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One of the world’s poorest countries is betting big on schools

Economist 08 Dec 2022
Sierra Leone is one of Africa’s poorest countries ... how to increase the woeful amount that children learn ... One expert ventures that he is “the most exciting education reformer in Africa right now, and arguably around the world”.\nIn a push to improve crummy lessons, the government has asked five organisations to compete to improve children’s marks.

Pray for IMB missionary Shawna Davis

The Baptist Messenger 08 Dec 2022
“Then we lived in Botswana from 2008-16, serving as leaders over the southern part of Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands ... Davis emphasized that more missionaries are needed in Sub-Saharan Africa ... Daren and Shawna have been married 32 years and have three adult children who all grew up in Africa, but now live in the States.

Malaria cases, deaths remain stable in 2021: WHO

Xinhua 08 Dec 2022
GENEVA, Dec ... The WHO also recommends seasonal malaria chemoprevention, to prevent the disease among children living in areas with highly seasonal malaria transmission in Africa ... falciparum malaria ... The challenges have remained in Africa, which had about 95 percent of malaria cases and 96 percent of deaths globally in 2021, said the report. ■ ... .

Despite continued impact of COVID-19, malaria cases and deaths remained stable in 2021

World Health Organization 08 Dec 2022
Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) is recommended to prevent the disease among children living in areas with highly seasonal malaria transmission in Africa. In 2021, further expansion of this intervention reached nearly 45 million children per SMC cycle in 15 African countries, a major increase from 33.4 million in 2020 and 22.1 million in 2019.

The Plight of Public Schools in Africa

Project Syndicate 08 Dec 2022
... hit Africa’s underfunded public education systems the hardest.

Food And Agriculture Organization, UNICEF And World Food Programme Call For Urgent And Long-Lasting Action ...

MENA FN 08 Dec 2022
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) download logo The number of hungry people in West and Central Africa is projected to reach an all-time high of 48 million people (including 9 million children) ... .

Malaria deaths stabilise amid concerns about treatment – WHO

Joy Online 08 Dec 2022
Ninety-five per cent of all malaria cases are in Africa, with children under five most at risk. Despite ongoing disruption to health services caused by Covid-19, malaria deaths fell last year by 6,000, to 619,000 ... .

Better yet, give to those in need

The Nashville Ledger 08 Dec 2022
Your gift will allow a child to pick their own age-appropriate books to take home and own based on the principle that if children are allowed choice and access, they’ll become better readers and learners ... It gives more than a million books without charge each month to children from birth to age 5 in the U.S.

Immigrant Family Turns Down Free Housing In 5-Bed House, Says They’re “Entitled” To A Bigger One

Opposing Views 08 Dec 2022
The Sun ... Arnold and Jeanne Sube are originally from Cameroon in west Africa, the Express reported. They immigrated from Paris in 2012 with their eight children, and lived in a three-bedroom home that cost the state nearly $20,000 a year ... Sube affordable housing large enough to house them and their children," a Luton Borough Council spokesman said.

Driving Classics Cars for a Good Cause

Barrons 08 Dec 2022
Picture this ... The coalition serves 6,500 people—a quarter of the local population, half of whom are children ... Hope Classic Rally. Heading into its eighth year, the Hope Classic Rally in England has raised more than US$1.5 million for WeSeeHope, an international development organization that helps vulnerable children in southern and eastern Africa ... To ... .

America's 50 favorite actresses of all time

Estherville News 08 Dec 2022
She has also been involved in civil causes and, in 2003, founded The Hawn Foundation, which helps underprivileged children ... They have three children ... She starred in 31 films before retiring from acting to raise her family and become a special ambassador to UNICEF to help children in Latin America and Africa.

South Africa: What It Will Take to Prevent South Africa's Gender-Based Violence

All Africa 07 Dec 2022
South Africa can break its cycles of violence by investing in supporting children and caregivers ....

As House Holds Summit to Revamp Education Sector…

This Day 07 Dec 2022
Aside the industrial actions by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), and another issue plaguing the sector is the increasing number of out-of-school-children. Currently, about 20 million children are out of school in Nigeria, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Israel should do better by its asylum seekers - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 07 Dec 2022
The parents and their seven children arrived legally in Israel on September 14, 2002, at the height of the second Intifada, and were granted asylum status with the help of the UNHCR (and after that, formal refugee status) ... Kilongo, who now interns for the United Bank for Africa, remains philosophical about his odd limbo.

UN children's agency appeals for 1 bln USD to help children in Horn of Africa in 2023

People Daily 06 Dec 2022
5 (Xinhua) -- The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday launched a one-billion-U.S.-dollar emergency funding appeal to reach millions of children in the Horn of Africa region in 2023 ... It said children in the Horn of Africa region are experiencing the most severe drought in recent ...

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