16-Apr-2020 to 16:03

Sanlam group pumps $2.3m in fight against COVID-19 in Africa

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Sub-Sahara Africa non-bank financial services provider Sanlam Emerging Markets (SEM) has thrown its weight behind the fight against the spread of the Coronavirus in all the markets that mirrors its business footprint both in Africa and other international markets where it operates.

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15-Apr-2020 to 16:32

EAC deploys mobile lab and testing kits to all partner states

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The East African Community under the Mobile Laboratory Project on Wednesday deployed nine mobile laboratories and Coronavirus test kits to all EAC Partner States in a bid to detect and respond to highly infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and Ebola.

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15-Apr-2020 to 13:01

COVID-19 posing unprecedented health, economic crisis to Africa-IMF

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Sub-Saharan Africa is facing an unprecedented health and economic crisis, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa.

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15-Apr-2020 to 12:52

EAC Summit set to discuss COVID-19 pandemic postponed

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The 18th Extraordinary Summit of the East Africa Community(EAC) Heads of State which had been purposely convened to discuss the ongoing novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Wednesday has been postponed to a later date.

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14-Apr-2020 to 11:30

African nations demonstrate solidarity to distribute COVID-19 medical supplies

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The first United Nations “Solidarity Flight” is scheduled to leave Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Tuesday and transport vital medical cargo to all countries in Africa, where supplies are desperately needed to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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14-Apr-2020 to 08:20

EAC countries urged to jumpstart economies post COVID-19 pandemic

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The East African Community Secretariat on Tuesday called upon member states to commence developing national economic recovery plans post COVID-19 global pandemic.

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10-Apr-2020 to 13:44

Covid-19: Disease, like poverty, does not stay at home

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A group of think-tankers from Europe and Africa are drawing global attention to the impact of Coronavirus in Africa which should change global politics.

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