Challenges facing Education in Kenya and Africa overall

Corona virus pandemic has worsened already existing challenges in Kenya and the rest of Africa. Despite the efforts put forward by the governments around Africa, education still faces numerous challenges. High Poverty Levels According to Brookings Africa is the last frontier in the fight against extreme poverty. Currently one in three Africans live below the […]

The Great Wall of Benin

The Benin Moat (Iya in the local language) was built as defensive fortification around Benin City during when the kingdom engaged in many wars. The Kingdom was in today’s southern Nigeria and capital was Edo which is known as Benin City today. Quick facts: The Benin walls consisted of combination of ramparts and moats. The […]

Hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria

Kidnappers have abducted hundreds of schoolgirls in northwest Nigeria’s Zamfara state, the state governor’s spokesman said on Friday. This is the second such kidnappings in less than two weeks in Nigeria’s north, where armed militants are surging which is being caused by dwindling security. A teacher said that at least 300 learners were abducted by […]

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 […]

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