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Kenyan school disagreement

In the Mombasa area in Kenya’s coastal region, Christians and Muslims are in disagreement over religious management of public schools. Anglican Bishop Julius Kalu told Ecumenical News International: “Muslims want to own the existing schools under the sponsorship of Christians.” Muslim leader Zubeir Noor Hussein told the Aug. 5 Daily Nation: “Muslims want to run all primary and secondary schools at the coast with a Muslim majority.” Christian leaders say Hussein’s proposal puts at risk the 40-year peaceful co-existence between the faith groups.


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