Somaliland: Free education is “too expensive”
| Jan 31, 2011
The self-declared republic of Somaliland has introduced free education at primary and intermediate levels and doubled teachers' salaries but these changes will be hard to sustain and could affect the quality of public education, some experts say.
Somaliland's Finance Minister Mohamed Hashi Elmi announced the changes earlier this month. He also increased salaries of civil servants, teachers and personnel in the national forces by 100%. To learn more, read the full article in the Africa section at the IRIN News website.