Tag Archives: Education

04 July 18

Burundi bans pregnant girls and teen fathers from school

Burundi has implemented a ban that forces pregnant girls and expectant teen fathers out of school.

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31 January 18

Rwanda’s first robotics boot camp aims to inspire students

Rwanda’s first robotics boot camp has come to a close after a three-week programme designed to inspire secondary school students.

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20 October 17

A new report says girls in South Sudan are the least likely in the world to attend school

Last week, a new report from One Campaign revealed that girls in South Sudan are the world’s least likely to attend school. The report, entitled Poverty is Sexist: Why educating every girl is good for everyone, estimates that 130 million girls
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28 April 17

Only Africa can put a stop to drain brain

Africa’s brain drain is well documented. Too many of the continent’s best minds leave their home country to study and work abroad, many of whom never return to the place they were born. The implications on African countries are widespread.
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15 February 17

Tanzanian schools criticised for expelling pregnant girls, sexual abuse and corporal punishment

Human Rights Watch has criticised schools in Tanzania for widespread sexual abuse, corporal punishment and a policy for kicking out pregnant girls.

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28 November 16

Uganda: Bridge Schools Accused of ‘Teaching Pornography’

Uganda’s government has accused Bridge International Academies of “teaching pornography” after dozens of its schools were recently shut down.

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27 March 16

Kenya: 38 Injured in Security Scare at Kenyatta University

At least 38 students and staff were injured during a security scare at Kenyatta University on Friday.

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15 March 16

Kenya: 200 Kiambu County Girls Take Part in Microsoft’s DigiGirlz High Tech Camp

More than 200 high school girls from Kiambu County have participated in Microsoft’s fifth DigiGirlz High Tech Camp.

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26 February 16

TSC Forms Committee to Probe Kenya School Violence

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has formed a committee to investigate a video that allegedly shows teachers caning students at Keveye Girls Secondary School.

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