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Nigeria: Etiam/Samsung – Empowering Nigerian Youths Through ICT Vocational Education to Reduce Unemployment, Insecurity

Human capital development of youths that comprise 60 percent of the over 200 million Nigerian population through ICT vocational training has been identified as one of the strategies to curb unemployment and insecurity in the country. The Chairman of Etiam Innovation Systems, Mr. Mark-Anthony Nduka-Eze, explained the benefits to Chris Asika Etiam is a technology …

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Nigeria: 908 Schools Benefiting From National Feeding Programme, Says Lagos.

Lagos State Government has disclosed that pupils in over 908 primary schools in the over 1,000 public schools in the state are benefiting from the School Feeding Programme initiative of the federal government. The state Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, disclosed that the school home feeding programme, which is being handled …

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UNICEF urges Nigeria to ensure safe school attendance

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on the Nigerian government to take all measures to protect schools in the country to make learning safer for children. The appeal was made because of the high-risk school situation in the country due to the ongoing abductions of children in schools. A senior official of UNICEF’s …

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Discrimination in Tanzania’s schools ruins girls’ lives

Tanzania’s first female president, Samia Suluhu, took office in March 2021. Her government has the power to ask education authorities to end the exclusion of pregnant and married girls from public schools. She should urge them to adopt a clear continuation policy, in line with human rights, that allows pregnant and married girls to continue …

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Tanzania: French Embassy-run school expands in Dar

A French school with over 40 nationalities in its student body in Dar es Salaam, taught according to the French curriculum, is gaining popularity in the city and receiving praise from parents. According to the administration of the institution-French School Arthur Rimbaud, Jean-Baptiste Ruzindana coordinator for primary education, the school provides students with the ability …

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Putting an End to School Violence

𝗦𝗰𝗡𝗼𝗼𝗹 𝗩𝗢𝗼𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 is prevalent in all countries and includes physical, psychological and sexual violence, and bullying. The root causes include gender and social norms and wider structural and contextual factors such as inequality in income, deprivation, marginalization and conflict. π—™π—Όπ—Ώπ—Ίπ˜€ 𝗒𝗳 𝗦𝗰𝗡𝗼𝗼𝗹 𝗩𝗢𝗼𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲Numerous factors like cultural understanding of violence, socio-economic factors, a student’s home life …

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Nigeria school abduction: Gunmen kidnap students in Niger state

Nigerian officials say gunmen have kidnapped many students from an Islamic school in Nigeria – the latest in a series of such attacks on schools. Authorities in Niger state confirmed to the BBC that gunmen had seized an unknown number of students from the school in the town of Tegina on Sunday. A teacher told …

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