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Namibia and UNESCO Funds Online Forum for Educators

The Namibian government in conjunction with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-China Funds-in-Trust (CFIT) on Thursday launched the inter-institutional Kopano Online...
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UN Marks Maiden International Day of Education

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on all countries to prioritize education as a public good and support it with cooperation, partnerships and...
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Ghana hosts 2018 press freedom celebrations

Activities marking the global celebrations of this year's World Press Freedom Day opened in Ghana on Wednesday. The event, including conferences, symposia and exhibitions, for...

Education demands contribution of all stakeholders

Professor Jonathan Fletcher, the Dean of the School of Education and Leadership at the University of Ghana, has said all stakeholders in education have...
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UNESCO Ready To Strengthen Water Security

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has called for the harnessing of the contributions of science and innovation for water security. Mr...
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GTA To Boost Potentials Of Bosomtwe Lake

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has unveiled an ambitious plan to increase the tourist attraction of the Bosomtwe Lake, the largest natural fresh water...

Women urged to take up leadership positions in Africa

How will sub-Saharan Africa achieve its Millennium Development Goals without the required 2.5 million new engineers and technicians as estimated by the United Nations...
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Crimes against journalists to be addressed by African Courts

The rate of impunity for crimes against journalists remains extremely high worldwide, according to UNESCO figures, which show that since 2006, fewer than 7...
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UNESCO urges African judiciary to protect journalists’ safety, end impunity

Zulmira Rodrigues, Head of UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office, Representative to Tanzania made the call in the country's safari capital of Arusha when speaking...
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Media Foundation for West Africa welcomes UNESCO’s decison

The Foundation which described the decision as good news, likened it to ‘a woman giving birth after 13 years of pregnancy’ - indicating global...
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UNESCO citation reveals hypocrisy over Nanjing Massacre

by Liu Tian Japan, the culprit of the notorious Nanjing Massacre in late 1937 during World War II, on Saturday protested against United Nations...
File photo provided by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) shows the Moore Town Maroon community in Jamaica's Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park. The UNESCO listed Jamaica's Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park as world heritage on July 3, 2015. (Xinhua)

UNESCO lists Jamaica’s Blue and John Crow Mountains as world heritage

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) listed Jamaica's Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park as world heritage on Friday. This marks...

Botswana adopts programs to preserve culture

Botswana has adopted programs and services that are aimed at preserving, promoting and developing it's culture, the country's Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture...
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58 countries signed onto Learning without fear

The first ever United Nations (UN) resolution on school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV), ?Learning without fear?, has been signed up by 58 countries. A statement issued...
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Middle East and North Africa children could end up without education

One in every four children and young adolescents in the Middle East and North Africa region are either out of school or at risk...

DR Congo Pushes Rwandan Rebels Out Of Virunga Park

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) army have expelled the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda rebels from Virunga national park,...