Kenya has announced that all schools in the country will remain closed until January as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
A teacher from a remote village in Kenya’s Rift Valley has won the Global Teacher Prize for 2019.
Rwanda has opened its first public coding school where sixty selected students will begin their studies in software programming.
A head teacher in Burundi has been sentenced to five years in prison for attempting to disguise himself as a student and sit a national exam in place of someone else.
Burundi has reversed a policy banning pregnant girls and expectant fathers from school, a month after introducing the controversial bill.
Burundi has implemented a ban that forces pregnant girls and expectant teen fathers out of school.
Rwanda’s first robotics boot camp has come to a close after a three-week programme designed to inspire secondary school students.
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.