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 […]

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 […]

Kenya’s Education CS, Magoha reveals one million masks shortage ahead of schools’ re-opening next week

Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha now says his ministry is facing a shortage of one million face masks to for children from poor backgrounds ahead of schools’ re-opening next Monday. The masks are meant for children whose parents cannot afford the safety gear. “Out of the three million children identified by the government, we […]

Kenya’s Education Cabinet Secretary, Proffesor George Magoha warn Head teachers against sending students home for fees

Kenya’s Education Cabinet secretary has directed all public schools to accept learners from private schools. This after many parents have suffered financial constraints after the effects of Covid-19, and therefore can’t afford to secure their learners to private schools anymore. Speaking during the groundbreaking ceremony of Dr Ida Odinga Library, Research, Innovation and Resource Center […]

Education and system of Education in Kenya

My name is Jonathan Mburugu from Kenya, founder of SchoolForAfrica. I struggled to get education in Kenya as it is expensive to most of the ordinary Kenyans( when you’re not government sponsored in higher education). Education is the easiest tool to deliver the poor out of poverty, yes very true! However, where finances are required, […]

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