Mobile learning tool launched for poor, rural users

Mobile learning platform to deliver revision materials to connected devices. McGraw-Hill Cos. and Wipro Ltd.'s Wipro Technologies are working together to develop a new mobile...

SOMALIA: Free education “too expensive” for Somaliland

HARGEISA, 25 January 2011 (IRIN) - The self-declared republic of Somaliland has introduced free education at primary and intermediate levels and doubled teachers' salaries...

UNESCO: Education for All

Motivated by its mission to build peace, eradicate poverty and maintain global sustainable development, UNESCO has set a range of objectives. One of them...

Zanzibar: Private Sector urged to support education

Zanzibar President Dr Ali Mohamed Shein has called for increased participation by the private sector in the development of the isles education sector. He said...

South Africa: Increase in Private Schools

Growing numbers of children in SA are going to private schools — 50 percent more children were attending these schools in 2009 than in...

Malawi’s science commission finally takes shape

The National Commission for Science and Technology (NCST) of Malawi has finally burst into life more than five years after it was first announced. The...

Recent Sub-Saharan Africa Tech news in brief

Satellite data receiving station for Gambia A station for receiving satellite data has been installed at the Gambia's National Environment Agency as part of the...

Africa: India to launch educational institutes

India plans to set up a slew of educational institutions in Africa over the coming years in a soft diplomacy initiative at a time...

AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining...

Africa: More investment when leaders study overseas

African leaders who attend universities abroad attract more sustained foreign investment to their home countries than those locally trained, according to a study of...

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