African Schools Weigh Teaching in Local Languages

DAKAR In Alieu Samb primary school, in a working-class section of Dakar, second-graders are learning to read in French.

Like most children in Sub-Saharan Africa, they are taught in their country's common colonial language rather than in their mother tongue.

Linguistics professor Mbacke Diagne, of …

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END Wildlife Trafficking Report Submitted to Congress

The Department of State has submitted the first annual report to Congress as required by the Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt (END) Wildlife Trafficking Act of 2016.

Wildlife trafficking remains a serious transnational crime that threatens security, economic prosperity, the rule of law, long-standing conservation efforts, …

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