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The Urgent Need for Adequate Investments in Literacy in Africa

Posted September 8, 2013 no picture Biodun Awosusi

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By ‘Biodun Awosusi United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated September 8th as International Literacy Day in 1946. Since then, the day is set aside to promote literacy and investment in education. Literacy, according to UNESCO, is “a human right, a tool of personal empowerment, and a means for social and human development.” It is about learning to read and write. Value of Literacy Literacy is a fundamental human right and the bedrock of lif...