A lower cost base and partnerships with western universities is helping South Africa to develop online courses for students around the world.
A purge of top officials following a failed coup in Turkey broadens even further with the suspension of 15,200 education staff.
An online university is offering 500 refugees from Syria's civil war free places on its degree courses.
Almost a quarter of a million children in Nigeria are severely malnourished, says the UN children's agency.
Top universities will run full degrees online in five years