The world's children bear the brunt of COVID-19 pandemic

Children usually rejoice during a break from school, assuming it will be a chance to slack of. But this is time, with the spread of the new coronavirus which has forced governments around the world to impose a lockdown in response, more than a billion children out of school are going through a severe test. This as they are trapped in their homes, with visiting their friends or going to the movies not even an option. To reflect more on this difficult period for children and what parents can do to help, Channel Africa's Jwalane Thulo spoke to James Elder of the UN child agency, UNICEF.