The state of youth education in Africa

New research from UNESCO shows that the world is off course in meeting its education commitments for the sustainable development goals. This comes as the world marked the 2019 International Youth Day earlier this week, themed ‘Transforming Education’. To discuss the state of youth education in Africa, Femi Taiwo, Executive Director for Leap Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.

Can Rwanda’s Kinyarwanda language be embraced as the language of instruction?

The world just observed the UNESCO ‘International Mother Tongue Day’. Rwanda itself boasts a whopping four official languages including English, Swahili and French, but the one most widely spoken throughout the population is by far the indigenous Kinyarwanda. Now that Rwanda is making its way in the world as a business and touristic force, can the Kinyarwanda language become another product on offer? For more CNBC Africa is joined by Nkomeje Dieudonne, founder of the language school, Imvugo Centre.

UNESCO’s Alice Ochanda talks on challenges women in science face

UNESCO's Alice Ochanda talks on challenges women in science face

UNESCO calls for urgent attention to education before 2030 deadline – Survey

Education is at the core of environmental transformation and will help propel progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.