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Commonwealth education ministers vow to increase investment in education

NAIROBI— Education ministers at the 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) in Nairobi, Kenya, have issued a joint statement in which they recognised the urgent need to increase investment in education and skills at all ages, with pa…

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Guinea junta leader decides on 39-month transition

CONAKRY— Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, the head of Guinea’s military junta, said Saturday he had opted for a 39-month transitional period before a return to civilian rule.He made the announcement in a speech broadcast on television, saying the National Tra…

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UN Chief Urges Swift Return to Civilian Rule in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali

U.N. chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday for the military juntas in Burkina Faso, Guinea and Mali to hand power back to civilians as soon as possible and reminded the world to deliver on “climate emergency” promises.Speaking after meeting Senegalese P…

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