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11 January 2019 9:10 AM Disguised gunmen kill four volunteers guarding Thai school

Attackers disguised as state security staff have killed four paramilitary volunteers guarding a school in conflict-hit southern Thailand, police said. The gunmen approached the armed territorial defence volunteers at the school in Pattani province and shot them dead shortly before noon on Thursday, Wicha Nupannoi, police lieutenant colonel, was quoted 35

20 December 2018 5:58 PM Tunisian teachers demand better pay, protest work conditions

Tunisian high school teachers have taken to the streets of the capital to demand wage increases and improvements to what they call dire working conditions. Thousands of protesters, many of them bused in from across the country, marched in Tunis on Wednesday, starting at the Education Ministry and finishing at the city's main artery, Avenue Bourguiba 56

16 November 2018 8:08 PM Education dept expels Soweto pupil who threw a stone at teacher

The Gauteng education department on Friday expelled a Soweto pupil who threw a stone at a teacher, causing the teacher to suffer minor injuries. "There is no room for violence in our schools. We condemn in the strongest possible terms any violent behaviour by both educators and learners," education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said. The incident occurred at Albertina 32

02 November 2018 6:00 PM Cameroon separatists chop off fingers of plantation workers

Cameroon says it has launched a manhunt for armed separatists who chopped off the fingers of four workers on a rubber plantation in the country's restive English-speaking southwest. The attack is the second of its kind in less than a week by the militants, who said the victims had defied instructions not to work on the rubber plantations. David Epie, a 43-year-old 29

24 October 2018 8:25 PM High school pupil arrested for attempting to stab fellow pupils

Ekurhuleni Metro Police arrested a Grade 11 pupil at Fumana High School in Katlehong after he allegedly attempted to stab fellow pupils. The pupil faces charges of attempted murder, assault with the intent to commit grievous bodily harm and intimidation. The 17-year-old, who cannot be named because he is a minor, is expected to appear in the Palm Ridge 52

24 October 2018 6:04 PM Zim govt workers demand to be paid in US dollars – reports

Government workers in Zimbabwe are reportedly demanding that their salaries be paid in US dollars amid a worsening economic crisis that has led to shortages of basic commodities such as drugs and fuel. According to New Zimbabwe.com, public hospital doctors issued a petition to Health Minister Obadiah Moyo this week, demanding to be paid in the diminishing 43

17 October 2018 8:39 PM 'It's really tough but we battle along': This school has 3 teachers and 3 pit toilets for 116 pupils

Mfunalwazi Primary School in Ncera village, 30km outside East London, has 116 pupils from Grade 1 to 7 and only three teachers. The school was established in 1994 but still has three pit toilets and one tap. Some children use an open field to relieve themselves. The floors are broken and the roof leaks when it rains, GroundUp reports. Parents and teachers 53

10 October 2018 6:34 PM 2 teachers killed by suspected extremists in northern Kenya

A Kenyan official says two non-Muslim teachers have been killed in a bombing by suspected Islamic extremists at the Somali border. The attack early on Wednesday by suspected al-Shabaab extremists exacerbates a teacher shortage in counties along the Somali border. Al-Shabaab fighters have singled out and attacked non-Muslim teachers in the past. Mandera 35

04 October 2018 11:59 AM PICS: Melania Trump arrives in Malawi, 2nd stop on her Africa tour

Melania Trump is visiting Malawi, the second stop on a five-day goodwill visit to Africa. The US first lady landed in the capital of Lilongwe (lih-LON'-gweh) on Thursday morning after a six-hour flight from Ghana. She is focusing the trip on her interest in child welfare. At a primary school in Lilongwe, Mrs Trump is expected to tour classrooms, observe 52

22 September 2018 7:28 AM Government, stakeholders to meet over rising levels of violence in schools

Government is calling on all stakeholders to come together and address the escalating levels of violence in schools. "Violence in schools is a societal problem which requires all stakeholders to play their part to create a safe schooling environment," acting director of the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) Phumla Williams said in a statement 43