Schools reopen in Kenya after a nine-month disruption caused by the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Hand sanitisation stations are in place and staff check the temperature of students before they are allowed into school. Many parents are happy to see their children back in school as it gives them more freedom to work, though they also have concerns about the potential for the virus to spread among students.
Every day, around sixty children make their way to a school set up in a makeshift tent on the sidelines of protests against agricultural reform in India. The school was created for local slum children, who either don't go to school or haven't been since schools closed in March due to the coronavirus.
An Abuja- based secondary school, Premiere Academy, has honoured one of its final year students adjudged to have made excellent results in the 2020 West African Examination Council, WAEC, released recently. The 17-year old, identified as Mulan Sylvia Andrew, was showered with accolades for the brilliant performance during a brief virtual ceremony, held to that effect yesterday in the school’s premises.