Eye on Africa

Tens of thousands take to streets in Ethiopia over abducted students

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By: Georja Calvin-Smith Follow | Laura DI BIASIO
13 min

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across northern Ethiopia on Tuesday, demanding answers from the government over the kidnapping of 27 students more than 50 days ago. In DR Congo, the country has experimented with President Felix Tshisekedi's flagship reform for free primary schools. And a ban on dreadlocks in Malawian classrooms is reversed after a court ruling upholds Rastafarianism as a religion.