Posts Categorized: Africa

Date Posted: November 26, 2014

The first lunar mission to the moon by Africa has been announced and is being spearheaded by the Foundation for Space Development located in Capetown, South Africa. The campaign is being almost entirely crowdfunded and has rapidly build up popularity online through the hashtag #Africa2Moon.   The move is being utilized to inspire the African… Read more »

Date Posted: November 21, 2014

If you’re in the GCC, you might be happy about the educative practices, but you’re certainly not happy about tuition fees in the region. According to Senior Director, Claudia Costin, of the World Bank Group, “Parents in the GCC should get more involved with the schooling of their children, including holding institutions accountable for delivering… Read more »

Date Posted: October 17, 2014

SeekTeachers is proud to announce that it is working with proactive charity African Revival, the charity focuses its efforts on community schools in Zambia and Uganda that have been set up by the locals to help teach their children where resources are scarce. The determination these communities have shown to teach their young students and… Read more »

Date Posted: October 06, 2014

We’ve always been aware of how badly the world needs to be educated and how important a resource for the world a teacher’s capabilities are. But recent days have shed light on just how important teachers are in today’s world. We have a myriad of problems plaguing the planet that can be solved ever so… Read more »

Date Posted: September 17, 2014

Only a week ago, ZANACO National Commerical Bank PLC donated 200,000 Zambia Kwacha ($32,000 or £20,000) worth of learning materials as well as over 900 footballs to 400 schools throughout Zambia. The donation material was handed over to the Ministry of Education secretary Patrick Nkanza at Sunset Stadium by Bruce Dick.   “We are positive… Read more »

Date Posted: September 15, 2014

In a massive step for the country, mining company First Quantum Minerals have started a programme in Zambia aimed at finding equality for girls. The country is known for the negative light that young women, especially girls, are shown in. The programme features activities for young minds to help educate them on positive abilities of… Read more »

Date Posted: September 11, 2014

For the first time in history, North Africa’s education may finally be on the verge of meeting western standards. The countries in the region number seven, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia and the Western Sahara, and are currently seeing a 99% rate of enrolment of children of a schooling age as stated by the… Read more »

Date Posted: September 03, 2014

Earlier this week the government of Nigeria launched the country’s first e-curriculum portal for both primary and secondary schools. The e-curriculum is expected to allow students to have greater access to online resources and to give access to better tools to teachers. The Minster of State for Education, Nyesom Wike, spoke at the event:  … Read more »

Date Posted: August 18, 2014

In a massive stride towards a globally-recognized standard of Education, Egypt has altered its national charter to require the state to spend at least 4% of the national budget on education and at least a further 2% of higher education, if ‘global rates’ are not met, the percentages will be gradually increased, this differs from… Read more »

Date Posted: August 14, 2014

Just recently, Russia launched a celebration of Africa’s cultural heritage in Moscow entitled “Afrofest 2014”. The celebration displays traditional dances, games and food as well as contemporary films and entertainment from 40 countries across the continent. “Russians don’t know what Africa is.” The House of Africa Organization’s President, Serge Phocas Odunlami, said.   Odunlami stated… Read more »