USAID to finance training of 2,500 Senegalese youngsters
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will finance the vocational training of some 2,500 young Seegalese as part of an educational project called Passerelles.
At Least 20 Niger Preschool Children Die in School Blaze
At least 20 nursery-school children died in Niger on Tuesday in a fire that trapped them in straw-hut classrooms in a school in a poor neighborhood of the west African nation's capital, government officials said.
US boosts Mozambique's fight against terror threats
The United States government is deploying its Special Operations Forces to train Mozambican marines for two months as part of renewed support for efforts to prevent the spread of terrorism and violent extremism.
US forces to train Mozambique's marines to fight jihadist insurgency
US Special Operations Forces will train Mozambican marines for two months to fight against the jihadist insurgency in the northeastern Cabo Delgado province, the United States Embassy in Maputo said on Monday.
Opinion: 3 lessons learned on integrating innovation into the Uganda refugee response
The creation of the Response Innovation Lab in Uganda has been a rich journey full of trial and error. Launched by Save the Children in 2018, the main focus of RIL in Uganda is to support the increase of innovation in the refugee crisis response.
Mali’s Newly Reopened Schools Struggle to Keep Students COVID-19-Free
Students went back to school on Monday in Mali after the government officially authorised their reopening and the resumption of classes — which saw several delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
UK PM faces pressure to reopen schools despite pandemic
The UK government faced growing pressure on Monday to detail a strategy to reopen schools in England, following a backlash from lawmakers about reports they could remain closed for months.
Prolonged closure of schools in Africa sparks fear of setbacks
From 2014 Ebola outbreak, experts recall rise in teen pregnancies and dropouts, fear history could repeat itself
Sustaining Ghana Learning Radio programme: Partners looking beyond COVID-19
Since March 2020 when Ghana had its share of the affliction occasioned by the deadly global pandemic, the COVID-19, over 3.4 million Kindergarten (KG Two) to Basic Four primary school pupils have found themselves out of school.
US Embassy Uzbekistan
Ministry of Public Education and USAID Partner to Help Improve Secondary Education in Uzbekistan
From November 30 to December 4, 2020 more than 80 education professionals participated in a virtual workshop on “Curriculum Development and Review” hosted by the USAID-funded Education for Excellence Program.
UNICEF appeals for over $197 million to support people in need in South Sudan
The UN children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that it needs 197.8 million U.S. dollars in 2021 to assist about 5.1 million South Sudanese, including 3.7 million children affected by conflict and disease outbreaks.
US Embassy in Rwanda
USAID Promotes Reading With Launch of a New Community Library
The new community libraries have been established by USAID’s Mureke Dusome activity, implemented by Save the Children and Umuhuza, in collaboration with the National Itorero Commission, Kigali Public Library, and district leadership. The libraries use space availed by the District, and are each equipped with books, bookshelves, mats, chairs, a computer, and a printer.