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Kenya to Host a Global Education Forum

June 6, 2015 • East Africa, Education, EventsComments Off on Kenya to Host a Global Education Forum

Education experts and practitioner across the world will gather in Nairobi, Kenya next month to discuss on education investments in East Africa. The forum, which will be led by Informa Plc, the largest publicly owned exhibitions and training provider in the world, will also explore how increased investment from the private sector can improve education...

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Airtel Nigeria partners with NIPR for conference, education focus

May 28, 2015 • Education, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria partners with NIPR for conference, education focus

With education being the key focus, Airtel Nigeria and the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) have partnered in order to host the second NIPR Lagos stakeholders’ conference. The goal is to put the focus back on telecommunications education in...

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eLearning Africa 2015: Ministers to discuss building on Africa’s progress in education

May 11, 2015 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on eLearning Africa 2015: Ministers to discuss building on Africa’s progress in education

As attention moves from the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), political leaders will join education experts and investors at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa later this month to discuss the role...

Kris Senanu Deputy Chief Executive AccessKenya Group and Dr. Tom Musili, Executive Director Computer for Schools Kenya exchange documents after signing an Memorandum of Understanding that will see AccessKenya fund the training of 200 principals on the use of technology in classrooms at a cost of Kes 1.2 million this year

AccessKenya extends support for teaching and education

April 15, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, Education, Top StoriesComments (1)

AccessKenya has partnered with the Global e-Schools and Communities Initiatives (GESCI) to help improve the quality of teaching of Science, Technology, English and Mathematics subjects in Kenyan schools. Commonly referred to as STEM, it is feared that the...

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Video Interview: George Burgess discusses Gojimo Education App

March 26, 2015 • Education, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Interview: George Burgess discusses Gojimo Education App

George Burgess, one of the world’s youngest successful entrepreneurs at just 22 years old, has developed an education app that assists students in revising for their school exams. The app which has been dubbed “Gojimo” will be available in...

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Can E-learning bridge the national educational gap?

March 11, 2015 • Education, Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Can E-learning bridge the national educational gap?

The recent announcement by the Gauteng provincial government to initiate a paperless classroom project as well as the Western Cape government’s commitment to spend R1.2-billion to implement e-learning in 1 250 local schools, is a significant step toward...

Gartner inc foresees a 17% growth in the public cloud market worldwide

Top 10 Strategic Technologies for Education in 2015

March 3, 2015 • Education, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 Strategic Technologies for Education in 2015

Social and economic pressures are forcing senior education leaders to rethink business models and consider a range of new technologies, to bring down the cost of administering education institutions and scale the business, according to research from Gartner....

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Nigeria: Education sector vulnerable to hackers

February 17, 2015 • Education, Security, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Education sector vulnerable to hackers

The Nigerian education sector embraced online solutions to cater for an improved record management system, e-result checker, and eLearning platform. However, this has led to increased vulnerabilities in portals of universities and other higher institutions of...

Rwanda: Motorists in Kigali can now pay parking fees via mobile platform

Ghana: MTN invests in education and health projects

January 2, 2015 • Company News, Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana: MTN invests in education and health projects

MTN has over the past 7 years spent and invested GH¢ 950,539.37 on various education and health projects across the Upper East Region. Senior Manager in charge of Corporate Communications, Georgina Asare Fiagbenu, disclosed this at the 2014 MTN...

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West Africa: Sonatel reveals digital education project

November 27, 2014 • Education, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on West Africa: Sonatel reveals digital education project

Senegalese operator Sonatel has launched the Orange Foundation’s digital education project for Africa in the presence of the country’s minister of education, Serigne Mbaye Thiam. According to the operator, the project is expected to cover Senegal,...