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News note: The hopes of Kenya’s children hanging in the balance
Nairobi / Geneva, 25 January 2008 - The hopes of hundreds of thousands of Kenyan children and their families hang in the balance as the two leaders in the disputed election, President Mwai Kibaki and Raila Odinga, finally begin to talk, face to face. Read More >
School Fees for Africa: Coming to grips with an elusive promise
NAIROBI, 4 April 2006 – UNICEF, the World Bank, USAID and a range of partners are developing a “How-To” Guide for countries seeking a breakthrough in universal basic education by abolishing school fees. Drawing on the experience of African countries that have eliminated school fees, the goal is to help countries develop education systems that are inclusive, equitable and sustainable. Read More >
UK announces major support for Education in Kenya
17 January 2006 - The UK Secretary of State for International Development, Hilary Benn, today announced that the UK would be providing a £55m grant to support implementation of the Ministry of Education’s five year plan, the Kenya Education Sector Support Programme (2005-2010). Read More >


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