Government suspends university grants after protest action
A working group will look at “ways of progressively implementing this reform”, he said. High schools, which the authorities closed last week in response to the protests, would reopen on Thursday “across the country”, he said.
Thousands of high school pupils had taken to the streets in the capital Libreville and other cities over a decree that would considerably reduce the number of students eligible to apply for the grant, which is worth some XAF83,000 a month (US$142).
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