2018 | 06:26:12
Makeblock, the global provider of STEAM education solutions, has teamed up with the government of Cape Verde on a mission to bridge STEAM education gap on Cape Verde Islands, Africa.
Facebook joins hands with partners across Africa for a safer Internet
06-02-2018 | 13:20:00
Celebrating Safer Internet Day, Facebook has announced a number of partnerships across Africa with over 20 institutions to explore ways to make the Internet safer for all.
Orange and the CNED team up to distribute educational content on smartphones in Africa
05-02-2018 | 06:55:15
Orange and the National Distance Learning Centre, CNED, have announced a partnership to facilitate access to educational content on smartphones in Africa.
USAID and Ministry of Education strengthen Egyptian technical education with new workshop
01-02-2018 | 06:49:00
The future of technical education in Egypt has received a significant boost with the completion of a seven-day workshop for 1,300 Egyptian technical school teachers and administrators from 60 vocational schools in 11 governorates across Egypt.
[Nigeria] Aliko Dangote donates N1.2b structure for Business School in Bayero University
29-01-2018 | 09:40:00
In his commitment to encouraging entrepreneurship in the country as a way out of the economic doldrums, business magnate Aliko Dangote is donating a N1.2 billion structure for running of business school in Bayero University, Kano.
[Burkina Faso] African Legal Support Facility trains WAEMU members in oil exploration and opportunities
29-01-2018 | 08:14:00
The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) organized two workshops in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on best practices for managing oil and mining exploration and exploitation contracts.