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Kolda, Senegal: Unexplained deaths of teachers

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  • Kolda, Senegal: Unexplained deaths of teachers

    Hat-tip Pathfinder.

    Perhaps intentional poisoning should be suspected....

    French to English translation
    Kolda - Mortality of teachers: The phenomenon worries
    LERAL.NET - "In over 10 days, 3 teachers have given up the ghost in Kolda. Just for one day on Thursday, April 14, two teachers were buried. During the school year 2009 2010, thirty-six teachers (professors and teachers), died in sometimes mysterious or difficult to solve, "says Anne Mbare, regional inspector of education in Kolda. He said at the Regional Development Committee held Friday in Kolda and chaired by the Minister of Health and Prevention Modou Diagne Fada.

    According to Anne Mbare, the phenomenon is beginning to worry more than most of the cases occurring in mysterious circumstances and after their evacuation to health facilities treating physician believes that it is often too late. What diseases or ailments they suffer? One can not say exactly.

    However, some educators interviewed think that this is due to different causes. For the first they mention the difficulties they face daily. "We work hard, and restless all day," says Mr. Oumar Mane serving in an elementary school in the bush. And it continues "many of us teachers who serve in the villages, manage classes turbofan or multigrade. "

    As to denounce this fact, another teacher feels the same sense in going further. "This is not normal at all, when we find alternate schools in the town, we hold classes of 80 or even 100 students in rural areas. "He castigates. Added to this debt. "We teachers are going to die early" hammering Babacar Camara service in the city for the past ten years. He says this because the teachers are very pleased that the debt and part of them, known especially emerging body (volunteers, contractors, teachers and contract teachers), live only discovered.
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