TANZANIA – Ilala Municipal Council in Dar es Salaam has given Tusiime Primary School a special award after all its pupils, who completed Standard Seven last year, passed their national examinations and selected to advance to the secondary level.
Professor Stephen Adei, Past Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), on Sunday observed that 50 per cent of children in Ghana do not go beyond nine years of education.
To the Nigerian ruling class, education is a commodity that must be bought and sold in the market for those who can afford it, and not a tool for development.
Despite all the crocodile tears shed by Nigeria’s ruling elites about the country’s abysmal reading culture and declining education standards, the glaring fact is that they have overseen the demise of public education.
Tanzania's Prime Minister, Mizengo Pinda said that apart from the loans challenge, there are other factors facing the country's education sector and called upon education stakeholders to join hands with government in addressing them.
The Tanzanian government has called upon education experts in the country to recommend better ways of financing students of higher learning institutions, saying the current system connot be sustained.
According to a 2007 report on the Cameroon civil status system by the Institut de Formation et de Recherche Démographiques (IFORD), Cameroon faces a real problem of not fulfilling every child’s right to a name and nationality.
Kokpa Pascale Moangue, a Baka Pygmy in southeastern Cameroon, has given his children the one thing he always longed for, but his parents could not give him – an education. And he was able to achieve it by obtaining a simple piece of paper: a birth registration certificate.
Alcohol has been one of the major causes of poverty in many families, communities and also a major source of gender violence, said Mary Ngahyoma, chairperson of Tanzania Girl Guides Association.
Women teachers in Morogoro municipality have urged parents and guardians to stop sending children to buy them alcohol in bars and shops.
The initiative to reward outstanding female students seeks to promote girls’ education.
Rwanda’s Senate’s vice-president, Jeanne d’Arc Gakuba, has called on young girls to work diligently in order to improve their school performance.
Mr Lee Ocran, Ghana’s Minister of Education on Thursday said Government would support the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in the commencement of an open learning system at the pre-tertiary level in the country.
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