Category Archives: Education

Ivanka Trump to Promote Women’s Prosperity in Morocco

WASHINGTON – Ivanka Trump is getting ready to promote her women’s economic development program on an upcoming trip to Morocco.

It will be her third overseas trip this year to promote the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative , which …

Torture, Sexual Abuse Prompt Calls for Reform of Nigeria’s Islamic Schools

On Oct. 16, police freed about 500 victims from a facility in Katsina, where young men and boys were brought, often by their families, to be rehabilitated from behavioral problems, drug abuse or other afflictions. In reality, they were kept …

Torture, Sexual Abuse Prompt Calls for Reform of Nigeria’s Islamic Schools

On Oct. 16, police freed about 500 victims from a facility in Katsina, where young men and boys were brought, often by their families, to be rehabilitated from behavioral problems, drug abuse or other afflictions. In reality, they were kept …

Global Fund Gives Kids in Crisis-Plagued Sahel Chance at Education

GENEVA – A global education fund is providing tens of thousands of Sahelian children in crisis with a quality education, bringing hope to boys and girls who have known nothing but violence and sorrow in their young lives. Education Cannot …

U.S. Embassy Supports English Teaching at King Faisal University

As part of our effort to support English-language learning in Chad, the U.S. Embassy invited English Language Specialist Lynn Zimmerman to N’Djamena to work with professors at King Faisal University. The one-week training was designed to help develop an English-teaching …

Toothpick and Two Generals Helped Venezuela Opposition Leader Survive Jail

CARACAS – During four months in a small military jail cell, Venezuela’s Congress vice president scratched the days on a wall with a toothpick, held a hunger-strike, and made unlikely friends with two generals who have fallen foul of the …