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Almost Relentless Bad News

So…. Alhassan died on Thursday, 6th August, aged 36. Emmanuel Bailay, senior teacher in Lumley, lost his sister on Saturday, 8th August, aged 22. Mani…

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Alhassan

From the high pitched wailing from the throngs of mourners throughout the day, to the drumming and singing throughout the neighbourhood on the night before…

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Alhassan as we want to remember him

Alhassan died this morning of an infection that overcame his system and caused renal failure. I was privileged to see a special side of Alhassan.…

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Coming together of like minds

It is my regular cry to my students that alone, standing against the constraints of poverty and the ruthlessness of corruption, they will almost certainly…

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More or less recognisable now

Day three and Alhassan is now recognisable if not beautiful. The malaria we blamed for the initial black out turned out to be malaria with…

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narrow escape from wild bees

I think we can safely say that was a narrow escape…. Alhassan got up this morning complaining of malaria but promised to buy the treatment…

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Jimiyke – bad news!

For those following Jimiyke’s visa and health saga [For those new to Jimiyke’s story please read the post on 22nd May 09, 8th July &…

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Issa Fowai – the shortest engineer in China

Great News – Issa Fowai, who finished his WASSCE [West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations] last year, has gained sponsorship to go and study in…

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Two new additions to the EducAid family

[Photo – Fatmata, Kofi & baby Alhassan] Fatmata [Maronka teacher] & Mani Abu [Rolal teacher] had their first son and Mrs & Mr John O’Niel…

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Jimiyke – good but incomplete news

Headboy, Jimiyke, who nearly lost his life in March due to unidentified abdominal infections, is awaiting a visa to go to the UK for full…

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