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Nigeria: Free Feeding of School Pupils Kicks Off In Kaduna With White Yam And Sauce

By Longtong Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – The free feeding program of the Kaduna State Government has commenced in all public schools across the 225 wards of the state; the first meal been served with – white Yam and Sauce. About 1.8 million pupils are expected to be fed daily in the program. The program was […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Pupils Get N50 Worth Food In School Feeding Program

By Longtong Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – Kaduna State Government has announced that the free feeding program will fully commence on Monday with the provision of trained food vendors to supply all public primary schools across the state. Each pupil is expected to get a plate of food worth N50. Kaduna state Commissioner for Education, Science and […]

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Nigeria: Group Intervenes In Enrolling IDPS Children Into Schools

Kaduna (Nigeria) – A Non Governmental Organization, ‘Community Reading and Information Acquisition Skill Initiative (CRISI)’ have intervened in enrolling some of the Internally Displaced Person’s (IDPs) children and women to acquiring formal and Arabic education in a community in north-western Nigeria. Project co-coordinator of the Organization Maryam Mohammed Barau, who led a team of members […]

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Nigeria: National Teachers Institute Graduates 18,000 Students

By Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s foremost teacher training institute with centres across this country is graduating 18,000 students who took teacher education courses in its 2014 academic year. Director General of the Institute, Dr. Ladan Aminu Sharehu told journalists in Kaduna, Northwest Nigeria, the convocation ceremony scheduled for Saturday will issue certificates to […]

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Fuel Scarcity Impede Pupils Attendance To School In Northern Nigeria

By Iliya Kure Kaduna (Nigeria) — Ismail Hassan has not been to school since last week. His mother is afraid this could go on for a long time, despite the fact that the school may close in three weeks. “He has not written some of his papers in the exams” she said expressing fear that […]

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South Africa: Protesting Students Break Through Parliament Gates

Cape Town – Thousands of protesting students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) and the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) descended on Parliament in Cape Town on Wednesday afternoon ahead of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene medium term budget policy statement (MTBPS). The students forced their way though Parliament’s gates. Stun grenades were fired […]

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E-Readers: Foundation Boosts Literacy Among Children In Northern Nigeria

By Longtong Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – As part of efforts to transform and enhance literacy in northern Nigeria, a Nongovernmental Organization, Hope for the Village Child Foundation (HVCF), in collaboration with Britain-Nigeria Educational Trust Fund (B-Net) has donated E-Readers worth about one million Naira to Primary school pupils in Rimau Gari and surrounding villages in […]

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Kenya: Unions Differ On Planned Third Term Strike Over Pay Increment

Mombasa (Kenya) – Two rival unions have differed over a strike scheduled for next term to protest the Teachers’ Service Commission’s appeal against a salary increase. While the Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) has asked its members not to be in school after the August holidays, the Kenya Union of Post Primary Teachers (Kuppet) […]

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