[2017-03-23] Djibouti: EI outraged at the arrests of teacher union leaders

Education International has released a solidarity statement firmly urging Djibouti’s public authorities to immediately release imprisoned education union leaders, stop harassment measures and ensure respect for human and trade union rights, including social dialogue.

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[2017-03-17] Kenya: education privatiser wants to silence biggest critic

In an attempt to silence Kenyan teacher union leader Wilson Sossion, Bridge International Academies have threatened him with legal action for exposing its activities undermining the attainment of inclusive and equitable quality education for all.

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[2017-02-28] Tanzania: efforts underway to keep teens in school

A Human Rights Watch report shows that over 1.5 million Tanzanian adolescents are not in school, confirming the urgent need for the government to keep its promise to make secondary education free for all.

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Welcome to Education International Africa!

Africa is a huge region where EI´s affiliated member organisations function in difficult conditions and environments, and in countries which account for the bulk of out-of-school children.

EI represents 111 affiliates in 50 countries, from Algeria in the north to South Africa in the south, from Sierra Leone in the west to Mauritius in the east. EI works on two current problems that are confronting the continent a whole; the realisation of the Education For All UN Millenium Development Goal and the halting of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.