25-Apr-2020 to 10:46

Kenya warns Covid-19 may erode gains made to eradicate malaria in Africa

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday warned that the Covid-19 pandemic is a hurdle that risks stalling or at worst, rolling back the gains made in the fight against malaria in Africa.

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24-Apr-2020 to 09:48

Covid-19: IATA appeals to African govts to protect airlines

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has renewed its call for government relief measures as the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in Africa deepen.

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23-Apr-2020 to 23:10

Africa malaria deaths may double in 2020, WHO warns

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Severe disruptions to insecticide-treated net campaigns and in access to antimalarial medicines could lead to a doubling in the number of malaria deaths in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new modelling analysis released by the World Health Organization(WHO) on Thursday.

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23-Apr-2020 to 11:32

Kenya: Rights group condemn police brutality while enforcing curfew

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — At least six people died from police violence during the first 10 days of Kenya’s dusk-to-dawn curfew, imposed on March 27 to contain the spread of Covid-19, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday.

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21-Apr-2020 to 16:09

Africa’s airline measures impact of COVID-19 on industry

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The African Airlines Associations(AFRAA) is currently conducting a survey to quantify the impact of COVID-19 on African Airlines, the results will be part of the inputs for AFRAA’s lobbying efforts for financial support from governments to Airlines.

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21-Apr-2020 to 15:48

Kenya COVID-19 fund raises $9.5m as new cases rise

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s COVID-19 emergency response fund has so far raised 1.2 billion shillings ($9.5 million) as the number of Covid-19 cases rose to 296 on Tuesday after 15 more people tested positive.

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20-Apr-2020 to 12:58

Amenesty calls for releasing prisoners of conscience in Africa

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Authorities in Sub-Saharan Africa must take urgent action to protect people in detention from COVID-19, including releasing prisoners of conscience, reviewing cases of pre-trial detention, and guaranteeing access to healthcare and sanitation products in all facilities, Amnesty International said on Monday.

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