Thursday, September 16, 2021

Somaliland: In a village devastated by food shortage, this doctor is doing all he...

A day in the life of Jama Abdi Abdile, a roving physician in a small village in Somaliland, who does not allow limited access...

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo says he is hospitalised with flu

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Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo said Sunday he is in hospital with a "bad flu" on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza but reassured fans...

Africa East Moves Closer to Banning ‘Skin Bleaches’

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East African countries moved a step closer to approving a ban on skin-bleaching products. The East African Legislative Assembly passed a resolution this month to...

One Nation is Fighting Coronavirus

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Somaliland’s lack of diplomatic recognition often translates into international neglect, but sometimes, models for proper and proactive management can come from unexpected places. Africa—with dense...

13 April: Coronavirus World Update

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Coronavirus Cases: 1,909,244 Deaths: 118,497 Recovered: 440,273 ACTIVE CASES 1,350,474 Currently Infected Patients 1,298,961 (96%) in Mild Condition 51,513 (4%) Serious or Critical CLOSED CASES 558,770 Country, Other Total Cases New Cases Total Deaths New Deaths Total Recovered Active Cases Serious, Critical Tot Cases/ 1M pop Deaths/ 1M pop Total Tests Tests/ 1M pop World 1,909,244 +56,987 118,497 +4,303 440,273 1,350,474 51,513 245 15.2 USA 577,332 +17,032 23,077 +972 33,907 520,348 12,565 1,744 70 2,910,185 8,792 Spain 169,496 +2,665 17,489 +280 64,727 87,280 7,371 3,625 374 600,000 12,833 Italy 159,516 +3,153 20,465 +566 35,435 103,616 3,260 2,638 338 1,046,910 17,315 France 136,779 +4,188 14,967 +574 27,718 94,094 6,821 2,095 229 333,807 5,114 Germany 128,166 +312 3,041 +19 64,300 60,825 4,895 1,530 36 1,317,887 15,730 UK 88,621 +4,342 11,329 +717 N/A 76,948 1,559 1,305 167 367,667 5,416 China 82,160 +108 3,341 +2 77,663 1,156 121 57 2 Iran 73,303 +1,617 4,585 +111 45,983 22,735 3,877 873 55 275,427 3,279 Turkey 61,049 +4,093 1,296 +98 3,957 55,796 1,786 724 15 410,556 4,868 Belgium 30,589 +942 3,903 +303 6,707 19,979 1,234 2,639 337 102,151 8,814 Netherlands 26,551 +964 2,823 +86 250 23,478 1,358 1,550 165 115,992 6,769 Switzerland 25,688 +273 1,138 +32 13,700 10,850 386 2,968 131 193,800 22,393 Canada 25,548 +1,165 767 +50 7,659 17,122 557 677 20 422,200 11,186 Brazil 22,720 +528 1,270 +47 173 21,277 296 107 6 62,985 296 Russia 18,328 +2,558 148 +18 1,470 16,710 8 126 1 1,300,000 8,908 Portugal 16,934 +349 535 +31 277 16,122 188 1,661 52 182,707 17,918 Austria 14,040 +95 368 +18 7,343 6,329 239 1,559 41 148,412 16,479 Israel 11,235 +90 113 +10 1,689 9,433 181 1,298 13 117,339 13,557 Sweden 10,948 +465 919 +20 381 9,648 859 1,084 91 54,700 5,416 Ireland 10,647 +992 365 +31 25 10,257 194 2,156 74 72,000 14,581 S. Korea 10,537 +25 217 +3 7,447 2,873 55 206 4 514,621 10,038 India 10,453 +1,248 358 +27 1,181 8,914 8 0.3 189,111 137 Peru 9,784 +2,265 193 1,798 7,793 134 297 6 87,116 2,642 Ecuador 7,529 +63 355 +22 597 6,577 121 427 20 24,553 1,392 Chile 7,525 +312 82 +2 2,367 5,076 387 394 4 85,035 4,448 Japan 7,370 123 784 6,463 129 58 1.0 77,381 612 Poland 6,934 +260 245 +13 487 6,202 160 183 6 143,630 3,795 Romania 6,633 +333 331 +15 914 5,388 231 345 17 67,204 3,493 Norway 6,551 +26 134 +6 32 6,385 59 1,208 25 127,305 23,483 Australia 6,359 +46 61 +2 3,494 2,804 79 249 2 362,136 14,201 Denmark 6,318 +144 285 +12 2,235 3,798 100 1,091 49 72,099 12,448 Czechia 6,022 +31 143 +5 519 5,360 87 562 13 128,359 11,986 Pakistan 5,496 +266 93 +2 1,095 4,308 44 25 0.4 65,114 295 Saudi Arabia 4,934 +472 65 +6 805 4,064 59 142 2 115,585 3,320 