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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 ...

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.

African press review 12 September 2014

There are fears of a new Boko Haram attack in northern Nigeria. Ebola fears spread in Nigeria, while kenya keeps its travel ban.
French Education and Research minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, 3 September 2014.
08/09/2014 - France

French education minister files suit over false letter

The French education minister filed a suit on Monday over a false letter which circulated on Internet advising mayors to offer a weekly Arabic language class.

02/09/2014 - France

Fake architect built schools and crèches around Paris over 30 years

A 60-year-old Frenchman, who pretended to be a qualified architect and was behind the building of schools, crèches and homes near Paris, has been given a two-year suspended prison sentence by ...
30/08/2014 - France

French students want more scholarships

With the start of the new school year next week, the National Union of Students in France (UNEF) says the government is not providing enough financial aid to prospective students.
Guinea-Bissau grass roots tackle education crisis
23/07/2014 - International report

Guinea-Bissau grass roots tackle education crisis

One of the major challenges facing Guinea-Bissau's newly elected president José Mário Vaz and his administration is the provision of basic education.