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DeAfrica Graduation Ceremony in Akobo, South Sudan

Distance Education for Africa ( DeAfrica)  held one of the best graduation ceremonies in East and Southern Africa. The ceremony was held on May 28, 2022, in a remote village of Bilkey, Akobo County, in Jongelei State in South Sudan. The Africa Scholarship Cohort has...

Graduation Ceremony in Nigeria

DeAfrica held its 8th Annual Graduation ceremony in the city of Ibadan, Nigeria on June 4, 2022. It is to be noted that this was her maiden Graduation ceremony in Nigeria. Many dignitaries graced the ceremony with their presence such as the Oyo State Government and...

DeAfrica Botswana Graduation (2022)

DeAfrica is proud to host the largest number of graduations in its 11-year history. This year, we conducted graduations to celebrate our students' achievements in 10 countries: Botswana, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Nigeria, Mali and Senegal....

Transforming Africa Through Distance Education

Transforming Africa Through Distance Education

Sidiki was recently featured on the "Deciding to Win" podcast! Listen below and see the excerpt from Reggie Nsowah below: I had the pleasure to have Sidiki Traore, the founder, and president of Distance Education Africa DEA join me on the show. His inspiring work on...

D.E. Africa Mentioned in Coursera CEO’s Feature

D.E. Africa Mentioned in Coursera CEO’s Feature

We were featured in a feature on The World Economic Forum! Jeff Maggioncalda, the CEO of Coursera, showcased the amazing work of the University of Virginia and Distance Education for Africa as a leading example and blueprint for other institutions to follow. The...

Student Highlight (April 2021)

Student Highlight (April 2021)

AINEBYOONA ROBERT Uganda "I hope this message finds you well. I hereby writing to thank the entire DEAfrica committee in conjunction with the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia administration having completed a course of Entrepreneurship: Growing...

Entrepreneurship: Growing Your Business Specialization

Entrepreneurship: Growing Your Business Specialization

Growing a business needs a dynamic set of skills, ranging from leadership, employee management, strategy, planning, finance, accounting, ethics, accountability, and profitability. This specialization covers challenges faced by private businesses, when they attempt to grow substantially.