May 072014
African Union Second Decade for Education in Africa: The AU and ADEA launch publications on skills for Africa's accelerated and sustainable development

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) launched two series of publications in Yaoundé on April 24, 2014. The launch session took place during the Conference of Ministers of Education of the African Union (COMEDAF VI), […]

Oct 032013
World Teachers' Day 2013: A Call for teachers!

World Teachers’ Day 2013: A Call for teachers! “A Call for Teachers!” is the slogan of World Teachers’ Day 2013 (5 October), which UNESCO is celebrating along with its partners, the International Labour Organization (ILO), UNDP, UNICEF and Education International (EI). Since teachers are the most powerful force for equity, access and quality education, a […]

Sep 142013
AfDB Funds Conakry Electricity Network Rehabilitation and Extension Project

TUNIS, Tunisia, September 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group ( will support Guinea’s Conakry Electricity Network Rehabilitation and Extension Project (PREREC2) with a loan and a grant totaling US $16.66 million approved by its Board on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 in Tunis.   Logo:   The project will […]

Sep 062013
Uganda - Fitness for Africa - Please support

Heather Parisi (@fit4africa ) is someone I met on Twitter and I was delighted to hear about the work she is doing in Uganda through Fitness For Africa  — Mind – Body – Health.  Please visit to find out more and support this venture. I’ve invited Heather Parisi to tell SocioLingo Africa readers about the project: […]

Aug 172013

CFA: Postgraduate Diploma in Museum and Heritage Studies -2014 Date: 13 August 2013 15:45 From: Olusengun Morakinyo, University of the Western Cape <> POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MUSEUM AND HERITAGE STUDIES: 2014 The African Programme in Museum and Heritage Studies, which has been offered since 1988, is the leading training and education programme for professionals and scholars in […]

Aug 012013
Update on Books to Ghana - please help

Back in January I offered Keith Goddard the opportunity to tell readers of SocioLingo Africa more about what he is doing to bring books to children in Ghana as I felt that you may be interested, and might like to consider supporting this initiative.  Keith now has a website I’d encourage you to visit to […]

Jul 272013

TUNIS, Tunisia, July 26, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) ( Board of Executive Directors approved on Wednesday, July 24 an African Development Fund (ADF) grant of US $ 45 million to support the creation of a Pan African University (PAU). The new university consisting of five Pan African Institutes will […]

Jun 172013

President Bongo Announces $200 Million Fund to Finance the Creation of 50 Professional Schools LIBREVILLE, Gabon, June 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — H.E. Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic, announced the creation of a $200 million fund, in association with the New York Forum Institute and with the support of the whole […]

Jun 162013

Strategic agreement in energy sector and four important contracts signed between international companies and Gabon LIBREVILLE, Gabon, June 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Important contracts in education, audiovisual sector, infrastructure and agriculture were signed in the presence of Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba at the occasion of the NYFA 2013 ( A strategic agreement […]

May 272013
DHL Learning and Development Program to Help Bridge the Skill  Gap in Africa

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ —   Program is a key stimulus in the burgeoning skills gap in Africa, allowing local recruitment rather than expatriate staffing   Innovative learning platform has boosted employee morale and is one of the key reasons for DHL’s business growth in Africa   Delivered to over 100,000 […]