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A student writes on a blackboard in a classroom in Gao, in the north... News PhotoAdult,Africa,Blackboard,Bombing,Book,Ceremony,Child,Civilian,Classroom,Conflict,Day,Domestic Life,Education,Elementary School,French Culture,Full Length,Gao Region,Handwriting,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Islam,Mali,Men,Person in Education,Religious Dress,Religious Veil,Reopening Ceremony,Sailing,School Building,Teacher,Women,WritingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA student writes on a blackboard in a classroom in Gao, in the north of Mali, on the first day of the reopening of schools after the French bombing of Islamist targets, on February 4, 2013. Schools reopened today in Gao after the town was taken on January 26 by French and Malian forces from Islamists who had been occupying it for the last year. AFP PHOTO / SIA KAMBOU (Photo credit should read SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)