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Poor Quality Chalk Exposes Teachers To Respiratory Diseases

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Following the orders of Rwanda Education Board (REB) instructing all public schools to receive chalk from contracted suppliers since the beginning of this academic year which kicked off in February, teachers and school leaders around the country have decried poor quality chalk causing them persistent respiratory diseases. The board REB …

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292 Students Suspended in Uganda

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At least 292 students of Church of Uganda Vocational Institute in Soroti District have been suspended indefinitely following their role in a violent strike at the institute on Sunday night. The school founded by Church of Uganda admits boys and girls pursuing technical education in mechanics, driving, brick laying and …

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UNICEF Attributes High Rate of Bullying to School Drop Out

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The United Nations Children’s Education Fund (Unicef) says bullying, sexual harassment, and rape are some of the leading causes of school drop-outs in Namibia. UNICEF country representative, Micaela Marques de Sousa said 41% of the community- based organisations which responded in a qualitative survey gave these reasons as some of …

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Nigerian Students Urged To Embrace Entreprenuership

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  Lagos urges undergraduates to be passionate about entrepreneurship Obafela Bank-Olemoh The Lagos State Government has urged youths, especially undergraduates, to be passionate about always excelling in life, notwithstanding their circumstances.   The Special Adviser to Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, who stated this, also warned them against offering …

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Rwandan Students Urged To Be More Productive

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Rwandan Students have been urged to exploit the different opportunities presented by programmes geared at economic empowerment of young people, while developing a savings culture in order to benefit from such opportunities. The business development officer at CHD Capital, a Kigali-based brokerage firm, made this known, adding that accumulation of …

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Gay Teacher Jailed for Assaulting School Boys

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A Homosexual Kenyan primary school teacher has been sentenced to 90 years in prison by a Kenyan court for sexually assaulting 10 boys who were his students. The 23 year old teacher simply identified as Mugi, will serve nine years for each assault. The sentences will run consecutively. Mugi indecently …

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