SANTE | HEALTH

31-Mar-2020 to 14:01

Sierra Leone confirms first Covid-19 case

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone president Julius Maada Bio announced Tuesday the first coronavirus case in the country

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31-Mar-2020 to 13:26

Covid-19: Congo’s former president Yhombi Opango dies in France

APA - Brazzaville (Congo) — Former Congolese President (1977-1979) Joachim Yhombi Opango, 81, died Monday in France of the Covid-19, national television said on Tuesday.

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31-Mar-2020 to 11:25

Ghana to disburse $100m to combat COVID-19 - Finance Minister

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta has announced on Monday that the country has secured $100 million Coronavirus fund to combat the deadly disease.

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28-Mar-2020 to 23:26

Gambian police on raid to enforce state of emergency

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian police have been patrolling cities and towns in the Greater Banjul Area, in ensuring closure of all essential commodity shops as enshrined in the state of emergency declared Friday by President Adama Barrow.

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28-Mar-2020 to 18:51

eSwatini: Covid-19 transmitters face murder charge, custodial sentence

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Patients who knowingly expose others to Coronavirus will be arrested and charged with murder which has no option of a fine in eSwatini.

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28-Mar-2020 to 18:19

Mozambique-S/Africa border closed to contain Covid-19

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's National Migration Service (SENAMI) has confirmed the closure of the Ressano Garcia border post, which links the country and its largest trading partner, South Africa, with effect from Saturday as part of a strategic drive to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

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28-Mar-2020 to 12:47

Covid-19: Ghana goes on partial lockdown

APA-Accra (Ghana) — A two-week partial lockdown will be imposed in Ghana as on Monday March 30 under the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012) to combat the Coronavirus pandemic nationwide.

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