Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Why are Africa’s Coronavirus Successes Being Overlooked?

Examples of innovation aren’t getting the fanfare they would do if they emerged from Europe or the US Remember, early on in the Covid-19 pandemic,...
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Covid-19: Kenya Closes Tanzania, Somalia Borders

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday ordered the closure of borders with Tanzania and Somalia as cross-border Covid-19 infections continued to rise. The President also extended...

Somalia Coronavirus-related Deaths Rise to 38

As of May 5, today, the official, confirmed deaths of COVID-19-contracted cases has risen to 38, according to the Somalia Ministry of Health daily...

Light Kenyan Aircraft Brought Down by Rocket Propelled Grenade in Somalia

A light Kenyan aircraft with 6 crew members has been brought down after getting hit with a rocket-propelled grenade in Somalia while landing. The Embraer...

Ghana Develops COVID-19 Test Kit Giving Results in 20 Minutes

Scientists in Ghana have made groundbreaking progress in the country’s fight against the novel coronavirus. The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) scientists have manufactured...

Turkey Foreign Minister Attends AU Video Conferencing on Somalia After COVID-19

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday attended a high-level meeting on Somalia via video conferencing. Organized by African Union, the conference discussed “steps to...

How Covid-19 is Affecting Remittances to Africa

Global remittances are projected to fall by 20% in 2020, according to a new report by the World Bank.  This decline is expected to have...

Africa’s Biggest – Ethiopian Airlines – Fights for Survival Amid Pandemic

In early March, Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam told an aviation conference in Addis Ababa the coronavirus pandemic was “a temporary problem” — comparable...

COVID 19: A Catastrophe that Africa Needs to Comprehend as a Disaster

COVID-19 has already loomed into our continent and countries, thus we need to engage the appropriate Disaster Management steps considering our situations, and focus...

Coronavirus: Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma Announces Third Set Of Donation To Africa

The founder of Alibaba Group and Chinese billionaire, Jack Ma has made a third donation of medical equipment which will be arriving the continent...

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Somaliland: Covid19 Update for June 1st

Twenty-eight new coronavirus cases have been discovered in the Republic of Somaliland for the past twenty-four hours after 75 cases were tested. Twenty-two of them...

Somalia NGO Consortium Strongly Condemns Killing Of Galooley Health Workers

PRESS STATEMENT The Somalia NGO Consortium condemns in the strongest terms the repugnant attack on civilian health workers in Somalia this week. Their abduction and...