ALSO READ: COVID-19: WAEC can’t determine resumption date — FG According to the Minister, “…Our schools will only open when we believe it is safe for our children and that is when the situation is right, not when the incidence of the (Covid-19) infection is going up in the nation. I just want to make it clear. We will not open soon for examination or for any reason, even WASSCE unless it is safe for our children. WAEC will not determine for us what to do. Schools will remain closed”. … [Read more...] about Nigeria’s non-participation in the 2020 West African School Certificate Examination: Irreparable damage
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“Yaris Cross is a stylish and flexible vehicle for people with active lifestyles who appreciate the strength, space and high-riding qualities of an SUV at a scale that suits their daily need to negotiate city streets and laneways,” Mr Hanley said. … [Read more...] about Toyota to launch new Yaris Cross SUV later this year
How did it win? Two rock blockbusters (Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the U.S.A. and Prince and the Revolution’s Purple Rain) split the votes of progressive, rock-leaning voters. Those other albums are considered more classic today –they are in the Grammy Hall of Fame, while Richie’s album is not-- but there were only so many rock-leaning voters in the academy in 1985. When their votes split right down the middle, a path opened up for Richie, who was the clear favorite of pop- and R&B-leaning voters. The other nominees in this very strong field were Tina Turner's Private Dancer and Cyndi Lauper's debut album, She's So Unusual. … [Read more...] about John Legend Says ‘It’s Almost Impossible for a Black Artist to Win Album of the Year’ at the Grammys: Is He Right?
Manchester Weather Forecast, England vs West Indies 2nd Test England will look to bounce back at Old Trafford, Manchester after a shock defeat at Lords by four wickets. What will bolster England’s batting would be the return of regular skipper Joe Root. There could be a couple of more changes as England would look to win and level the series 1-1. West Indies, on the other hand, will look to maintain the momentum they earned at Lords. It is set to be a cracker at Old Trafford, starting Thursday. … [Read more...] about Manchester Weather Forecast, England vs West Indies 2nd Test, Old Trafford: Will Rain Play Spoilsport?
Kapoor sees it as a great sign that the Maharashtra government is cautiously allowing shoots for all formats to begin again, albeit with strict guidelines in place. “It proves what experts everywhere have been telling us all along...that we need to make safety procedures and building immunity a part of our daily lives. Covid is not going away anytime soon so it’s imperative that we adjust our expectations of what’s considered ‘normal’ to include these basic but crucial precautions,” he says. … [Read more...] about Anil Kapoor on the OTT vs theatre debate: I was convinced of the potential of OTT platforms much before the Covid-19 crisis