Maps of Africa to 1900

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Jan 092013
Maps of Africa to 1900

You might find the following collection of Maps of Africa helpful in your classes or research. This online collection is growing and will ultimately have many more images available.

Jan 022013
Free Resource - Proposal Writing and Fundraising Toolkit

Help with research funding and proposal writing This toolkit can be found on the Global Development Network website. It provides tips and practical suggestions for applying for funding and proposal writing. It is based on interviews with experienced research fundraisers. I hope this will help you in your search for research funding. Please note that […]

Dec 072012
Madagascar : Profile of a trainee teacher

MADAGASCAR: Liliana Lova Rahoaritsalamanirinarisoa – Trainee teacher, Madagascar AMBOHIMANGA ROVA, 6 December (IRIN) – Liliana Lova Rahoaritsalamanirinarisoa, 25, a single mother from the village of Ambohimanga Rova, about 24km east of Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo, is confident about the future – despite her daily struggles. She lives in a church with her mother and father – […]

Dec 072012

LIBERIA: John Tamba – Teacher, Liberia MONROVIA, 6 December (IRIN) – Lorpu John Tamba teaches mathematics at an elementary school in Paynesville, a Monrovia suburb. He supports four children and his wife with his salary and they live in a small two-room house. “I love the profession and I love being with the kids. I […]

Nov 262012

GLOBAL EDUCATION DIGEST 2012 Opportunities Lost: The Impact of Grade Repetition and Early School Leaving The latest edition of the Global Education Digest reveals the urgent need to address the high numbers of children repeating grades and leaving school before completing primary or lower secondary education. New data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) […]

Oct 282012
Sudan : Education in Darfur

This advocacy brief outlines findings on education from field visits taken by the Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children in 2005 and 2006.

Oct 132012
Report: Double education crisis in Africa

Africa’s twin education crisis drains economies, fuels instability Africa’s twin education crisis is reinforcing inequalities and fuelling political instability, according to a new report published today by the Africa Progress Panel, referring to both the quality and quantity of African education. Between 2000 and 2009, the number of children out of school dropped from 42 […]

Sep 292012
African students go to UC Berkeley

MasterCard Foundation program brings Sub-Saharan African students to UC Berkeley By Gretchen Kell | Media Relations |, (510) 642-3136 For Broadcast: Roxanne Makasdjian |, (510) 642-6051   Video of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars, African students Narissa Allibhai and Lilian Kabelle (video by Roxanne Makasdjian) September 26, 2012 Berkeley For Gift Betty Opar, a young woman from Kenya, it’s the gift of a lifetime, and one she […]

Sep 282012
Disabled children in Madagascar helped by UNICEF mapping programme

Education provision for disabled children in African schools is very limited. As this IRIN article discusses 200,000 children in Madagascar are excluded from school because of a disability. The UNICEF mapping programme is working with communities to identify these children and bring them help. It’s a heartening story – for once! MADAGASCAR: Children with disabilities […]