SANTE | HEALTH

25-Mar-2020 to 00:39

Covid-19: Sudan receives donation of Chinese billionaire for Africa

APA- Khartoum (Sudan) — Sudan has received thousands of medical equipments as part of donation of the Jack Ma Foundation, and Alibaba Foundation to African countries to fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

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24-Mar-2020 to 21:24

COVID-19: Sierra Leone declares state of emergency

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio has declared a State of Public Emergency as part of efforts by the government to prevent the spillover of Coronavirus into the country.

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24-Mar-2020 to 20:42

eSwatini army to enforce 20-day lockdown

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini army has been tasked with enforcing a 20-day lockdown that was announced by Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini on Tuesday.

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24-Mar-2020 to 19:49

COVID-19: Rwanda quarantines 69 people from Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least 69 people were placed in quarantine over coronavirus fears at different border crossing between Rwanda and neighboring countries over the last two days, after the country has reported more coronavirus cases, senior local administrative officials revealed Tuesday.

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24-Mar-2020 to 18:58

Cote d'Ivoire encourages teleworking amid Covid-19 outbreak

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian Ministry of Digital Economy and Posts asked all business leaders and heads of public administrations to opt for teleworking solutions to relieve office congestion as part of the fight against Covid-19.

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24-Mar-2020 to 18:38

Covid-19: C/d’Ivoire set 95bn CFA response plan

— President Alassane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire has announced a response plan funded up to 95.8 billion CFA francs as a new mechanism to battle the spreading coronavirus pandemic in the country.

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24-Mar-2020 to 18:31

Ethiopian civil servants to stay home over Covid-19

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Council of Ministers on Tuesday passed decision that civil servants will stay at home as part of an effort to mitigate the deadly coronavirus.

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