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COVID-19: Zimbabwean Teachers Embark On Nationwide Strike

The Challenges of living with COVID-19 Pandemic realities as the educational activities in most African nations for all most two-month haven crippled by the diseases.

Naija News understands that the Zimbabwean authority announced the reopening of school as coronavirus takes a toll in the country.

However, Teachers in Zimbabwe have opposed a phased reopening of schools saying safety measures are not yet in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Meanwhile, in a similar development, Malian teachers have gone on a nationwide strike as the schools within the country resumed educational activities after being closed for two months, over fears of inadequate protection against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Details of the number of students affected were unavailable, but seven teachers’ unions are striking, officials said, in a move that will hit public primary and secondary schools, as well as teacher-training colleges.

Sambou Diadie Fofana, the general secretary of Mali’s National Union of Secondary School Teachers, said  that the strike was triggered by a “lack of measures (taken) in schools to pr

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