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Durban – Tanzania’s former president, Jakaya Kikwete, on Wednesday said the education crisis in Africa was today’s civil rights struggle, and called on leaders in the developed and developing worlds to act urgently.

Kikwete was speaking at the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Africa meetings in Durban in his capacity as Special Envoy for the Education Commission, a global body convened in September 2015 to address the crisis in education in low to middle-income countries. The commission called the briefing of journalists gathered for the WEF Africa meetings being held from Wednesday to Friday, May 3-5, to highlight a “breakthrough International finance facility for education, an essential step to ensure the Sustainable Development Goal of an inclusive and quality education for all is met by 2030”.

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