The government of Kenya has released Sh37 billion (about $357,790,000) to all public schools towards the implementation of free education, a day after they reopened for the 2018 first term.
Some 200 African students will benefit from the chance to study at a leading university, thanks to a new package of scholarships.
The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) has announced tough measures that includes a 10 year jail term for exam cheats ahead of national examinations in November.
The Director of the Berlin Institute for Population and Development, Reiner Klingholz has told DW that Africa is "by far the worst educationally qualified continent."
The immediate past Executive Secretary of the University Commission of Nigeria, Professor Peter Okebukola has raised concerns about the higher education ranking methodologies saying the process is not all inclusive and transparent because the ranking index does not recognize the rapidly changing landscape of Africa’s universities.