Niger: Teacher Strike, Violent Student Protests

In Niger, violent protests by students (Fr) continued at the University of Niamey. The students are demanding (En) striking primary and secondary school teachers return to work. Nigerien civil society has meanwhile announced its support for the students‘ “fight for the improvement of their living and working conditions” (Fr)

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  • Nelisa Mniki

    Now that the Teachers’ Strike is over it is expected that everything will be back to normal, but is this really the case? Surely the strike has had negative effects on the students, especially matric students, and households headed by teachers. Does anyone have any stories or comments on this?

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