Category Archives: Education

UNICEF: 1 Million Children in Nigeria Could Miss School

The U.N. Children’s Fund in Nigeria said at least 1 million Nigerian children could miss school this year because of insecurity, as schools in the north of the country have been targeted by armed groups in a series of mass kidnappings for ransom.UNICEF…

Afghan Girls Boarding School Temporarily Relocates to Rwanda

With Afghanistan in the hands of the Taliban, which had banned young women from formal education, the country’s only girls boarding school is temporarily relocating to Rwanda for a “study abroad” session.Shabana Basij-Rasikh, the co-founding president …

140 Students Abducted in Northwestern Nigeria?

Armed kidnappers have taken 140 students from their boarding school in northwestern Nigeria, local officials announced Monday. Attackers opened fire on the Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna state early Monday, abducting most of the 165 pupils boardi…

140 Students Abducted in Northwestern Nigeria?

Armed kidnappers have taken 140 students from their boarding school in northwestern Nigeria, local officials announced Monday. Attackers opened fire on the Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna state early Monday, abducting most of the 165 pupils boardi…

Large-Scale Kidnappings in Nigeria’s North Threaten Education

Nigeria has one of world’s highest numbers of out-of-school children, 13.2 million, according to the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF). A wave of school kidnappings has worsened the situation, with some state authorities closing down boarding schools in th…

Mozambique: Inflation Remained Low in September

Maputo — Inflation in Mozambique in September, as measured by the consumer price indices of the three largest cities (Maputo, Nampula and Beira), was just 0.32 per cent, according to the latest data issued by the National Statistics Institute (INE).Inf…