Zim Has Highest Literacy Rate in Africa – UNDP

Zimbabwe has overtaken Tunisia as the country with the highest literacy rate in Africa, according to the United Nations Development Programme

Zimbabwe has overtaken Tunisia as the country with the highest literacy rate in Africa despite the numerous problems that continue to dog the country's once enviable education sector.

According to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) latest statistical digest, Zimbabwe has a 92 percent literacy rate up from 85 percent.

Tunisia remains at 87 percent. Post independence Zimbabwe's education was heavily subsidised by government resulting in vast improvements from the colonial system.

To read the article titled, “Country leads in Africa literacy race,” click here.

Source: 
All Africa

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