COVID-19

Malawi closes all school to curb the spread of Covid19

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has ordered for the immediate closure of all schools to curb the spread of Covid19 By Collins Orono Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera on January 17 closed all schools in the country with immediate effect as a means of curbing the spread of COVID-19. Malawian media reported that President Chakwera said the government …

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Another School closed as 4 students test positive for Covid19

Four students tested positive for Covid19 at Kiamaina Secondry school By Collins Orono Kiamaina Secondary School in Bahati Constituency, Nakuru county has been closed down for 14 days after four students tested positive for COVID-19. Citizen was the first to report that the decision was arrived at owing to the fact that the school is …

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At least 43 kids killed in North West Syria since March

October has been the worst month. Photo courtesy: Save the Children By Amanda Wakesho Over the past months, 700,000 more children are facing hunger in Syria because of the country’s badly-damaged economy, violence and the impact of COVID-19 restrictions according to a recent report by Save the Children. UN data shows the number of confirmed …

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The Joining forces Alliance launches a 3 – year Child protection project.

The Joining Forces Alliance for Children, commits to protect Children in Kenya from all forms of violence. By Amanda Wakesho Nairobi, November 5th 2020: The joining Forces Alliance on Thursday launched a three-year child protection project funded by the European Union that focuses on protecting children during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. The event which took …

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68 more Students, 5 teachers test Positive for Covid19

By Vivian Maina Bahati Secondary school in Nakuru county is the latest school to report COVID-19 with 68 students and 5 teachers testing positive. Dr. Kariuki Gichuki Nakuru’s CEC confirmed this in a statement while also adding that 115 others are in quarantine while those infected are in isolation.  This comes just days after 52 …

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Voi Primary school closed over Covid 19

Photo Courtesy: Citizen Digital By Amanda Wakesho Voi Primary School in Taita Taveta County, has been closed down after three teachers tested positive for Covid-19, raising fears of mass infections among Grade Four, Class Eight students and other staff at the institution. County director of education, Samson Wanjohi, said contacts of the three teachers have …

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The Virtual Virus

By Constance Ndeleo The online super highway is one of the greatest gifts technology has brought to us, with enormous advantages especially during these unprecedented times. The internet and social media has proved to be a critical platform for girls, to raise concerns about issues that confront them and to provide avenues to express themselves …

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