Africa's Education News Source

About Us

Edugist is a pioneer newsroom & lab covering education, leading change and advancing development in Africa.

Belief Statement

Education in Africa is not a priority even though you hear all the speeches of the government. At Edugist, we believe that good journalism can be at the heart of education and that the media can educate rather than sedate the populace.

Access to a quality education is an important right of all children. Edugist believes that an informed, involved public is necessary to strengthen the education in Africa because it holds the magic wang for the development of the continent. 

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Vision & Mission

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At Edugist, we believe that all children deserve a high-quality education. Guided by this vision, we make it our mission to empower the entire education community, from educators and policymakers to business leaders and beyond. As an expert source of news and opinion, research and analysis, events, and more, we cover issues across the field—offering deeper insights and actionable resources, so our audiences can create a stronger tomorrow for all students.

Education has a voice

Edugist is an independent impact media organization telling the story of education in Africa on air, online, communities, and in person. Chronicling what’s happening every day in the continent’s education ecosystem, our newsroom selects the most pertinent headlines from coast-to-coast, provide real-time analysis of developing stories and meet with those making waves in the education world. We cut through the noise and share the most important education news, opinion, radio programs, video and events.

Edugist is a community for everything education and a platform for all stakeholders; teachers, students, principals, policymakers, education researchers or professors, parents, business leaders, or anyone else deeply involved in the field.

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Our Journalism

Latest News & Investigative Reporting

Our expert team of journalists cover the latest news in education and indepth, investigative education Journalism, determined to get past the bluster and explain the facts.

Expert Opinion and Commentary

A provocative 360-degree view of education from top experts, advocates, educators, parents and students. All voices count in this fight for quality education. Edugist provides the platform.

Video and Multimedia Journalism

Our state-of-the-art studio and creative production team power our immersive visual reporting focused intently on education innovators and the parents and students who rely on them.

Data-Driven and Solutions Journalism

With a staff of full-time researchers, Edugist Research Center conducts original surveys, experiments and in-depth data analyses to close the huge education data gap in Africa. Then advocate for solution and report on the outcome.

Radio and other Channels Engagement

Education as a sector is a late adopter to innovation, education journalism is not an exception. We use all platforms; radio, text through USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) short codes, social media platforms and our vibrant, active WhatsApp group

Community Journalism with Artificial Intelligence

Edugist is a loud voice for ensuring our rural schools get fair education funding and attention so that they can remain the beating hearts of our villages – for equity with quality in education. Our bureau system that gives local parents, teachers & students a voice with our newsroom Artificial Intelligence syndication power our community journalism.

Our Programs

Outside delivering our journalism through the different channels listed above, we produce and co-publish stories with media partners. Edugist further supports the education ecosystem with a Jobs and Events Board, a Marketplace, an award-winning studio for content services management and more.

Our facility also hosts Edugist Lab, An innovative hub for education, media and the creative sector, and for incubating and accelerating university startups with a center for projects around disinformation, media literacy and fact-checking.

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The Growth Team

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Our People Are Our Greatest Assets

Expertise defines us, Passion drives us. As Africa’s premier publisher of education news, analysis and information. Edugist’s reporters, editors, researchers and management have vast expertise in the field, with in-depth knowledge of school-related issues and data, education policy and practise, and the news industry at large.

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