[2016-07-08] Zimbabwe: Teachers take industrial action to force government to pay salaries

The Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association has engaged in a nationwide industrial action, joining other public services organisations in defending workers’ trade union rights in their country.

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[2016-07-07] Djibouti: EI welcomes formerly imprisoned teacher unionist

Education International’s support for Djiboutian colleagues fighting for quality education and respect for trade union and human rights was underscored recently when Djiboutian education activist Omar Ali Ewado visited the global federation’s headquarters.

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[2016-07-01] Liberia: USAID throws money at girls education

The US government agency responsible for administering civilian foreign aid has decided to dedicate up to US $27 million to directly support the Let Girls Learn initiative in Liberia.

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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.