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Jan 18 school resumption date stands—FG

Jan 18 school resumption date stands—FG

The federal government says the January 18, 2021 resumption date for schools stands. According to Ben Goong, director, press and public relations of the federal ministry of education, the decision not to alter the date was taken after wide consultation. Adamu Adamu, minister of education, had earlier said the date might be reviewed as a result […]
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COVID-19: Osun fixes Sept 21 for schools to resume

COVID-19: Osun fixes Sept 21 for schools to resume

The Osun Government says Sept. 21 has been tentatively fixed for the reopening of schools shut down due to coronavirus pandemic in the state. The Commissioner for Information and Civic, Mrs Funke Egbemode made this known in a statement in Osogbo on Tuesday. Egbemode said stakeholders were expected to continue to put protocols in place […]

Zimbabwe president signs law allowing pregnant girls to continue in school

Zimbabwe president signs law allowing pregnant girls to continue in school

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has signed a law barring government schools from excluding girls, who fall pregnant, from attending lessons. Teachers are also no longer allowed to cane pupils, under amendments to the Education Act, which became law on Saturday. The new law also says that no pupil shall be excluded from school for non-payment […]

Kenyan students mourn lost year as school scrapped over virus

Kenyan students mourn lost year as school scrapped over virus

Kenyan teenager Bella Achieng Otieno wants nothing more than to return to her classroom, growing anxious about her future with every passing day her school is closed because of coronavirus. “I feel bad because ‘corona’ has destroyed everything, and we cannot go to school. I pray so that the corona thing should be finished,” said […]