No re-opening of school on  July 13: Covid-19 spike worries Malawi government

Malawi government through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has announced that schools will not re-open in the country on  July 13, 2020 as eelier planned and communicated.

Justin Saidi: We had inadequate inspectors

According to the Ministry’s  Principal Secretary Justin Saidi, government will have to come up with a new date.

He said this through a statement released on Monday.

“The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology wishes to inform teachers, tutors, lectures,  students, parents and guardians and the general public that official date for the re-opening  of schools will be made public by government after careful analysis of the status of the pandemic,” reads the statement.

It further warns that all communications confirming 13th June, 2020 without prior approval from government be disregarded.

Government has since assured the general public that possible determination of re-opening of schools will be made public as soon as possible.

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COME TO SCHCOOL
7 months ago

But chonde a MSCE ndi a 8 agolembako chifukwa adalipira kare komaso polemba amakhala patalipatali almost one meter apart

Silica gell
8 months ago

It was a blessing in disguise for APM to leave stage, people wouldn’t have listened to him on the justification not to open schools by 13 July.

Bwana Wa Ulesi
Bwana Wa Ulesi
8 months ago
Reply to  Silica gell

Uli ndi nzeru….. APM is Hero unSUNG….

Maunits
Maunits
8 months ago

Agree with you George Malema.

Mbuzi ndi Mkota
Mbuzi ndi Mkota
8 months ago

Koma seriously uyu ndiwosayenera kuyendetsa maphuziro. coming with incomplete information is traumatising.

George Malemu
George Malemu
8 months ago

The Commission set that date of 13th in good time but the Ministry was sleeping on its duty without making all the precaution measures. If the reason is that the Covid-19 figures are increasing, do you think the figures will go down sooner. Suppose the figures keep on rising until 2022 will the schools remain closed. Just put up measures so that learners, teachers, staff members are all protected from this pandemic.

Jkay
Jkay
8 months ago
Reply to  George Malemu

I don’t think you have children

James
James
8 months ago
Reply to  George Malemu

They are waiting for vaccine to be ready

Hastings waBanda
Hastings waBanda
7 months ago
Reply to  George Malemu

suggest a measure please.

CHIMANGO
CHIMANGO
8 months ago

Lord have mercy on us, free us from the pandemic.

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