Kenya cancels 2020 school year, classes to resume next year

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Kenya has declared the academic year of 2020 lost because of the coronavirus pandemic. All primary and secondary schools in the East Africa nation will remain closed until January 2021.

The Ministry of Education announced on Tuesday (July 7) that the decision was arrived at following consultations with all industry stakeholders.

According to Education Minister George Magoha, students will repeat a year as schools had closed in mid-March, three months after the academic calendar had begun.

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