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Hundreds of students Thursday protested in the streets of Liberia’s Capital, Monrovia.
As the 16 days of activism against gender based violence continues, men and women have been highlighting the need to stop abuse and violence against women and girls in Africa.
The Open Society Foundations have named a new President.
The Foundations on Wednesday announced the appointment of Christopher Stone, who will take office in July 2012.
For almost three decades, the Open Society Foundations have been committed to promoting justice, human rights, health, and education around the world.
Guinean authorities say more than 500 teachers in the country have abandoned their posts, leaving a gap in the public school system.
According to the country’s Minister of Civic and Primary Education, Dr Ibrahima Kourouma, efforts are underway to address the problem and carry out the redeployment of some 516 teachers.
Blind people in Sierra Leone have been holding programs to celebrate World White Cane Day, which is set aside to raise public awareness about the condition of blindness and the importance of the white cane used by blind people to move about.
“I feel happy, so I’m telling them thank you” says little Salu, one of the many Sierra Leonean students who are proud beneficiaries of an Action Aid International donation of a consignment of educational materials.
Negotiations between the Nigerian government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU broke down at the weekend, prompting the union to call a one-week warning strike starting today, Monday.
Ghanaian Printing houses will soon get a boost in their business, as more than 50% of the text books used by schools will soon be printed in that West African country.
A new study says some 300,000 school age children in Sierra Leone are currently out of school, citing poverty among parents as one of the factors contributing to the problem.
Students of Senegal’s state owned Cheikh Anta Diop University have been clashing with the police, who were trying to stop them from blocking the street in front of the campus in the capital, Dakar.