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Uganda : Government Makes Lunch And Sanitary Pads Compulsory

Uganda : Government Makes Lunch And Sanitary Pads Compulsory

Government has resolved to make it compulsory for all learners to have lunch and free sanitary pads while at school beginning next year. A new circular that has gone out to all chief administration officers, district education officers and Resident District Commissioners across the country, says provision of lunch to all learners in public schools […]

Truck Crushes 4 Oyo FGGC Students And Driver

Truck Crushes 4 Oyo FGGC Students And Driver

FOUR students of the Federal Government Girls’ College, Oyo, who were returning from a mid-term break died in an auto crash, yesterday evening, when a gari-laden articulated truck fell on a bus conveying them to school. The incident, in which the bus driver also died, left five other girls with severe injuries. An impeccable source, […]

Malawi: 33 Percent Of Girls Drop Out Of Schools

Malawi: 33 Percent Of Girls Drop Out Of Schools

Education minister Emmanuel Fabiano has expressed concern over the high rate of school drop out by girls. Fabiano said it is alarming that 33 per cent of girls drop out of school despite efforts by both the government and other players to keep the girls in school. Malawi on Tuesday commemorated the Girl Child Day. […]

Hong Kong Elections: Anti-Beijing Activists Gain Foothold In Power

Hong Kong Elections: Anti-Beijing Activists Gain Foothold In Power

Two years after tens of thousands of young people poured onto the streets of Hong Kong to issue an unprecedented call for political change, a new generation of pro-democracy activists has gained a foothold in power in the former British colony. At least four radical young activists who support greater political autonomy or outright independence […]

10 life Skills To Teach Your Child Before He Leaves For College

10 life Skills To Teach Your Child Before He Leaves For College

It can be overwhelming thinking about everything your teenager needs to know to be fully prepared for college. You can’t foresee everything that will crop up during those first few years away from home, but helping your son or daughter master these ten life skills will ease the transition. 1. How to approach problems No […]

Forty Years After The Soweto Uprising, South Africa’s Students Can Still Learn Its Lessons

Forty Years After The Soweto Uprising, South Africa’s Students Can Still Learn Its Lessons

This month forty years ago, thousands of Soweto school children took to the streets to protest the racism and inadequacy of Bantu Education. That moment has come to symbolise the role that young people have played and can play in shaping South Africa’s political discourse. It remains a touch point for student activists today. The […]

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