[2016-01-29] Tanzania makes secondary education free for all

Marking a major win for public education, the Tanzanian government has implemented a new policy making secondary education free for all, and in doing so removes all required fees to go to school.

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[2016-01-29] Uganda: teachers get ‘teched out’ to improve teaching and learning

Teachers in Northern Uganda are set to use information and communication technologies to improve the way they teach and their students learn, following a donation of equipment they received from Education International and Oxfam Novib.

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[2016-01-27] Djibouti: Education International calls for release of teacher unionist and human rights defender

The sentencing of Omar Ali Ewado, the Deputy General Secretary of the Union of Primary School Teachers, to three months in prison follows relentless government harassment since December of last year.

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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.