InformAfrica — Latest Africa report going around is that of Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari, whose administration is really determined to make a change for a better Nigeria, by offering free university education in the field of science, technology and education, in accordance with Nigeria budget 2016.
"The illiteracy of the 21st century, will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn."
With over 180 million population, 54 million Nigerians are illiterates; this is according to figures revealed by the Nigerian Federal Government yesterday at the flag-off of the 2015 International Literacy Day celebration, InformAfrica reports.
Latest news coming from Ghana, West Africa’s popular tourist destination, reports the government is in plans to build new public university in the eastern region of the country, InformAfrica have gathered.
Information gathered from Ghana today reports an Educationist advising political leaders running for offices in the country that absolutely free education is not such a good idea, but recommends relatively free education instead.
Latest news from the African diaspora reports two US-based Nigerians to have received presidential recognitions from the White House in Washington DC recently.
A U.S based Nigerian, 22 years of age, has emerged as one of the top graduating students of Johns Hopkins University in the United States. He broke academic record at the institution when he achieved a Grade Point Average of 3.98 out of 4.0 to earn a degree in Neurosciences.
In Tanzania, a cross-section of Arusha residents and activists have decried poor education service delivery in the country, calling on the government and other stakeholders to take serious steps to redress the situation.
More than a thousand UNILAG students and youths have taken over a main artery leading into the business center of Nigeria’s largest city in protest of the unethical name change of the institution by the Goodluck Jonathan administration.
A total of 250 Ghanaians would on Monday May 21, leave the shores of Ghana to undertake various medical science programmes in Cuba for the next six years.