Africa: How Place of Birth Shapes Chances of Going to University – Evidence From 7 African Countries

[The Conversation Africa] Many newly independent African countries in the 1960s inherited regional and ethnic inequalities in formal educational attainment. These new states bound together sub-national regions of diverse ethnic and religious communities. The regions differed in their exposure to missionary activity – the main vector in the spread of formal western education in the colonial era.Read the Original Article