It has long been believed that Africa, particularly among young people and the elderly, suffers from the highest rate of decline in educational achievement. However, several African countries are doing everything they can to increase their literacy rates, including giving cash to strengthen their education sector and mandating adult and childhood education, all in the name of boosting the literacy rate. The fact that certain aspects of African education have improved, such as more students being aware about essential issues and being able to read and write, does not mean that more work has been completed.
President John Pombe Magufuli, TANZANIA
President Magufuli has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the fields of education and chemistry. Since he was elected president of Tanzania in 2015, Dr. John Magufuli has earned the nickname "Tanzanian bulldozer" for his efforts to rebuild the country. He has a Ph.D. in Chemistry and has previously worked as a high school chemistry teacher in the United States.
From 2015 until his death in 2021, John Pombe Joseph Magufuli served as President of Tanzania, becoming the country's fifth leader.
BSC in Chemistry, University of Dar es Salaam
Master’s degree in Chemistry, University of Dar es Salaam
Doctorate in Chemistry, University of Dar es Salaam
King Mohammed VI of Morocco
Mohammed VI of Morocco is currently the wealthiest monarch in Africa, according to Forbes magazine. He graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh with an Abaccalaureate degree in 1981 after completing his primary and secondary studies there. His other qualifications include a bachelor's degree in law from Mohammed V University in Agdal as well as a doctorate in law from the University of Nice in France.
Diploma in Political Science from the CES (Certificate of Advanced Studies).
A DEA in Public Law is a Diplôme d'Études Approfondies in Advanced Public Law.
Mohammed V University in Agdal awarded him a Bachelor of Laws degree.
The French University of Nice offers a PhD in law. Sophia Antipolis is a town in France.
President Thomas Boni Yayi of Benin
Dr. Thomas Boni Yayi has been the president of Benin since the 6th of April, 2006. He is another another African politician who possesses educational credentials.
Qualifications in terms of education:
Ph.D. in Economics and Political Science.
Master of Economics (M.Econ) (M.Econ.)
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