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France Ships Over 200,000 Donated COVID-19 Vaccinations to Sudan

France Ships Over 200,000 Donated COVID-19 Vaccinations to Sudan

Sudan received a shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccinations from France; 218,400 doses were sent to the nation as a donation, reports the health ministry and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) according to Reuters on Aug. 28, 2021. The shots were delivered with UNICEF’s assistance through the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility. Sudan’s initial shipment through […]

Chicago Mandates City Vaccinations for Workers and Volunteers

Chicago Mandates City Vaccinations for Workers and Volunteers

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a vaccination mandate that affects all city workers and volunteers. The deadline for all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is Oct. 15, 2021. The mandate announcement, made on August 25, quickly received pushback from union leaders. In a press release, Lightfoot explains why she is insisting on vaccinations. […]

Chicagoans Pay Too Much in Ever-Increasing City-Based Taxes

Chicagoans Pay Too Much in Ever-Increasing City-Based Taxes

Chicago is heading downhill because of the high-cost city-based taxes compared to the quality of services offered in return. It ranked 141 out of the 150 largest U.S. cities, according to a WalletHub financial research statement released in July 2021. The report revealed the city had been slowly increasing the cost of products and services […]

Explosions Kill at Least 60 Afghans Injure Hundreds Near Kabul Airport

Explosions Kill at Least 60 Afghans Injure Hundreds Near Kabul Airport

As the United States and its allies push to evacuate key people out of Afghanistan, an explosion occurred at the Hamid Karzai International Airport’s Abbey Gate in Kabul on Aug. 26, 2021. At least one more blast was reported at the Baron Hotel, less than two kilometers away from the airport. The number of those […]

The News School in Review

The News School in Review

The News School (TNS) or TheNewsSchool.com was founded in November 2015 by Christine Houston and DiMarkco Chandler. Since its inception, its primary purpose has been to provide a boldly inclusive training platform for youth and adults in the practice of news reporting. In early July 2016, TNS launched its first summer bootcamp journalism program with […]