Feb 28, 2018

Ghana man teaching computing without computers becomes viral hit

A teacher in Ghana who educates his students on computer technology - without any computers - has become a hit online. After the images were shared thousands of times online, Microsoft promised to send him new computer equipment. Quartz said Mr Akoto's school had not had any computers since 2011, despite the requirement for teenagers to pass an information and communications technology exam as part of their progression to high school. On Sunday, entrepreneur Rebecca Enonchong tweeted to Microsoft Africa, highlighting that he was teaching the use of their product without actually having access to it. On Tuesday, the software giant pledged to send Mr Akoto a computer and give him access to its education material.

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