schools closed in Ethiopia

Ethiopia: schools closed to support war effort

Education ministry in Ethiopia has announced that secondary schools will temporary be closed to allow students to help in harvesting crops for Ethiopians on the war front, state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) has reported.

Education Minister Berhanu Nega said the schools would be closed for a week.

The ministry shared the news on Twitter:

On Monday, the government said more than 1.2 million students were out of school due to the ongoing conflict in the north.

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