Gunmen abduct 317 schoolgirls in Northwest Nigeria

Search and rescue operations are underway around the town of Jangebe in Zamfara state in northwest Nigeria on to 317 schoolgirls seized by unidentified...

Amanda Gorman the Poet who Plans to Climb Capitol Hill in 2036

Amanda Gorman, the youngest poet in U.S. history to mark the transition of presidential power, offered a hopeful vision for a deeply divided country on...

UN concerned about the developing humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa

The United Nations is warning of a full-scale humanitarian crisis in northern Ethiopia and neighboring areas. “Even before the current hostilities, nearly a million people...

Africa Code Week to promote more girl child participation on digital platforms

By Dumisani Sigogo In its sixth year running the Africa Code Week (ACW) the largest digital literacy initiative on the continent officially kicked off the...
Michael Jordan pledges $100 million for promoting racial equality

Michael Jordan pledges $100 million for promoting racial equality

Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand are giving $100 million to organizations dedicated to promoting racial equality and social justice. Nike had committed on Friday...

Children are better off in school, says academy chief

The biggest academy chain in London is preparing to reopen next month, warning of the “social and emotional” impact on pupils of delaying a return...

Reopening schools may be unsafe, disease expert warns

A leading scientist today warned it was still “uncertain and debatable” whether it is safe to reopen schools after the Government said it hoped that primary-age...

When will schools reopen? Everything you need to know about your child’s return to...

The Government has announced its ambition for all primary school pupils in England to go back to school for a month before the summer. Schools were closed as...

Headteachers eager to reopen schools as firm proposes ‘big top’ classrooms

London headteachers today spoke of their desire to reopen and give children back the “security and joy” of school. The Government wants to start re­opening primary...

Headteacher tells parents he’d rather children retake a year than die from coronavirus

A headteacher in Kent has warned parents in a letter that social distancing in primary schools is impossible. Howard Fisher, head of St George's Church of England...

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