Public health systems in Africa are coming under severe strain as the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic persists. But as countries battle to bring the outbreak under
Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and all the country’s lawmakers completed a two-week quarantine Thursday after testing negative for the new coronavirus. A top government official
Pata Pata, the popular song by the late Grammy-award winning singer Miriam Makeba has been re-released with new lyrics to spread information about coronavirus to vulnerable communities Once called the “world’s most
Presidents of West African countries, under the aegis of the Economic Community of West African States Authority of Heads of State and Governments, have appointed
Muslims in Kenya will start observing the holy month of Ramadhan on Saturday, Chief Kadhi, Ahmed Muhdhar has announced. Sheikh Muhdhar said the crescent moon,
The Nigeria Government said it has secured the release of 60 out of the 73 Nigerians serving various jail terms in Tanzanian prisons.It said arrangements
When the coronavirus began hitting Western economies, it hurt the economies of African countries, too – not only because of a loss in trade and
The Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) will be approaching the courts to have the ban on the sale of cigarettes under the national lockdown lifted.