[HRW] Fifteen-year-old “Sophie” was a student in the Central African Republic when the Seleka, the ar med group of mostly Muslim fighters that had ousted the previous government, threatened to kill the students and teachers at her school. The school shut down.
[Nation] The government has scrapped the Sh9,374 school fees which each student in public secondary schools has been paying per year, paving way for complete free day secondary education starting January 2018.
[Nairobi News] Anti-riot police engaged youths in Kibera in running battles on Thursday after the road leading to Olympic Primary School, the biggest polling station in the area, was barricaded with stones.
[Nation] An angry student on Saturday shot dead six of his colleagues and a security guard in Turkana in a deadly revenge mission that lasted three hours after he was expelled from school due to indiscipline.
[New Times] Rwanda needs more innovators, job creators and research-based skills that can make an impact in promoting entrepreneurship that can benefit a bigger community on the labour market, Dr. Papias Musafiri Malimba, the Minister for Education, has said.
[CAJ News] Bamako -HUNDREDS of schools have closed in Mali as the insecurity battering the West African country persists.
[IPS] Rumbek -Elizabeth Ayumpou Balang is a teacher at a nursery and primary school in Rumbek, a town in central South Sudan. It is her dream job, but it did not come easily
[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has spelt out the issues it wants the electoral commission to address before declaring the official presidential results.
[Citizen] Butiama -The government is expected to spend a whopping Sh8.2 billion for mineral resources estimation, a project that would end challenges facing small scale miners.
[Monitor] Pallisa -Authorities in Pallisa District last Friday arrested and cautioned 26 pupils, one student and their parents for absenting themselves from school without giving any clear reasons.