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Zimbabwe to gradually re-open schools from October 26

Zimbabwe to gradually re-open schools from October 26

ZIMBABWE will gradually re-open primary and secondary schools from October 26 for all pupils, ending a break of seven months that was precipitated by the coronavirus outbreak, the information minister has announced. The government had earlier this month said only students who are taking their final examinations would return to school. Tuesday's announcement by information minister Monica Mutsvangwa came after teachers unions said their members would boycott classes to press authorities to pay them a COVID-19 risk allowance and a pay rise. Mutsvangwa said the first group of primary and secondary pupils would go back to class on Oct. 26…
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Ten Tanzanian schoolchildren killed in dormitory fire

Ten Tanzanian schoolchildren killed in dormitory fire

NUZULACK DAUSEN TEN Tanzanian schoolchildren were killed when a dormitory at a privately-owned primary school in the north of the country caught fire, a senior government official said on Monday. Police, the fire department and other government officials have started an investigation into the fire, the cause of which is unknown, Marco Gaguti, the regional commissioner for Kagera, told Reuters by phone. "This dormitory was housing 74 pupils and when it caught fire the pupils started fleeing, but due to the impact of the fire some couldn't make it on time," Gaguti said. Seven other children suffered from burns during…
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