Philippines 4,932 +284 315 +18 242 4,375 1 45 3 33,814 309 Malaysia 4,817 +134 77 +1 2,276 2,464 66 149 2 81,730 2,525 Mexico 4,661 +442 296 +23 1,843 2,522 185 36 2 36,594 284 Indonesia 4,557 +316 399 +26 380 3,778 17 1 27,075 99 UAE 4,123 25 +3 852 3,246 1 417 3 648,195 65,538 Serbia 4,054 +424 85 +5 400 3,569 138 464 10 20,958 2,399 Panama 3,400 87 29 3,284 106 788 20 15,147 3,511 Luxembourg 3,292 +11 69 +3 500 2,723 30 5,259 110 29,315 46,831 Qatar 3,231 +252 7 334 2,890 37 1,121 2 50,828 17,642 Dominican Republic 3,167 +200 177 +4 152 2,838 147 292 16 9,275 855 Ukraine 3,102 +325 93 +10 97 2,912 45 71 2 32,496 743 Finland 3,064 +90 59 +3 300 2,705 74 553 11 46,000 8,302 Belarus 2,919 +341 29 +3 203 2,687 55 309 3 68,000 7,196 Singapore 2,918 +386 9 +1 586 2,323 29 499 2 72,680 12,423 Colombia 2,776 109 270 2,397 92 55 2 41,765 821 Thailand 2,579 +28 40 +2 1,288 1,251 61 37 0.6 71,860 1,030 South Africa 2,272 +99 27 +2 410 1,835 7 38 0.5 83,663 1,411 Argentina 2,208 +66 97 +7 515 1,596 83 49 2 19,758 437 Greece 2,145 +31 99 +1 269 1,777 73 206 9 43,417 4,165 Egypt 2,065 159 589 1,317 20 2 25,000 244 Algeria 1,983 +69 313 +20 601 1,069 60 45 7 3,359 77 Morocco 1,763 +102 126 +8 203 1,434 1 48 3 8,952 243 Moldova 1,712 +50 35 +4 107 1,570 80 424 9 6,271 1,555 Iceland 1,711 +10 8 933 770 10 5,014 23 35,253 103,308 Croatia 1,650 +50 25 +2 400 1,225 34 402 6 17,790 4,333 Hungary 1,458 +48 109 +10 120 1,229 58 151 11 34,819 3,604 Iraq 1,378 +26 78 +2 717 583 34 2 37,791 940 New Zealand 1,349 +19 5 +1 546 798 4 280 1 62,827 13,029 Bahrain 1,348 +212 6 591 751 4 792 4 65,768 38,651 Estonia 1,332 +23 28 +3 102 1,202 9 1,004 21 30,764 23,191 Kuwait 1,300 +66 2 +1 150 1,148 26 304 0.5 Slovenia 1,212 +7 55 +2 152 1,005 34 583 26 35,405 17,030 Azerbaijan 1,148 +50 12 +1 289 847 27 113 1 66,677 6,576 Kazakhstan 1,091 +140 12 +2 138 941 21 58 0.6 69,304 3,691 Lithuania 1,062 +9 24 +1 101 937 14 390 9 41,503 15,246 Armenia 1,039 +26 14 +1 211 814 30 351 5 7,631 2,575 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,037 +28 39 206 792 4 316 12 11,612 3,539 Hong Kong 1,010 +5 4 397 609 13 135 0.5 96,709 12,900 Uzbekistan 998 +133 4 85 909 8 30 0.1 70,000 2,091 North Macedonia 854 +26 38 +4 44 772 15 410 18 8,552 4,105 Cameroon 820 12 98 710 31 0.5 Slovakia 816 +74 2 107 707 5 149 0.4 28,750 5,266 Bangladesh 803 +182 39 +5 42 722 1 5 0.2 11,223 68 Oman 727 +128 4 124 599 3 142 0.8 Tunisia 726 +19 34 +3 43 649 89 61 3 11,825 1,001 Cuba 726 +57 21 +3 121 584 11 64 2 17,133 1,513 Diamond Princess 712 11 619 82 10 Bulgaria 685 +10 32 +3 71 582 36 99 5 18,502 2,663 Afghanistan 665 +58 21 +3 32 612 17 0.5 Cyprus 662 +29 12 +1 65 585 8 548 10 17,923 14,845 Latvia 655 +4 5 16 634 2 347 3 28,776 15,256 Andorra 646 +8 29 128 489 17 8,361 375 1,673 21,653 Lebanon 632 +2 20 80 532 34 93 3 15,408 2,257 Costa Rica 595 3 56 536 14 117 0.6 6,762 1,327 Ivory...

Somaliland Reports First COVID-related Casualty

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The Republic of Somaliland has, on Friday, reported its first loss to COVID-19. According to an official Tweet of the National Preparedness Committee for COVID-19,...

Somaliland COVID-19 Update for May 25

Thirty-five new coronavirus cases have been discovered in Somaliland within the past twenty-four hours. According to a statement read out by the Director-General of the...

Covid-19 Reveals Pitfalls of Chinese ‘Debt-Trap Diplomacy’ for Africa

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China holds 20% of all African governments’ external debt, which makes it a crucial player in the continent’s Covid-19 recovery plans and puts it...

WHO Alerts 6 African Countries after Ebola Outbreaks

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Health authorities have rushed to prevent a repeat of the last outbreak in West Africa. The World Health Organization has asked six African countries to...