Nigerian ed-tech startup ScholarX, which has developed a mobile and web platform that helps students access higher education opportunities across the world, is expanding to Ghana...
By Tom Jackson 9 Mar 2017
Advertising agency, TBWA\ Khanga Rue has launched a free 12-class series on entrepreneurship for young people in Tanzania called “Noa Ubongo” or “Sharpen Your Brain” in Swahili…
7 Mar 2017
The acquisition of 51% in the University of Africa represents ADvTECH's first tertiary partnership outside South Africa and is in line with its African expansion strategy…
31 Jan 2017
Canada commits $22.6 Million to support training of African Mathematical Scientists on climate change solutions...
5 Sep 2016
Addis Ababa is hosting the first ever TeachHer master class in Africa to promote the education of girls in key educational fields...
1 Sep 2016
Chevening scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals who wish to study for Master's degree at any British university starting from September 2017...
17 Aug 2016
African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) appoints first Secretary General, Professor Ernest Aryeetey...
1 Aug 2016
A bot for messenger was launched at the International Aids Conference 2016. The bot will provide mothers with a more affordable way to access relevant messages...
20 Jul 2016
The Innovation Africa Summit 2016, one of Africa's leading annual Education and ICT forums, has received confirmations from 17 dignitaries from Africa attending the event alongside their Kenyan counterparts...
AfricanBrains 18 Jul 2016
Tigo signs MOU with the Tanzanian Government to connect secondary schools to the internet...
18 Jul 2016
Over the last 12 months, there has been a 16% increase in ransomware attacks...
20 May 2016
Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training...
12 May 2016
UN Women and Mara Foundation on 29 January, announced a partnership to enable, empower and inspire women entrepreneurs globally.
30 Jan 2014
Tanzanian social enterprise Ubongo will next month launch Ubongo Kids, an interactive cartoon which allows children to participate via SMS, on national television, while launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for further rollouts. (video)
Tom Jackson 9 Dec 2013
NETCB, a local network collaboration and compliance management specialist company, invites technology specialists and experts to join an organised tour from South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania to GWAVACon 2013, taking place from 28-30 September in Düsseldorf.
16 Sep 2013
The deadline to apply for the 2014 East Africa Fellows Program, a year-long leadership development program that focuses on developing the next generation of social change leaders, is 2 September 2013.
22 Jul 2013
A high-level workshop on a new "Partnership for Skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology in Africa" began on Friday, 12 July 2013, in Ethiopia. The three-day event organised by the World Bank and the Government of Ethiopia connects Ministers of Education and Training from nine African countries with a wide range of experts from Brazil, China, India and Korea.
15 Jul 2013
Amid continuing calls to increase primary school enrolment in Africa, a new report urges greater emphasis on the quality of what students learn. The Africa Progress Panel, a policy think tank chaired by Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general, noted in September that "many of the children in school are receiving an education of such abysmal quality that they are learning very little."
Kingsley Ighobor 15 Apr 2013
In January, 60 young Tanzanian children began attending school for the first time, thanks to a project led by Michigan State University (MSU).
5 Mar 2013
20 digital journalism projects have earned US$1 million in funding and technical support as part of the African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC).
29 Nov 2012
Last week's workshop for television producers in Dar es Salaam's City Centre was proof that such gatherings do expand an individual's network. All 12 participants attested to this when asked at the end of the sessions on Thursday [1 November 2012].
Iman Mani 5 Nov 2012
Transparency International and the hosts of the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference (15th IACC) invite young journalists working in the sub-Saharan Africa region to be part of the anti-corruption conference to be held in Brasilia, Brazil from 7-10 November 2012.
7 Aug 2012
Following a call by the African Press Organisation (APO) to African journalists to apply to win an invitation to the 2012 AfDB Annual Meetings, set to take place in Arusha, Tanzania from 28 May to 1 June 2012, Ugandan news reporter Catherine Nambi was selected as the winner and will participate in the meetings.
9 May 2012
The Higher Education and Training Department says R886 million has been invested in connecting South African universities and public research organisations to each other at a minimum speed of 10 gigabits per second.
26 Jan 2012
YoungAfricaLive, a mobile community that entertains and educates young people on topics of love, sexual health, gender and relationships affecting the youth, launched yesterday, 1 December 2011 in Tanzania.
2 Dec 2011
Germany's International Institute for Journalism (IIJ) is set to train East African journalists on covering public spending to improve reporting on national budgets and the use of tax payer's money.
Walter Wafula 7 Sep 2011
Media practitioners from Malawi, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania will be in Kenya for six days where, among other things, they will undergo health and development communication training. The training commenced on Saturday, 25 June 2011, on health and development reporting followed by a session on computer-assisted investigative reporting at Internews in Nairobi.
Gregory Gondwe 27 Jun 2011
DAR ES SALAAM: Under the endorsement of UNESCO, the University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) organised a two-day workshop from 16 to 17 June 2011. Policy-makers, international and local experts discussed the impact of the adoption of open source technologies and open content within common e-learning models, and the higher education system in Tanzania.
27 Jun 2011