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Bridge dragged to court over alleged violation of children’s’ rights

Embattled Bridge International Academies have been dragged to the Kampala High Court by human rights watchdog Legal Brains Trust Ltd for alleged violation of children’s rights when it operated pre-primary and primary education without a license. The NGO contends that the Bridge schools continued to operate despite inadequate sanitation and buildings which …

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Uganda High Court bans Gates-backed schools

Uganda’s High Court on Friday ordered the closure of a chain of low-cost private schools backed by Microsoft and Facebook founders Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. Judge Patricia Basaza Wasswa ruled the 63 Bridge International Academies provided unsanitary learning conditions, used unqualified teachers and were not properly licensed. The ruling …

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