Tag: coronavirus

Zimbabwe tightens coronavirus lockdown in capital Harare as cases hit 203

Zimbabwean troops and police on Tuesday tightened the coronavirus lockdown in the capital Harare, blocking many cars and buses from entering the central business district as cases of infections increased.

Billionaire Bill Gates: 6 movies and TV shows to help relieve pandemic stress

For billionaire Bill Gates, reading and watching TV and movies helps “stem the tide” of anxiety amid the Covid-19 pandemic, he said in a blog post on May 18.

Sub-Saharan Africa to suffer 23.1% decline in remittances in 2020 – World Bank

The coronavirus pandemic is leaving migrant workers unable to send money or goods home to families, cutting off a vital lifeline for communities already under siege from a barrage of external shocks.

SA to move to level 3 of lockdown on 1st June, these are the details…

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa addressing the nation this evening said the spread of COVID-19 will get worse before it gets better. He said following consultations...

Op-Ed: Why Africa cannot afford an extended hard lockdown in the COVID-19 crisis

To find a balance between containing the virus and maintaining a semblance of economic activity will require a different approach.

Op-Ed: How Angola can use its industries to fight COVID-19

Zandre Campos examines what we can learn from past epidemics and how a country's industries can help to fight COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Lagos moves to decongest mortuaries & prisons

Lagos state plans to decongest mortuaries and correctional facilities across the state. According to the State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, non-COVID-19 deaths whose funerals are stalled by the lent period were piling up. He also signed a release order for 209 inmates....