Anglophones say French is being imposed in schools and court rooms in English-speaking regions.
African academics living in the diaspora have access to resources that can really help their peers working on the continent.
As degrees become more commonplace, African graduates are struggling more to find jobs.
Schools and universities in post-colonial contexts still operate within the logic of coloniality. This is illustrated by their language policies.
Women make up only 22% of Parliamentarian seats and 8% of the world’s executives
Before long, you might begin to hear that brutal African phrase that people like to use to silence aspiration: “But did you die?”
An Africa first! Liberia outsources entire education system to a private American firm. Why all should pay attention
It could possibly be the largest and most ambitious privatisation attempt in Africa’s recent history
Living in a resource-rich African nation increases odds of domestic violence, malnutrition and earlier death: study
Thank God you if you don't have oil or minerals - there's a stark "human development penalty" to residing in a resource-rich country in Africa
The gap in learning between schools in remote rural areas and the best urban ones is like the difference between day and night
Bad land laws, rules on water, and need to keep cities happy and fat while hurting the farming countryside, have led nations down a dangerous road.
Thieves with an eye on the bright yellow tablets will be disappointed, as they cannot browse the internet nor be charged independently.
Blunders in Africa: South Africa softens harsh visa rules, Kenya's border wall troubles, but Zambia can be different
South Africa’s economy has been suffering. Placing stringent regulations on tourism was ill-advised and needlessly so
'Head start from behind': Global tech companies scramble to get a piece of Africa's digital learning pie
"In many schools in Uganda, you could have the computers, but they are locked up in the head teacher’s office with clear instructions – 'Don’t touch'"
The ‘Chinese-ification of South Africa’ has many unhappy. How about we beat them at their game instead?
“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart” - Mandela
Singapore has no natural resources, so we it takes the view that its greatest natural resource "walks around on two legs.”
Do you want to learn, or pass exams? There is actually a difference, and this cool tech tries to achieve both
IBM Research-Africa is tinkering with a way to deliver ultra-personalised learning in schools, but an exam-focused education system might trip it up
Student initiatives, eco-buildings and promoting environmental education...nothing is off limits for these continental champions.
After Day of the African Child: Girls threatened by early marriage, but more boys falling behind in school
In parts of Malawi, when a girl reaches puberty, she may receive a night-time visit from an older man – known as a “hyena.”
What use is it memorising avalanches of facts when Google is at your fingertips? School should entail connecting the dots - not just recalling them