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Betting Company In Sierra Leone Awards Scholarship To Citizens


Mercury International Foundation, a leading Sports betting company in Sierra Leone’s has taken it upon themselves to support education by awarding numerous scholarships. The body disclosed that it will give over One thousand Scholarships to pupils and students from different schools and tertiary institutions across the country and according to a …

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More Girls Than Boys Are Out-Of-School–UNESCO


The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), has revealed that more girls are denied the right to Education than their male counterpart. This was contained in a report by UNESCO Institute for Statistics, where it is stated that no fewer than 16 million girls aged between six and …

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16m Girls Will Never Get A Chance To Read, Write – UNESCO


The UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics (UIS) has revealed that 16 million girls, below age 11, will not get basic education, compared to about eight million boys, if current trend in education continues. The UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, stated this in a new report released on Thursday by the organisation ahead …

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Namibian Government Bans Selfies in Class


The Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa in Namibia have issued a warning to teachers who use valuable “government” time to take selfies in classrooms. In Namibia, mobile phones are not allowed in the classrooms but this has not stopped teachers from posting selfies on social media while …

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