[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The World Bank has finally approved the $500 million education loan that was delayed following pressure from civil society organisations which raised concerns over schoolgirls’ rights.
[The Conversation Africa] Schools should be safe places.
[News24Wire] Another former senior journalist has been accused of sexually abusing boys while he held senior positions in the media.
[CIO] Education is an essential element that underpins the social and economic advancement of any community, and quantifies its future sustainability. The value of education, therefore, cannot be understated, especially in Africa where more than 20 percent of its population is youthful.
[Daily Maverick] The World Bank is likely to decide soon on whether to proceed with a disputed loan to Tanzania, with human rights activists objecting because of the government’s refusal to allow pregnant girls to continue school.
[Nation] Kenya’s Indian Ocean coast has stunning beaches and is often seen as a tropical paradise, attracting thousands of foreign tourists every year.
[Zimbabwe Standard] TWO years after dropping out of school in Kwekwe, Zimbabwean teen actor Caroline Chipwanyira has struck gold in Nigerian showbiz after securing a role in a potential blockbuster.
IN 2018 A dating app was launched targeting African diasporas in America. CultureCrush was described by its founder as an “inclusive ecosystem”. And if that were not romantic enough, the app promised to be the first to allow users looking for love to search mates by “nationality, ethnicity and tribe”.
[The Conversation Africa] Ethiopia has seen dramatic transformation and change over the past century.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -”What society in a modern knowledge driven global community sets 30% and 40% as pass rates for its children and then sends them on their way with a Grade 9 certificate?” asks Mamphela Ramphele.