12 Sub-Saharan African Countries With The Highest Adult Literacy Rates

Literacy has become one of the leading factors in evaluating the development of a country. It gives potential investors an idea of how well a country’s citizens will be able to contribute on the global stage. The following data, gathered by the humanitarian nonprofit, the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF), shows the sub-Saharan African countries with the highest literacy rates

Africa’s top 30 universities

South Africa dominates a snapshot of what a new ranking for African universities could look like, making up two-fifths of the institutions in the list. Egypt is the second most-represented country, with six universities in the top 30 table, which was drawn up by Times Higher Education and measures research impact. Morocco and Tunisia both

Top Tips from Kid who got into 8 Ivies

Harold Ekeh scored the home run of college admissions. He was accepted by every Ivy League school this year as well as MIT and Johns Hopkins. The 17-year-old from Long Island, New York starts at Yale University at the end of August with plans to major in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. These days he’s

The forgotten army of WWII: West Africa’s soldiers in Burma

More than a million African soldiers fought for colonial powers in World War II. Few of them understood why. Survivors received little compensation and veterans are calling for recognition of their rights. The Fourteenth Army, like the Eighth Army, was a multinational force made up from units that came from all corners of the Commonwealth

Maths Whizz Gets 4 A’s At A-Level

Londoner Toyosi Sadare will go on to study at Imperial College A MATHS whizz is today celebrating achieving a clean sweep of top A-level results. British Nigerian Toyosi Sadare, 18, got four A*s – the highest possible grade – in chemistry, physics, maths and pure maths. Toyosi, who attended the sixth form at Oasis Academy

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study – developing Commonwealth country citizens

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the

Top 30 Europe Scholarships for International Students

Each year, billions of Euros worth of scholarships are offered by Colleges and Universities in Europe for international students.  The European Union along with the European Government States also offer government-funded EU scholarships to attract international students into Europe. Like European students, foreign students are eligible to apply to hundreds of Universities in Europe that

Top 23 Most Expensive Secondary Schools in Nigeria With Mind Blowing Fees!

For some years now, private educators are really doing a lot to provide standard and quality education for Nigerians. But the challenge here is, the better the school, the more expensive it will be. Looking at the poor and below-standard conditions of our public schools today, these private schools are getting much more patronage than

Extracting Economic Value From Higher Education: What African Universities Can Learn From Singapore

Yue Chee Yoon of the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore says African universities can learn from Singapore. Yue visited South Africa for the inaugural Africa Universities Summit, under way at the University of Johannesburg. The summit brought together educators, business people and policy makers to talk about moving Africa’s universities forward and building a shared global legacy. The event is part of