Saturday, 31 October 2020
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Up to date news on the coronavirus pandemic in Africa. Covid-19 menaces the African continent whilst governments try to slow the virus spread.   

Nairobi News

Covid-19 cases across Africa exceed 1.6 million

Since covid-19 sprouted from Wuhan China, over 1.1 million people have lost their lives across 189 countries. Brazil, the United States, and India remain the worst-hit internationally while the globa...
Nairobi News

Coronavirus developments in Africa thus far

The rate of covid-19 spread is slowing down in Africa. The daily conformed cases have dropped significantly. This is mainly attribued to the drop in numbers from the populous Nigeria, South Africa,...
Nairobi News

Coronavirus: a roundup of the latest developments in Africa

Millions of people across the continent have had to change their normal routines, behavioral practices, and social interactions, yet cases of covid-19 continue to rise. As a sign of covid-19 fatigue...
Nairobi News

A summary of coronavirus developments in Africa

The covid-19 pandemic is spreading fast across the African continent, prompting the WHO to raise alarm bells. Africa has close to a million confirmed cases and 20,000 fatalities. Despite the rising nu...
Nairobi News

The African ventilator dilemna

  The WHO estimates there are less than 2000 ventilators within the 41 countries that have thus far reported cases of COVID-19 in Africa. A UN Economic Commission for Africa report raised a warnin...
Nairobi News

African leaders stand in solidarity with WHO chief

Leaders from the African continent have rallied behind the World Health Organization chief,  who hails from Ethiopia. The spirit of unison was prompted by the recent comments from the United States...
Nairobi News

Kenya Airways flies food to London

  Kenya Airways has recently flown 40 tonnes of fresh fruit and vegetables to London Kenya Airways has recently flown 40 tonnes of fresh fruit and vegetables to London in order to boost its fresh...
Nairobi News

Coronavirus in Africa: Kenya goes in partial lockdown

President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a lockdown order for travel in and out of the Nairobi Metropolitan Area in Kenya for the next three weeks untill 17 April.  At the moment, the capital Nairobi seems to...
Nairobi News

Kenyan police use violence to enforce curfew against spread of Covid-19

According to government figures, announced on 31 March, 50 people in Kenya have tested positive for Covid-19, with two deaths. However it is generally believed that there are many more cases. And al...
Nairobi News

Kenya government urges for calm after new coronavirus cases emerge

The last three days have been a mix of panic, confusion, and misinformation in Kenya. Fears over coronavirus have engulfed the public mood as the authorities try to reassure the country. Kenyans have...
Nairobi News

Latest developments on the Coronavirus in Africa

The African Union has requested African countries not to prevent their citizens from returning home. The first confirmation of the coronavirus internationally was reported on January 7. Ever since, th...
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