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African Schools Weigh Teaching in Local Languages – Voice of America

December 9, 2017

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Students from CEM Serigne Bassirou Mbacke school are seen in a classroom in Kaolack, Senegal, May 19, 2017. (R. Shryock/VOA)   DAKAR, SENEGAL —  Most children in sub-Saharan Africa are taught in a common colonial language instead of their mother tongue. Proponents say teaching in an international language is advantageous, but others argue that this […]

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Bangui Mayor picked as Central African Republic’s first woman president – The Voice of America

January 21, 2014

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Story by Nick Long The VOA BANGUI, CAR — The Central African Republic has a new interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza, elected Monday by members of the country’s transitional parliament. She represents a break with the past in more ways than one. On Sunday, the election bureau of the parliament whittled down a list of 24 […]

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