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AFRICAN TRADITIONAL EDUCATION

AFRICAN TRADITIONAL EDUCATION

To understand the history of education in Africa, adequate knowledge of the traditional or indigenous educational system which existed before the arrival of Islam and Christianity is needed. Islamic education was not formally established in Nigeria until the fourteenth century and Christian education came in the nineteenth century. But indigenous education persists even today, showing no sign of disappearance from the scene of education.
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‘Entrepreneurship should be taught in African schools’

‘Entrepreneurship should be taught in African schools’

BY far the biggest employer of people in Africa is what is generally called the “informal sector.” I personally don’t like this title “informal,” preferring something like the “entrepreneurial” sector, but the truth of the matter is that most people in Africa survive and put their kids through school, by being “self-employed” in some sort of business activity.

African agricultural products

African agricultural products

THE gaze of the old, it is said, is focused on the past, the young on the future. It is because of these perspectives that the old is sometimes unable to appreciate the future. Moreover, the older one gets, the easier it is for the memory to play games with one. I remember when I was young, there was a greater variety of fruits and foodstuff than now.

African start-ups to grab over $1M to SpeedUPAfrica

African start-ups to grab over $1M to SpeedUPAfrica

OVER one million US dollars will be up for grabs for African start ups who know their onions. The fund is made available by an investor agencies, including SpeedUpAfrica, which main desire is to speed up the African tech eco system to enable it compete on a global scale.

‘African Telcos prioritize new skills to stay afloat’

‘African Telcos prioritize new skills to stay afloat’

TELECOMUNICATION companies across Africa are increasingly focusing on effectively maximizing their return on investment from data and on monetizing emerging opportunities such as the Internet of Things (IoT) to remain competitive and afloat, the International Data Corporation (IDC) has said.