education

Programme Boosts African Entrepreneurship

Educational facilities in Africa are being given a jump-start to improve literacy and support the change-makers of tomorrow. Cameroon-born Madelle Kangha teamed up with her partner, Nigerian social entrepreneur Omotola Akinsola, to offer an alternative to the lacklustre, insulated learning environments widely available. Together they decided not to simply build another school house but to co-found Jumpstart Academy Africa.

Africa in 2014: 10 Things We've Learnt

From the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the schoolgirls' kidnapping in Nigeria to the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius and the conflict in South Sudan, it's been a busy year for Africa. But can you remember some of the quirkier headlines from 2014? Here are 10 things we've learnt in the last 12 months, and these include jollof rice, campaigning by bike, bobble hats, and a rabbit.

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