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University students can now smile as the Health Ministry directs the reopening of the institutions.

Following the school closure about five months ago sounds right, alot of activities have followed.

With the Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Education, George Magoha, promising to reopen University Institutions in September this year 2020.

Later on, of course schools were said they ought to remain closed untill January next year when the Covid-19 curve is expected to have flattened.


Earlier on, Cs Magoha had proposed partial opening of schools. And as we are approaching the next Presidential address, parents are eagerly waiting for next step on tertiary education.


However, following the latest news by the standard, it is highly possible that the institutions may be inching closer to reopening.

In a circular to university deans of school of medicine KMPDC chief executive officer Daniel Yumbya wants urgent measures put in place to allow students undertake the mandatory clinical examinations.

This hints that George Magoha may decide to reopen all the institutions to allow final year students partake their exams while observing Covid-19 protocols.


With the teams already set up to assess the preparedness of the school to reopen,in regard with World Health Organization (WHO) argument that African schools should consider reopening of schools.

So reopening of universities for face to face sessions will be only after approval by the health ministry. But the hope is a course for celebration, right?

Content created and supplied by: aggiehreina (via Opera News )

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