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    01-Oct-2018 to 17:30

    Sierra Leone widens exams fraud probe

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of Sierra Leone has widened the net of its probe into what it described as the largest suspected examination malpractice in the country.

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    27-Sep-2018 to 19:03

    eSwatini: Teachers petition US embassy over grievances

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Hundreds of teachers in eSwatini have marched to the US embassy to deliver a petition on their grievances.

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    26-Sep-2018 to 13:16

    Sierra Leone makes mass arrests over suspected exams fraud

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone authorities say they are questioning 71 suspects involved in alleged exams malpractice in the latest scandal surrounding the country’s education system.

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    18-Sep-2018 to 19:03

    Liberia sends 12 immigration officers to Tanzania for training

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — A dozen officers of the Liberia Immigration Service (LIS) have been dispatched to Tanzania to undergo intensive training in security fraud document detection, Spokesman Col. Abraham Dolley told the Liberia News Agency Tuesday.

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    18-Sep-2018 to 09:27

    Sierra Leone: Huge turnout as schools re-opens

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The first day of school since the introduction of free education in Sierra Leone saw the highest turnout in over a decade, officials say.

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    18-Sep-2018 to 06:04

    S/African pupils set to learn Kiswahili – Minister

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Starting in 2020, South African learners will have the option to take up Kiswahili as an optional second language in their curriculum, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has said.

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    17-Sep-2018 to 16:46

    eSwatini orders closure of schools as mass strike looms

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The government of eSwatini has ordered the closure of schools to protect children from a three-day mass strike set to commence on Tuesday.

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