President Trump’s administration has decided to add six countries to the U.S. Restricted Travel List. The new travel ban includes 4 African Countries – Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, and Tanzania. Other African countries included are all in East Africa and include Eritrea, Sudan, and Tanzania.

The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) brings together African secondary school students between the ages of 15–18 for a tuition-free, intensive academic and leadership program that lasts eight-days per session. In 2019 the program will be held in three countries—Ghana, Kenya, and Zimbabwe—between late July and end of August.

Looking for the top colleges in America? You are not alone! Many people are interested in knowing which are considered the best of the best, and they may even be interested in getting their application in. Even with acceptance rates of 7 percent, like at Harvard University, it never hurts to throw your hat in the ring and see if you are one of the chosen ones.

To bring about future peace in Africa, most would agree that good leadership is necessary. This was also the founding vision that the team of founders had when they decided to open the African Leadership Academy in 2004. Located on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa, the non-profit academy is focused on instilling a sense of excellent leadership in Africa’s next generation of adults.

When you think of West Africa, higher education is probably not one of the first things that come to mind. But with the help of schools like Ashesi University, that may change, one day in the future. The University is making great strides in providing a quality higher education to Ghanaians, as well as international students.