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Supreme Court Justice Smokin Wanjala (R) with other judges, 25 March 2013
25/08/2015 - Kenya

Kenyan court ruling on teacher pay will alleviate 'hardship'

Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday said that the government must give teachers a pay rise of at least 50 per cent, upholding an earlier court ruling.
Algerians celebrated 50 years of independence in 2012
21/08/2015 - Algeria

Ghost of French colonialism haunts education debate in Algeria

A proposal for changing the way school children in Algeria learn how to read and write has sparked a storm of protest, underscoring sensitivities about language half a century after independence from ...
Firefights at the Cité des Sciences et Industries Museum at La Villette in Paris on Thursday
20/08/2015 - France

Huge fire at Paris science museum

A huge fire broke out overnight at one of Europe's biggest science museums, the Cité des sciences in Paris, engulfing a building site of some 10,000 metres in smoke and flames.
Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta, a left-hander
13/08/2015 - Africa

African lefties speak out on International Left-Handers Day

How left-handers are perceived is changing in Africa, says Armand Butera, a member of the Left-handers club in Kigali, as members celebrate International Left-Handers day worldwide.

Police officer in Toulouse.
07/08/2015 - France

French student found dead in suitcase in "Breaking Bad" inspired killing

A 23-year old student has been found dead inside a suitcase in the southern city of Toulouse, in a suspected revenge killing. The victim is said to have been killed after failing to pay back a 6,000 euro debt to her drug traffickers.

Students started their Bac with philosophy
17/06/2015 - FRANCE

French Baccalauréat has started with first exam, philosophy

After weeks of preparation, the Baccalauréat exams have begun in France. More than 684,000 students took their seats Wednesday morning to face the first test - philosophy.


African press review 11 June 2015

President Buhari of Nigeria eager to turn Lake Chad Basin summit into anti-Boko Haram war machine, as press piles pressure on him to move out and change the old ways of politicians. 

A striking French teacher carries a placard which reads in Latin, "And you... Najat Vallaud-Belkacem", in reference to the French Education Ministers, as they attend a nation-wide protest against new measures aimed at revamping the country's school system
11/06/2015 - France

French teachers back on strike after talks fail

A last ditch attempt by France's Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem to appease the wrath of teachers over a controversial school reform has fallen on deaf ears, as teaching staff went on ...

African press review 10 June 2015

Nigeria’s new ruling party took of with a wobbly start as backbenchers elected house leaders in a coup.

French press review 4 June 2015

Sepp Blatter, French schools, Greek debts and suspicions about the Sarkozy presidency. If you feel you've heard it all before, you're probably right.