CORONAVIRUS

27-Jan-2021 to 11:15

Covid-19: State of emergency extended in Dakar, Thies

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The Senegalese government has extended a state of emergency with a partial curfew in the regions of Dakar and Thies until February 20, 2021.

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26-Jan-2021 to 17:21

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 2,653 new cases, 26 new deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 2,653 new cases and 26 new deaths of COVID-19 in past 24 hours, official figures show on Tuesday.

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26-Jan-2021 to 14:50

Pretoria warns rich nations against Covid ‘vaccine nationalism’

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday told rich countries that their current conduct of practicing coronavirus “vaccine nationalism" was unacceptable, and would backfire if citizens from poor countries who desperately need the vaccines are left unprotected from the disease which has killed over two million people worldwide.

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25-Jan-2021 to 19:36

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 3,143 new cases, 20 new deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 3,143 new cases and 20 new deaths of COVID-19 in past 24 hours, official figures show on Monday.

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25-Jan-2021 to 13:41

S/Africa’s Covid-19 vaccinations to target most needy – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s coronavirus vaccination campaign will target the country’s most needy people like health workers, teachers, security agents, the aged and the infirm nationwide, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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25-Jan-2021 to 09:29

Over 2,400 punished for violating Rwanda Covid rules

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least 2,489 people have been punished in Rwanda in the past few weeks, after being found disobeying national directives to contain the spread of Covid-19, a senior police officer revealed in Kigali over the weekend.

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25-Jan-2021 to 06:54

COVID-19: Cuba sends medical personnel to Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) —

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