Empowering and preparing the youth in Africa for the future: we need to drive a youth-centred information society, says Nokia...
23 May 2017
Connected learning key to improving education in Africa, says Internet Society study...
12 May 2017
Nigerian ed-tech startup ScholarX, which has developed a mobile and web platform that helps students access higher education opportunities across the world, is expanding to Ghana...
Tom Jackson 9 Mar 2017
Advertising agency, TBWA\ Khanga Rue has launched a free 12-class series on entrepreneurship for young people in Tanzania called “Noa Ubongo” or “Sharpen Your Brain” in Swahili…
7 Mar 2017
The acquisition of 51% in the University of Africa represents ADvTECH's first tertiary partnership outside South Africa and is in line with its African expansion strategy…
31 Jan 2017
Canada commits $22.6 Million to support training of African Mathematical Scientists on climate change solutions...
5 Sep 2016
Ringier Africa supports Africa Leadership University internship programme with digital media interns...
1 Sep 2016
Addis Ababa is hosting the first ever TeachHer master class in Africa to promote the education of girls in key educational fields...
1 Sep 2016
Chevening scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals who wish to study for Master's degree at any British university starting from September 2017...
17 Aug 2016
African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) appoints first Secretary General, Professor Ernest Aryeetey...
1 Aug 2016
A bot for messenger was launched at the International Aids Conference 2016. The bot will provide mothers with a more affordable way to access relevant messages...
20 Jul 2016
The Innovation Africa Summit 2016, one of Africa's leading annual Education and ICT forums, has received confirmations from 17 dignitaries from Africa attending the event alongside their Kenyan counterparts...
AfricanBrains 18 Jul 2016
Over the last 12 months, there has been a 16% increase in ransomware attacks...
20 May 2016
Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training...
12 May 2016
In an aim to provide easy, convenient, effective and useful electronic school search for parents, guardians, educators and students across the country, Digital Education Group, will be launching a new...
16 Jul 2014
In a tiny sweltering tin-roofed shack inside one of Mogadishu's bullet-riddled neighbourhoods, two brothers, Ali Hassan and Mustafa Yare, sit hunched over one of eight humming desktop computers. Together they show Nasteexo Cadey, a young veiled student at Mogadishu University, how to set up her Facebook account, browse YouTube videos and check her e-mail.
Jonathan Kalan 28 Jun 2013
ECOWAS (Economic Community Of West African States) Member States have been urged to establish a mechanism for monitoring and evaluating the efficacy of their National Youth Employment Plans in responding to the youth employment challenges facing the region.
14 May 2013
Dr. Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation, on Monday, 13 May 2013, launched a new foundation initiative that will focus on Africa's youth and employment, Digital Jobs Africa.
14 May 2013
Ghana's minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Nii Armah Ashietey, has called for the introduction of entrepreneurship as a course in institutions of higher learning in ECOWAS Member States.
10 May 2013
20 digital journalism projects have earned US$1 million in funding and technical support as part of the African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC).
29 Nov 2012
Subscribers of MTN Ghana can now learn while on the go with international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle's 'Learning by Ear'. The innovative program is now on the MTN Radio (mRadio) platform and available for just 1 Pesewa per minute by dialing 1303.
Masahudu Kunateh 10 Oct 2012
The rector of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), David Newton has entreated health reporters to establish a cordial relationship with health workers, as a means of gathering accurate information for their reports.
Maame Agyeiwaa Agyei 4 Oct 2012
In an effort to improve Ghana's technology education system, a pilot internet-based software has been introduced to 15 high schools across the country's four key regions.
Masahudu Kunateh 25 Sep 2012
The Annual Gathering of the African Leadership Network (ALN), a membership network of a new generation of leaders in Africa with a single mission is to drive Africa's prosperity, will take place in from 10-13 October 2012 at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel, in Accra, Ghana.
28 Aug 2012
Transparency International and the hosts of the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference (15th IACC) invite young journalists working in the sub-Saharan Africa region to be part of the anti-corruption conference to be held in Brasilia, Brazil from 7-10 November 2012.
7 Aug 2012
For some time now, there has been a growing body of anecdotal evidence to suggest that mobile telephony was having a significant impact on the quality and type of farming that is taking place in Africa. But a recent study conducted by global management consulting, technology and outsourcing services company, Accenture, is providing concrete proof and a deeper understanding of this impact.
Staff Reporter 16 Feb 2012
School infrastructure across Africa has, since the dawn of independence, been deteriorating at a faster pace as maintenance is almost non-existent and building of new facilities stalls. This, coupled with high teacher-pupil ratio, corruption and nepotism, lack of qualified teaching staff and basic teaching material, have pushed the African education system into the doldrums and plunged it into absolute chaos.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 9 May 2011