China mother left homeless by 17-year hunt for kidnapped son

China mother left homeless by 17-year hunt for kidnapped son By Carol Huang 11 hours ago .View gallery . . Fuzhou (China) (AFP) – The 17-year hunt for her kidnapped son cost Ye Jinxiu her marriage, home and family. And when she found her boy, now a grown man and stranger, he wanted nothing to do with her. Now 59, … Continue reading

Gabon teachers say government ‘must try harder’

Libreville (AFP) – Classrooms stuffed with 100 students, teachers striking over woeful pay and pupils taking to the streets in protest: Gabon’s education system is far from top of the class.   By Celia Lebur12 hours ago AP photo from 13 years ago (2000) The government has temporarily shut public schools in the hope of containing protests that erupted when students … Continue reading