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Today I’m discussing:

  • Observing the edtech industry
  • Clubhouse’s Android engineer
  • Francophone Africa’s first Unicorn

A peek at the global edtech industry

Fire on the mountain? A UNESCO report reveals that there are about 258 million out-of-school children globally, and sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rate of education exclusion, with over one-fifth of children aged between 6 and 11 out of school. 

This shows an urgent need to prioritise education. Word on the streets has it that edtech might be a/the way out. 

Africa on the edtech block. It might amaze you to know that Africa’s first virtual university launched in 1997 and was established by a charter signed by 18 African member states. But what’s happening at this virtual university today? Currently, the website is down.

Well, virtual classes…



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