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Africa must have Russian – Language schools – Putin

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed Russian-language schools in Africa.

Addressing Africa leaders at the second Russia-Africa summit on Thursday, Putin pledged Russia’s support in developing secondary and higher education on the continent.

He said he will also be increasing the number of African students who will be sponsored by his government for study at its universities to 4,700.

There is a long history of Africa receiving tertiary education at Russian institutions.

Now Putin said Russia also wants to help Africa to develop both higher and vocational education.

He said Russia is ready to help train teachers and technical specialists at a basic education and vocational level.

Putin said pedagogical methods for joint Russia-Africa schools have already been developed.



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