* Edmundo Galiza Matos Junior, speaking on behalf of Africa at the opening of the First Asia-Africa Youth Festival, Beijing
Distinct leaders of the People's Republic of China, young Asians, Africans and our host China
Ladies and gentlemen
We Fit it to honor to proceed with a speech in representation of all the young Africans, invited by our country friend and brother, China and we thank you, but above all hope to renew our laces of brotherhood here;
Under the motto " For Quality Education Towards Human Development ", classes began today in Mozambique, the 2017 academic year for general and vocational primary and secondary education, and then for higher education. The first day of classes is a particularly important time for students and caregivers, especially for those boys who go to school for the first time.
Already since the early days of 2017, there have been some concerns about the shortage of teachers to meet the demand, the lack of ed
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