[2016-05-11] Protests lead to the destruction of 23 schools in South Africa’s Limpopo Province

Teachers unions are appealing to the community of Vuwani for calmer heads to prevail as schools and books burn, leaving more than 26,000 students in limbo amid increasing violence in the country’s north-eastern region.

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[2016-04-29] Liberian teachers stay strong in anti-privatisation struggle

Despite the Government’s intention to embrace a public-private partnership with Bridge International Academies, a group of civil society organisations remains steadfast in its opposition to the government’s plan to outsource its entire primary school system.

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[2016-04-28] African educators step up fight to eradicate school-related gender-based violence

Education union leaders in east and southern Africa meet to kick-off a new initiative on school-related gender-based violence to eliminate the threat to girls and women in their societies.

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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.