South Sudan: A primary school in Rumbek closed indefinitely after pupils strike

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    A primary school in Rumbek closed indefinitely after pupils strike

    Education officials in Western Lakes state on Friday indefinitely ordered the closure of Agergum Primary School, following a pupils’ strike that led to the destruction of the education ministry offices. The state education minister Malith Mathiang Dhelbeny told Radio Tamazuj that he took the decision due to damages caused by the striking pupils to the ministry of education building, their unaccepted behavior and looting of Rumbek Market. He said the strike was prompted by the ministry’s resolution to transfer the head teacher and other teachers from Agergum Primary School to other schools. “The reason for transferring the head teacher, and ...


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