Quality of Education in Africa

girls_education_in_africa-600x397Africa is the most youthful continent in the world with more than 200 million youth aged 15 to 24, and creating productive employment options for all these young people is essential for the future of the continent.

A well-educated and skilled workforce is essential to many investors and employers, and we’ve seen that several employers across the African continent have been highly critical of the fact that there’s an absolute lack of basic and technical education and the skills of graduates.

Just like in the rest of the world, a robust education system is key for economic development and growth in nations across the continent.

The basic quality of primary, secondary, technical, vocational, higher, and post-graduate education is generally measured by workers’ performance on the labor market, and this means that the education system across Africa need to be strengthened …

Cape Town – The Mother City of South Africa

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The Dutch East India Company (the VOC, the world’s first publicly owned corporation), set up an supply station and trading post on Table Bay’s gorgeous shores in the 17th century, but earlier, the surrounding Cape Flats were the San (Bushmen) and Khoi-Khoi’s hunting grounds for hippopotami and all sorts of other larger game.…

Booking in Africa

africa-avatarOf all of the world’s continents, Africa is the third largest. Africa counts 11,608,000 Square Miles, or 30,065,000 Square Km’s, and covers a little over twenty percent of the entire land area of out planet.

The continent was possibly named Africa for the Afridi Tribe. They lived in the northern portions of Africa in the Carthage area, but there are more explanations.

There’s also the theory that the name was derived from “aphrike”, a Greek word meaning “without cold”, or from “aprica”, the Latin word for “sunny”.

Originally, the Romans used the word Africa to denote only the northern portion of the entire African continent.

When should I visit Africa?

Well, this really doesn’t matter so much.

Take a closer look at these considerations:…