WhatsApp can now be used to download your COVID-19 certificate online with the government introducing another easy way to get it. All WhatsApp users can follow a simple method to instantly download their COVID-19 vaccination certificate. This method has been introduced via the MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot on WhatsApp. This bot was introduced in March last year to help prevent misinformation around the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this year, the MyGov Corona Helpdesk bot also introduced the ability to find nearby COVID-19 vaccination centres.   

How to get your COVID-19 vaccination certificate through MyGov Corona Helpdesk on WhatsApp

In order to get

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Pleasantville School District had been all-virtual since March of last year. It wasn’t until June that the school opened up in-person learning two days a week for students in special education and English Language Learners. Most of the students attending summer school hadn’t been back in school at all last school year.

Assistant Superintendent Christiana Otuwa said it was important that the summer program addressed a variety of needs, from academics to enrichment programs to social skills, and even to learning the building layouts.

“We want to integrate all that into our curriculum so that all students are paid attention

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This story was originally published by Searchlight New Mexico and is posted here as part of an ongoing collaboration with Rolling Stone. 

The story was produced with support from the Doris O’Donnell Innovations in Investigative Journalism Fellowship, awarded by the Center for Media Innovation at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Snuggled between tumbleweeds and utility poles, with a view of Ute Mountain through the windshield, high school sophomore Evan Allen placed his school-issued laptop on the center armrest of his grandmother’s truck and switched on his mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. Another school day was about to begin.

Every weekday, not

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Olivia Colman and Imelda Staunton are among dozens of high-profile artists calling for a levy on tech devices to help boost the creative industries battling to recover from the effects of the pandemic.

The arts industry has been hit hard by COVID-19.

It is worth £10.8bn a year to the UK economy, but the coronavirus crisis has caused venues to close, events to be cancelled, and left thousands of jobs at risk.

Organisers behind the proposal say the Smart Fund could raise up to £300m a year from payments of between 1{32cab40226fb9659b52e7925d8240640c7cae90b58a254f5ffce23f5dca80369} and 3{32cab40226fb9659b52e7925d8240640c7cae90b58a254f5ffce23f5dca80369} of the sales value of

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JOHANNESBURG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Esther Dhlamini went to collect her pension in Johannesburg’s Soweto township, she was surprised to find a local bishop on hand to soothe her fears about COVID-19 vaccination and register her for the jab on his mobile phone.

Community “foot soldiers” like the bishop are among numerous initiatives being scrambled across South Africa to tackle a digital divide that threatens to hit vaccine take-up among people without internet access – including many pensioners.

“I was afraid to get vaccinated and didn’t know how to,” said Dhlamini, 71, outside the Boxer supermarket where she goes

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Online classes amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has boosted the import of mobile phones in Nepal, according to data released by the country’s Department of Customs.


As online teaching is continuing, demand for smartphones has grown substantially in the Himalayan country, leading to a growing import of mobile phones during the first 11 months of the current 2020-21 fiscal year which ends in mid-July, reports Xinhua news agency.





According to the Ministry data, Nepal imported mobile phones worth 34.14 billion NPR ($287 million) during the first 11 months

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