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2023 Math Challenge

Math Challenge is a virtual prize-based math competition aimed at identifying, engaging, showcasing, and rewarding senior secondary Maths enthusiasts across Africa.

The Challenge encourages mathematical reasoning and fluency in using basic mathematical techniques to solve interesting problems. The problems are designed to make students think and the format is designed to encourage collaboration and teamwork. Participating schools nominate teams of 3 students to compete. Schools win cash prizes, and students win Kibo scholarships.

Benefits to Students


Solve complex and applied math problems


Learn from and share with teammates


Connect with math enthusiasts, STEM experts, and mentors

2021 / 2022 Math Challenge Numbers







The Winner

Graceland International School, 3 Answers correct in 5 Minutes.

Watch Video

Watch this video to learn more about the previous edition of the kibo maths challange.

Upcoming Sessions

Kibo Math Challenge

Feb 18 – Mar 25, 2023

Application deadline

Jan 31, 2023

Qualification rounds

Feb 18, 2023

9 am – 11 pm, 12 – 2 pm GMT


Mar 4, 2023

9 am – 12 pm GMT


Mar 25, 2023

9 am – 1 pm GMT

Registration requirements for schools

Nominate a team of 3 students. Teams must include at least one female student

Ensure that all students can be in a single room/location to join the virtual challenge

Ensure you have a computer that has a good webcam and microphone.

*Other prizes will be announced during the challenge

Some past participants