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French teacher on talking to students about Charlie Hebdo attacks
13/02/2015 - On-the-spot France

French teacher on talking to students about Charlie Hebdo attacks

After the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in January some French schoolchildren refused to observe the nationwide minute of silence to commemorate the victims.
France's Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem
22/01/2015 - France

French values key to fight against radical islamism, Hollande tells teachers

In a bid to combat radical islamism following the recent terrorist attacks, French schools are being asked to do more to help young people understand the fundamental values and principles of the ...
22/01/2015

African press review 22 January 2015

How Ebola is impacting the economy, children's rights violations during a protest in Kenya and Uganda's teachers going on strike are all topics in today's African papers.

21/01/2015

African press review 21 January 2015

Violence against women is still widespread in Egypt. Kenyatta apologises for the teargassing of schoolkids. Zimbabwe does better on jobs than some people say.

French junior minister Annick Girardin opens an Ebola treatment centre in the Guinea town of  Macenta
20/01/2015 - Report: Guinea

Poor turnout as Guinea schools reopen after Ebola break

In Guinea-Conakry schools reopened on Monday after the government prolonged holidays due to the Ebola outbreak in the country.
Afghan police outside the lycée Istiqlal in Kabul after the suicide attack
12/12/2014 - Afghanistan - France

Taliban targeted culture and creation in Kabul school blast, Hollande

Afghanistan’s Taliban showed their hatred of culture and creativity in Thursday’s suicide attack on a French high school and cultural centre in Kabul, French President François ...
05/12/2014

African press review 5 December 2014

Kenyan MPs recommend tougher anti-terror laws. Sisi wants to ban insulting revolutions. Zilbabwe's vice-president is heading for a fall.
Basque lettering on a funerary stela
09/11/2014 - France

Thousands rally against closure of Basque school in south-west France

Over 5,000 people demonstrated against the closure of an infant school teaching the Basque language in the town of Ciboure in the French Basque country.
The Chosen Ones perform in RFI's studios
18/10/2014 - Report: France - United States

Post-Katrina New Orleans school band talkin’ loud in Paris

While New Orleans was struggling to recover from 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, a city school set up a band that tied in with the city’s famous musical tradition and give its students a chance ...
Liberian schools close in bid to stem Ebola spread
13/10/2014 - International report

Liberian schools close in bid to stem Ebola spread

By this time of the year, schools in Liberia should have opened for the 2014/2015 academic year.
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