Lists Of African Countries Where School Activities Is Currently Ongoing School Resumption Update Across Africas Such As Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria earlier update on school resumption date in Nigeria, he stated that from Monday 29 June, 2020 final year student for the following level, Primary six, JSS 3 and SS 3 will start school first, inorder to prepare ahead of forthcoming exams.

Nigeria Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 announced the update on school resumption after months of lockdown amid coronavirus outbreak in West African nation.

However, all other Secondary and tertiary schools (public and private) apart from the ones mentioned above are to remain closed, until further notice.

Since March 26, all schools in Nigeria have been closed as a means to coutail coronavirus spread In the country as well as all West African states.

The good news is that not Nigeria and others West African State have started to ease lockdown measures gradually, this is an indication that schools will resume soon in Nigeria.

See The List Of African Countries where Primary, secondary and higher school activities has reopen


Earlier , Tanzania become the first African country to allow her students go back to school since the outbreak of coronavirus in East Africa region.

The follows the directives of President John Magufuli, he gave the detective some weeks before they finally reopened. They suspend all schools activities on 17 March, 2020 soon after the outbreak of COVID19.

Federal Authorities gave schools safety guidelines to adopt in order to prevent further outbreak and also protect pupils from the virus


Government of Papua New Guinea allow school to reopen on 4 May. World Health Organisation, WHO work with partners to assist the government to put measures in place to make it possible for schools to reopen safely.

South Africa

Schools in South Africa resume on 8 June even as some most parents protested that Government should not allow school Reopening yet.


In Cameroon, primary and secondary school students who are getting prepared for their final year exams, where directed to return to class since on Monday 1 June.

The Minister of Secondary Education, Pauline Lyonga, the move was to help the students recover all the lessons they have missed, as well as helping the parents who are gradually resuming work activities

Among the measures schools in the West African country must observe are temperature checks, compulsory mask-wearing, customized school buses and designated routes to classrooms to prevent the gathering of crowds.

Ivory coast

Among the earliest countries to reopen schools in Africa are Ivory Coast, they resume school activities and learning on 25 May.


In Senegal, President Macky Sall postpone the reopening of schools which they initially schedule for 2 June after some their teachers test positive for coronavirus in the country’s southern Ziguinchor region.


President Yoweri Museveni said the country is not ready yet to resume any school Reopening activities in the country.

The country earlier sheldue Jun 4 as their Resumption date, but the Federal Authorities later change mind due to the facts that the country have inadequate test kits.

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