Logo Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC). Credit: Courtesy

Be Parents to Learners, Priest in Uganda Tells Teachers as Schools Reopen after 22 Months

Jan 12, 2022

Schools in Uganda are receiving children who have undergone transformation during what has been described as the world’s longest schools’ closure, a Catholic Priest serving at the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) has said, and made an appeal to teachers in the East African nation to “be parents” to the learners.

The shoes of children abducted from Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna. Photo: Bosan Yakusak.

International Christian Entity Calls “for action” to Stop Attacks on Schools in Nigeria

Oct 22, 2021

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), an international human rights body that advocates for religious freedom, has launched a global campaign calling “for action to stem” attacks that target learning institutions in Nigeria. 

Fr. Peterson Ndegwa appointed Ambassador of Clean Content by the Kenya Film and Clarification Board (KFCB). Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenyan Priest Appointed Clean Content Ambassador Plans to Increase Awareness in Schools

Jul 5, 2021

A Kenyan Catholic Priest who was recently appointed as a clean content ambassador for the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) in the country’s Central region has said he will create public awareness about the creation and consumption of clean content among school going children.

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Hope for School Going Children in South Sudan as Archdiocese Keeps School Fees Low

May 11, 2021

Catholic schools in South Sudan’s Metropolitan Archdiocese of Juba have distinguished themselves for providing quality education at reduced charges amid concerns that private schools are hiking school fees in the country.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu of Juba Archdiocese.

South Sudanese Prelate Calls for Patience as Places of Worship, Schools Remain Closed

Sep 4, 2020

As frustration mounts in South Sudan owing to closure of schools and the protracted suspension of public worship, the Archbishop of Juba has called for patience as stakeholders plan the safe way to allow for liturgical celebrations in public and resumption of schooling.

Fr. Emmanuel Sebit, Secretary Genral of Yei Diocese South Sudan. / Radio Bakhita South Sudan

Cleric in South Sudan Calls on Government to Reopen Schools amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Aug 13, 2020

The Secretary General of the South Sudan’s Yei Diocese has backed calls by international agencies to re-opening learning institutions in the country, saying that keeping pupils at home during the COVID-19 lockdown only exposes them to danger.