[2014-12-18] Growing economy has Ethiopia focused on closing the ‘education gap’

Despite being celebrated as one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, Ethiopia also finds a place on a list of eight countries where the number of children out of school is among the highest in the world.

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[2014-12-17] Zimbabwe’s teachers’ unions continue fight against child labour despite political set-back

As Zimbabwe continues to come to terms with July’s election results that saw President Robert Mugabe’s ZANU-PF party take control of parliament, many are looking to earlier social progress to find a positive way forward.

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[2014-12-03] Kenya: Teachers to stay home following deadly terrorist attack

Increasing violence has prompted the Kenya National Union of Teachers to urge its members to stop working after 22 teachers were killed in a bus attack.

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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.