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By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 17th, 2013
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By SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY When the  late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti sang his popular number, Teacher, Don’t Teach Me Nonsense, many thought it was just a song but the song had become a reality in time. It was sometime in 2011, when Governor Adams Oshiomhole paid an unscheduled visit to...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 8th, 2013
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Adzokpe, Jonathan There have been many proponents who have argued that Ghana’s educational system needs reforms. One of recent comments was made by Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah, who’s now the President of the Dominion University and a one-time Minister of Education. I believe these commentaries are all targ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Mar 7th, 2013
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TORONTO – The Toronto District School Board has voted in favour of cutting 248 secondary school teacher positions. Eight vice-principal positions were also eliminated as Canada’s largest school board tries to trim a $55 million deficit. Special education teachers and guidance staff, including l...
By IndepthAfrica
In Lifestyle
Sep 11th, 2012
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A male and female teacher were arrested on Monday accused of having sex with a 16-year-old high school student. The couple – Bambi Dewey, 32, and John Stalmach, 31, from Las Vegas – were both charged with solicitation of a minor for sex. Stalmach was also booked also on a charge of sexual...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 16th, 2012
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Freetown – Police used live bullets and tear gas to quell rioting between followers of Sierra Leone’s ruling party and opposition where several people suffered stab wounds, police and witnesses said on Monday. A witness said members of the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) and main...
By benim
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Sep 14th, 2011
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A senior teacher at Othandweni Primary School is alleged to have raped a pupil (15) inside a classroom with other young pupils. The alleged sex act was done during a maths class, in front of other pupils. The Swazi Observer reports that the unbelievable incident, it is said, took place just before sc...
By benim
In Education
Sep 8th, 2011
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Kenyan Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday the government could not afford to hire new teachers as demanded by thousands who went on strike this week paralysing schools in the east African country. Classrooms have remained shut for more than 10 million students at the start of the term ...
By benim
In Education
Jul 18th, 2011
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Johannesburg – Some 15 000 teaching posts remain vacant in government schools in Zimbabwe owing to reluctance by school leavers to join the profession, Zimbabwe’s Herald online reported on Monday. The vacant posts were increasing despite government granting amnesty to teachers who left th...
By benim
In Mozambique
May 16th, 2011
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At 8:00 pm Joana Charles waits outside her class for her history teacher at a school in Mozambique’s capital, while hundreds of children run and play and shout in the dark. Lights from the single-story classrooms throw yellow pools on the sandy playground, while in one corner a few group around...
By benim
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Apr 14th, 2011
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MANZINI, Swaziland – Swaziland’s pro-democracy campaigners are urging determination in the face of police who used water cannons, tear gas, beatings and arrests to put down demonstrations this week. Labor leaders involved in the protests called them off late Wednesday, the second of what would ...