Rwanda welcomes 250 Afghan students

Following the Taliban takeover of the Afghanistan state, Rwanda has opened its arms to welcome about 250 students, ensuring a peaceful continuation of schooling.

A confirmation tweet from the Ministry of Education shows that the Rwanda government is happy to show its support:

The school, School of Leadership Afghanistan popularly known as SOLA is privately owned by Shabana Basij-Rasikh. According to the founder all the students will also be accompanied by their family members, teachers, and non-academic workers through Qatar.

Shabana Basij-Rasikh, founder of SOLA.

The management hopes the situation in Afghanistan will cool down for good as they plan to stay in Rwanda for a semester.

By Elijah Christopher

Elijah Christopher
Elijah Christopher is a journalist at A New Touch Of Africa, is also a creative writer, a poet, and an IT enthusiast. He contributed to the collaborative poem written in celebration of Edwin Morgan Centenary, the first Glasgow poet laureate and Scottish national poet from the University of Glasgow. He loves meeting people and learning about new places, cultures, events, and lifestyles.

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