Kirinyaga schools not ready to reopen – teachers

Kirinyaga teachers cite lack of water, masks spacing for social distancing and lack of teachers. AS IT SHOULD BE: Lessons at Mwingi Primary School on Monday, October 12, in an advance reopening test.Image: LINAH MUSANGI Teachers in Kirinyaga say the government has failed to put in place measures  to contain the spread of Covid-19 when schools reopen […]

The Mount Elgon

Mt Elgon is an extinct volcano and offers similar trekking experiences like Mount Kenya. This mountain last erupted about 20 million ago. It has the largest intact Caldera in the world measuring 40km². This mountain was once tallest mountain in Africa but it was reduced to its height of 4321m making it fourth highest mountain […]

Top 11 best Universities in Africa

The highest ranking institutions of higher learning in Africa mostly comes from South Africa. These 11 universities in Africa are featured in 2021 QS World University Ranking. 1. University of Cape Town This university is the top most prestigious university in Africa, it is also the oldest in South Africa. In the QS 2021 World […]

Rwanda’s Kagame laud some achievements including constructing over 22,000 classrooms in 2020

President Kagame of Rwanda laud a number of achievements in 2020. According to Kagame  Rwanda constructed over 22,000 classrooms across the country, which enabled learners to restart learning while observing social distance. Agricultural productivity maintained a good pace in the wake of pandemic period with more than $400 million earned from agricultural exports. Over 5,000 […]

Nearly half of Kenyans earn below Sh30,000

45.9pc of formal workers take home Sh1,000 a day with only 2.9pc of employees earning more than Sh100,000 a month. Nearly half of workers in the formal sector earn less than Sh30,000 per month, reflecting Kenya’s pay inequality and the burden households face in acquiring basic items like rent and food. The Kenya National Bureau […]

Effects of Covid-19 on Education in Africa

Between April and August 2020, Human Rights Watch conducted 57 remote interviews with students, parents, teachers, and education officials across Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, and Zambia to learn about the effects of the pandemic on children’s education. Human Rights Watch research shows that school closures […]

The oldest university in Africa is al-Qarawiyyin University in Morocco

It’s not the best and most prestigious university today, but it’s the oldest university in the world. According to Guinness World Records and UNESCO, al-Qarawiyyin University (also written as Al-Karaouine) is “the oldest existing institutional of higher learning in the world.” This university was founded in 859 A. D. by a Tunisian-born woman al Fihri […]

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