Though it operates with the mission of providing high-quality, low-cost education for all, Bridge has drawn criticism from some education experts and teachers unions for the model it uses to make good on that mission.
Facebook has a new plan to get more of Africa online: Fiber optic cables. The social giant on Monday announced plans to lay nearly 500 miles of fiber cable in Uganda by the end of the year, infrastructure that Facebook believes will provide internet access for more than three million people.
- Sub-Saharan Africa
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s ambitious $3bn aim to “cure, prevent and manage” all disease in one generation is about to take shape in a $600m “Biohub” in Silicon Valley.
- Health Care
- North America