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UNICEF chief says COVID-19 worsens global childcare crisis

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | The COVID-19 “pandemic is making a global childcare crisis even worse,” Henrietta Fore, head of the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF), warned Tuesday. Fore’s remark came after the release of a UN study that shows at least 40 million children have missed out on …

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Angola suspends school fees

Luanda, Angola | XINHUA |  Angola on Thursday suspended charging school fees in all public, co-financed and private education institutions during a period of national emergency due to COVID-19. The policy, which applies to all subsystems of education and vocational training, will be in force until classes are resumed in …

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Nigeria plans to disinfect schools ahead of class resumption

Abuja, Nigeria | XINHUA | The Nigerian government has said the disinfection of schools to curb the spread of COVID-19 will begin across the country on Tuesday in preparation for class resumption. The decontamination exercise will make schools safe for learning activities, Minister of Environment Muhammad Mahmood told reporters here, adding …

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