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COVID-19: Rwandans Express Concerns Over Reopening Of Schools

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Rwandans have expressed mixed feelings as the education sector plans to reopen in September.

Parents and caregivers want authorities to be cautious in reopening schools amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Schools have been closed for five months now as a result of the coronavirus.  Many parents want this measure to continue.
With just a few weeks to the slated opening of the school calendar, many say it’s time to learn ways of living with the COVID-19 pandemic while others argue extra caution should be taken to avoid a second wave of the disease.

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Meanwhile, some education experts have expressed sentiments on continued school closure.

Rwanda has reported more than 2,000 COVID-19 cases, but it has seen a decline in the number of cases this month. Schools, on the other hand, are preparing for reopening with new classrooms and toilets being built.

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Bah Ndaw Sworn In As Mali’s Transitional President Following Coup

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Bah Ndaw Sworn In As Mali’s Transitional President Following Coup

Mali’s new interim president Bah Nda`w has been sworn into office today, Friday at a ceremony in the nation`s capital, Bamako.  The former defence minister and retired army colonel was picked by coup leader, Colonel Assimi Goita, to head a transitional government until elections are held. Colonel Assimi Goita, will serve as deputy president.

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Nda`w said, in his inauguration speech, that he will end militant insurgency in the country’s north and stop organized crime.

The military junta in Mali took over power and forced Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta out of office five weeks ago. ECOWAS leaders have overseen negotiations for a return to democracy.  The appointment of a civilian president was a condition for the west African regional group, ECOWAS, to lift the sanctions it earlier imposed after the coup.

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Mali leaders are hoping ECOWAS will lift sanctions on the country after the inauguration. The new government is expected to be in office for a transition period of 18 months that will lead to an election.

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