Category: Africa News

Coronavirus – Ghana: Situation Update, Confirmed Covid-19 Cases In Ghana As At 03 April 2020, 17:30hrs

Download logoSince the last update, Ghana has confirmed one (1) additional COVID-19 case from Upper East Region. This particular case…

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Address by His Excellency Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of The Republic of Malawi, on confirmed Coronavirus cases

Download logoFellow Malawians, As you are all aware, the world has been attacked by Coronavirus. And until today, Malawi had…

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Coronavirus – Uganda: 3 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed

Download logo 3 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed out of the 419 samples tested at UVRI. The confirmed number of…

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Coronavirus – Somalia: two new cases of Coronavirus in Somalia

Download logoThere are 2 new cases of coronavirus in Somalia. Total confirmed: 7 Recovered: 1 Deaths: 0 Distributed by APO…

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Coronavirus – Nigeria: Federal Government confirms 190 cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria

Download logoThe Honorable Minister, Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has confirmed 10 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24hrs, cumulatively…

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Coronavirus – South Africa: Minister Gwede Mantashe on sector interventions during Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Download logoSince our last engagement with members of the media wherein we announced interventions to support the decisive action by…

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Coronavirus – South Africa: North West on opening informal businesses during Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Download logoThe National Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni of Department Small Business Development has clarified the issue relating to the operations of…

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Seven tips for protecting against the coronavirus

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Africa: COVID-19 Surveillance Update -3 April 2020 5:00p.m

Total number positive cases in Africa 7,028 50 countries  289 deaths  592 recovery cases by Region African Union Member States…

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LOCKING DOWN AFRICA NOW: There is no time for test runs (By Victor Oladokun)

By Victor Oladokun, outgoing Director of Communication & External Relations at the African Development Bank Group Two days ago, I received…

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Coronavirus – Borno state: In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, other diseases will not relent

Download logoAfter more than a decade of armed conflict, outbreaks of severe malnutrition, malaria, measles and cholera, approximately 1.5 million…

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Coronavirus – Nigeria: Six new cases of COVID-19 reported in Osun State, Nigeria

Six new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Osun State, Nigeria. As at 11:00 am 3rd April there are…

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Coronavirus – Zambia: No new confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Zambia

In the last 24hrs, there were no new confirmed cases of #COVID19 recorded in Zambia Distributed by APO Group on…

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Coronavirus – Africa: Update

6,860 cases on the African continent, with 269 reported deaths.  WHO African Region urges all Member Sates to continue enhancing information…

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Coronavirus – Uganda: SCD Uganda contributes UGX 200 million to fight COVID-19 in Uganda

The Permanent Secretary,  Diana Atwine received UGX 200 million from SCD Uganda, Ltd as their contribution to the fight against COVID-19…

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Coronavirus – Eswatini COVID-19 essential services as regulated

Download logoSubsequent to the statement by His Excellency Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini on the 1st April 2020, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry…

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Coronavirus – Botswana: State of Public Emergency starts at midnight – a COVID-19 Response

Download logoAfter recording 4 cases of COVID-19 including 1 (one) death, His Excellency the President Dr Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi declared…

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Coronavirus – Sudan: UNAMID and State Health Authorities launch Community Awareness Campaign against COVID-19

UNAMID’s Communications and Public Information (CPIS) and Governance and Community Stabilization Sections (GCSS), in partnership with the Darfur state authorities,…

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Coronavirus – Kenya: Harleys LTD donate Sanitizers to Kenya

Download logo The new Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service Director Charles Rombo receives a donation of Sanitizers from the Managing…

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African Development Bank celebrates milestone with first social bond listing on London Stock Exchange

Download logoThe African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) “Fight Covid-19” social bond, the largest social bond to date to be issued in…

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