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Africa

Slideshow: Nigerian school defies Boko Haram

media Women teach alongside men at the Future Prowess Islamic Foundation. Rosie Collyer

In the city of Maiduguri in north-east Nigeria, a small revolution is taking place. The Future Prowess Islamic School was set up four years ago for orphans and vulnerable children. The school offers Western and Islamic education to both boys and girls for free. A daring feat in a city under siege by hard-line Islamists of Boko Haram whose battle cry is the end of Western education in the north of Nigeria.

Dossier: Sharia wars - Boko Haram v the military in northern Nigeria

Radio reports from the school will be broadcast on RFI from 28 November to 2 December and will appear on the website in the International report slot.

 

 

 

 

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