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Nigeria moves towards use of indigenous languages in elementary schools
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Arts and Culture Nigeria moves towards use of indigenous languages in elementary schools

Nigeria is making a concerted effort to promote the use and study of its indigenous languages in elementary schools as a way of preserving the country’s rich and diverse tapestry of tongues. A policy has been introduced that allows primary school pupils to receive elementary education in the language of their immediate community.

Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation supports education in Malawi by providing bicycles for girls
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Arts and Culture Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation supports education in Malawi by providing bicycles for girls

Iconic U.S singer Rihanna’s charity organisation Clara Lionel Foundation has partnered with a Chinese bike-sharing company Ofo to help improve and promote access to education for girls in Malawi. Thousands of girls in Malawi have to trek for hundreds of kilometres to attend school, and the initiative will benefit hundreds of girls.