Africa Education 

KCPE and KCSE Exams canceled as Covid-19 cripples Education in Kenya

Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha has announced that this year’s nationwide examinations will not happen. The KCPE and KCSE prospects who were to sit for the examinations this year will have to wait till 2021. The CS stated: Stakeholders have shelved the initial proposition to reopen schools in September for Requirement 8 and Kind Four candidates.The CS also revealed that all standard knowing organizations will re-open in January next year, as that is when the infection curve is anticipated to have actually flattened. All students and pupils will be…

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Covid19 Europe 

COVID-19: Bans, warnings for packed minibuses, gatherings in Turkey

Turkey’s struggle against the coronavirus outbreak encounters obstacles despite relative success. Overcrowded places remain a fertile ground for infection while authorities strive to end the scenes of people too close to each other and occasionally, without protective masks. Nationwide, send-off ceremonies for conscripts, a popular custom, pose a risk while it is private-run minibuses crammed with passengers which threatens the fight against infections in Istanbul, the country’s most populated city which long had the highest number of new cases. Since the beginning of the week, governorates in at least a…

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Australasia Covid19 

Coronavirus: Australia to close Victoria-New South Wales border

The border between Australia’s two most populous states, Victoria and New South Wales (NSW), is to close after a spike in Covid-19 cases in Melbourne. The outbreak in Victoria’s capital has seen hundreds of cases in the past two weeks – more than 95% of new Australian infections. Until now, the two states had maintained open borders even when others had shut them. The closure, beginning on Wednesday, will restrict travel to permit holders. Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews said it was a joint decision with Prime Minister Scott Morrison and…

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Asia Covid19 

Palestine’s ventilators at maximum capacity as COVID-19 cases skyrocket

Palestine reached a terrifying milestone over the weekend: as of July 4th, all 350 artificial respirators available in the occupied Palestinian territories were officially occupied, both by COVID-19 patients, and patients with chronic illnesses, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. Leaders are struggling to maintain control over the virus, as the number of cases soared past 5,000 cases. According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, as of July 7th there were at least 5,092 cases of the virus in the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip.…

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Covid19 Europe 

Coronavirus: 85 New People Tested Positive In Belgium,Brings Total To 62,016

An average of 85.1 people per day tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium, according to figures by the Federal Public Health Service on Monday. The total number of confirmed cases in Belgium, since the beginning of the pandemic, is 62,016. The total reflects all people in Belgium who have been infected, and includes confirmed active cases as well as patients who have since recovered, or died from the consequences of the virus. The trend of the number of new infections continues to decrease, according to the authorities.…

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