Tag Archive | Education

Eritrean government closes down rural clinics

The government has shut down five rural clinics in Tsorona, Mendefera, Segeniety and Ingela village in Anseba region. The clinics had been giving primary health care in rural areas under the supervision of the  Catholic Church of Eritrea for long periods of time. Erena sources say that the shutdown comes after the government ordered all […]

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Ethiopia: South Sudanese refugee heads school for displaced

Twenty-one year old Lim Bol Thong from South Sudan is on a quest to instill hope in children from his country living in the Kule refugee camp in Ethiopia. He is one of the almost 2.3 million people displaced since South Sudan ‘s civil war broke in December 2013, with more than 10,000 people killed. […]

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What we talk about when we talk about change in Eritrea – the case of education

From African Arguments Events in Eritrea are often interpreted in terms of what they mean for the strength of the regime. But this lens can lead us to devalue ingenuity and change led by Eritreans themselves.  Last year, Eritrea’s School of Law, nestled behind the old University of Asmara and draped in bougainvillea and wisteria, held a landmark event. For the first […]

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Ethiopia’s unprecedented budget targets education and infrastructure

From the Africa Report By Tinishu Solomon PHOTO©REUTERS The government of Ethiopia has proposed a record $10.6 billion budget statement for the coming fiscal year in a bid to boost spending on education, health and road construction.The bill for Ethiopia’s next budget year, which runs from July 8 to July 7 2016 last week received approval […]

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From The Brookings Institution: Getting millions to learn: Providing practical and entrepreneurial education in Uganda

  SERIES: Getting millions to learn | Number 6  Jenny Perlman Robinson | April 22, 2015 12:33pm I have met many educational leaders in the midst of our Millions Learning project, but I find particularly inspiring those who are young, ambitious, bold, and impatient to see results. One such group is the founders of the nongovernmental organization Educate!, which develops Ugandan […]

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Educational Challenges in Post-Transition Somalia

by Abdullah Sheikh Adam Hussein, Ph.D. From the Heritage Institute Executive summary The study investigated major educational challenges facing Somalia in its post- transitional era. It took place in the Benadir region and focused entirely on formal basic schooling, or the K-12 education system. Qualitative research methods were used, and data were collected through interviews […]

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