Last week, a new report from One Campaign revealed that girls in South Sudan are the world’s least likely to attend school. The report, entitled Poverty is Sexist: Why educating every girl is good for everyone, estimates that 130 million girls
Africa’s brain drain is well documented. Too many of the continent’s best minds leave their home country to study and work abroad, many of whom never return to the place they were born. The implications on African countries are widespread.
Human Rights Watch has criticised schools in Tanzania for widespread sexual abuse, corporal punishment and a policy for kicking out pregnant girls.
Uganda’s government has accused Bridge International Academies of “teaching pornography” after dozens of its schools were recently shut down.
At least 38 students and staff were injured during a security scare at Kenyatta University on Friday.
More than 200 high school girls from Kiambu County have participated in Microsoft’s fifth DigiGirlz High Tech Camp.
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has formed a committee to investigate a video that allegedly shows teachers caning students at Keveye Girls Secondary School.
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says his country is not […]
Ethiopia has banned people from foreign countries adopting children over […]
South Sudan is investigating a potential outbreak of viral haemorrhagic fever […]
A 756-km rail project connecting landlocked Ethiopia with Djibouti has […]
Five pregnant school girls were arrested in Tanzania over the […]