The Chairman of Nigeria’s Diaspora Alumni Network, Manny Aniebonam says the network is proposing a Nigeria Diaspora Registration Database that will keep the record of Nigeria’s resources in the diaspora. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the side-lines of the Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit.
Over 110,900 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent - with more than 44,500 recoveries & 3,300 deaths. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://arcg.is/XvuSX.Distributed by APO Group on behalf of WHO Regional Office for Africa.Media filesDownload logo
Coronavirus – Kenya: Govt announce 22 new cases of COVID-19 & warns those giving false information to stop
Download logoThe Government is calling upon the people who are going for COVID – 19 targeted testing in Nairobi and Mombasa to provide the right information and contact to the state. Health Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS), Dr. Rashid Aman revealed that the Ministry of Health has noticed a disturbing trend where individuals are providing wrong contacts and telephone numbers during testing. This he said is serious considering that some of them have tes
Download logoHighlights of the situation report Two (2) new recoveries were reported from Harare. 282 RDT screening tests and 219 PCR diagnostic tests were done. The cumulative number of tests done to date is 37039 (21484 RDT and 15555 PCR). To date the total number of confirmed cases remains at 56; recovered 25, active cases 27 and 4 deaths, since the onset of the outbreak on 20 March 2020. Number of Tests Done Number of Confirmed Cases Number R
Download logoCOVID-19: Potchefstroom Hospital’s outpatient department closed following decontamination The total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the North West Province as of Sunday, 24 May 2020 is 94, an increase of 13 from previously reported cases. This is the highest daily increase of cases ever recorded in the Province. The province has recorded 24 cases in the last seven days. The cases include a 59 year old professional nurse who tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, 2
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