Traditionally, secondary schools in Africa have emphasized academic subjects like math and grammar, but there's a new trend emerging. Schools are incorporating curriculum to teach what are known as soft skills to help students succeed in the job market, and in life. To see how it works, reporter Chika Oduah visited schools in Rwanda and Senegal. She has this report for VOA.
Addressing parliament in his first speech as South Africa's president, Cyril Ramaphosa promised to conduct a fierce battle against government corruption — something his predecessor was heavily criticized for. But some analysts say it won't be an easy task. VOA Correspondent Mariama Diallo reports.