Magufuli’s Punishment On Gender Basis Trapping Girls Into Poverty Cycle


Literacy data reveals one among four females in Tanzania is not literate. Amid such poor literacy rate it is sad for women group that President John Magufuli has banned pregnant schoolgirls from entering the school, even after giving birth to the baby. The rights group adds the president is punishing pregnant girls by penalizing them on the basis of gender ...

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Dozens Nonprofit Groups Voice Favoring Pregnant Schoolgirls In Tanzania

Education is the best shot for girls in their successes, echoed women’s group on Thursday in Dar es Salaam against the government’s ban on pregnant girls in state schools. More than two dozen nonprofit groups released a joint statement saying if the girls are denied to get back to school after giving birth would mean punishing them, their younger ones ...

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Obafemi Awolowo University Has Not Increased Tuition Fees: Official Statement

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Obafemi Awolowo University management has discarded all the media news and rumors that alleges tuition fees will be hiked. Founded in 1961, the Nigerian university is owned and operated by federal government. It is an institution of higher learning. Public Relations Officer Abiodun Olarewaju released a statement Tuesday saying even though there is shortage of fund to run the university, ...

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Father’s Should Spend Quality Time With Nurturing Kids: UNICEF


The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has come up with a new analysis report revealing fathers of today fails to play or engage in early learning activities with their kids. A statement released by UNICEF New York, Communications Specialist, Ms Georgina Thompson, to commemorate Father’s Day writes 55 percent of children in 74 countries were affected by less time spent ...

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Tanzania Sets Stricter Regulations For School Buses Following Deadly Accident

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Tanzania has now cracked heavily on the safety features of school bus following a recent deadly crash that killed 35 people and most of them were school children. Stricter safety rules have been hovered to help prevent such crashes in future. According to Arusha senior assistant commissioner of police, Yusuph Ilembo, the school bus must take precautions while transporting school ...

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John Magufuli Sacks 10K Civil Servants For Fake Documents

Tanzanian President John Magufuli ordered thousands of civil servants to leave by May 15. About 10,000 employees are found to have submitted forced academic documents and the president said it is a criminal offence. Magufuli added there are 9,932 people in government workforce who have presented fake academic certificates and all of them have been fired immediately as well as ...

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Civil Servants In Thousands Dismissed For Holding Fake College Certificates

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Crackdown on corruption has been continued in Tanzania and in the latest move the president has ordered officials the immediate dismissal of 9,900 civil servants who are found to have forged college certificates. The government had also uncovered 19,700 ghost workers last year in March who were on payroll and had robbed the government 238 billion shillings per year. President ...

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