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Africa: French Medical Experts Slammed Over 'Racist' Comments On COVID-19 Testing in Africa
on 03/04/2020 at 14:26
[RFI] Two French medical experts have been slammed on social media over comments they made on the LCI television news channel about testing coronavirus vaccines on Africans. The suggestion that Africans could be used like guinea pigs is the subject of a complaint made to the French media regulator.
Zimbabwe: Two Zimbabweans Die From COVID-19 in the UK
on 03/04/2020 at 11:21
[The Herald] Two Zimbabweans living in the United Kingdom reportedly died of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, yesterday.
Africa: UK Death Rate Report Highlights Urgency of Aggressive, Drastic Measures to Fight COVID-19
on 03/04/2020 at 09:28
[Daily Maverick] Researchers in the UK have extrapolated Covid-19 data, mainly from the Wuhan experience, to make predictions about death rates which highlight the urgency of implementing aggressive suppression measures to drastically reduce physical contact and also the rollout of extensive tracking and testing.
Africa: African Entrepreneurs Hard Hit By Germany's COVID-19 Crisis
on 03/04/2020 at 07:10
[DW] Africans who own stores and hairdressers or produce music in Germany also make for a vibrant subculture. As the country now faces the COVID-19, the outlook is bleak for the Afro-German business community.
South Africa: COVID-19 - Italian National On Unauthorised Flight From Zim Turned Back at OR Tambo Airport
on 02/04/2020 at 14:24
[News24Wire] An Italian national carrying a South African passport was barred from entering South Africa on Wednesday afternoon when he arrived at OR Tambo International Airport on an unauthorised private chartered flight from Zimbabwe.
South Africa: COVID-19 - German Citizens Going Home After Airline Agrees to Repatriation Terms
on 02/04/2020 at 13:19
[News24Wire] German citizens stuck in South Africa during the lockdown will finally be able to make their way home on Friday.
Sudan: FM Receives Message of Thanks From Her Italian Counterpart
on 02/04/2020 at 08:54
[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Foreign Affairs Asmaa Mohamed Abdallah has received a message of thanks from her Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio in response to the message the minister sent to him earlier expressing solidarity of the Sudanese government and people with the Italian government and people in the face of coronavirus disease.
Zimbabwe: Non-Aligned Movement Adds Voice On Sanctions Removal
on 02/04/2020 at 08:27
[The Herald] The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) has called for the removal of sanctions on Zimbabwe and other countries in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Zimbabwe: Sanctions Impact Worse During COVID-19 Crisis - Minister
on 01/04/2020 at 14:27
[New Zimbabwe] Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo says the impact of western imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe was worse during the current COVID-19 crisis.
Liberia: Gwen Myers Featured in City University of London's Gallery of Extraordinary Women
on 01/04/2020 at 09:37
[Observer] Commemorating International Women's Day 2020
Sudan: Al-Burhan Praises France Stance Towards Sudan
on 01/04/2020 at 08:38
[SNA] The Chairman of Sovereign Council, Lt.Gen, Abdul Fattah Al-Burhan,lauded the French stance towards Sudan and its support for December revolution at all regional and international levels.
Sudan: MF - No Corona Virus Case Registered Among Sudanese in Italy
on 01/04/2020 at 08:38
[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Ministry , on Tuesday, said it follows up , through the Sudanese embassy in Rome, the developments of health situations in Italy and that its in direct contact with the Sudanese community there.
Zimbabwe: Govt Welcomes UN Call for Sanctions Removal
on 01/04/2020 at 08:04
[The Herald] Government has welcomed recent calls by top United Nations officials for the removal of sanctions on Zimbabwe and other countries in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic that is ravaging the world.
Africa: Europe and African Relations Post COVID-19 - Time to Add Size, Scale and Speed
on 01/04/2020 at 07:58
[The Conversation Africa] Since 2000, European and African leaders have been talking about giving the partnership between the two continents a "new strategic" dimension. In 2007, they reiterated their ambition to come together
Africa: What African Scholars Think of Studying in Denmark
on 01/04/2020 at 07:38
[The Conversation Africa] During the 1990s, the World Bank and other major aid organisations focused on primary and secondary rather than higher education in Africa. The Scandinavian countries had another strategy. They made partnerships and so-called research capacity building programmes at higher education level with African countries.
Africa: West First Policies Expose Myths
on 01/04/2020 at 07:09
[IPS] Sydney and Kuala Lumpur -As the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic shifts from China to the developed West, all too many rich countries are acting selfishly, invoking the 'national interest', by banning exports of vital medical supplies.
Kenya: Mwanahalima's Swedish Move Back On Track
on 01/04/2020 at 05:48
[Nation] Thika Queens team manager Fredrick Chege says they will revive Mwanahalima Adam's stalled move to Swedish top-tier side Djurgardens IF after fulfilling the necessary requirements.
Cameroon: Coronavirus - Alex Song Drags FC Sion to FIFA
on 31/03/2020 at 11:38
[Cameroon Tribune] Former Cameroon international and FC Barcelona midfielder Alex Dimitri Song Bilong has reported FC Sion to FIFA with the aid of his legal team. The Swiss top tier side included the 32-year-old former Arsenal star on a list of nine players they sacked last week for refusal of a reduced wage proposed them because of the Coronavirus outbreak. The Swiss players' union has indicated its support to the players, with Song intending to take legal action. FC Sion sacked nine of its players for refusing unemployment
Somalia: Somalia Sends 20 Doctors to Help Italy Contain Covid-19
on 31/03/2020 at 09:11
[Dalsan Radio] The Somali government has confirmed that it has sent 20 doctors to Italy to help contain the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) amid a surge in deaths.
Sudan: Al-Burhan Lauds Joint Cooperation Between Sudan and Russia
on 31/03/2020 at 08:32
[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Sovereign Council Lt. Gen. Abdul- Fattah Al- burhan comemnded the joint cooperation between Sudan and Russia in all fields.
Rwanda: How a Rwandan Student Is Surviving in Italy Amid the COVID-19 Carnage
on 31/03/2020 at 07:12
[New Times] It all seemed like a phase that would pass in a few weeks but as events began to unfold, Ariel Muyango, a young Rwandan studying in Italy, feared for the worst.
Tanzania: Norway-Based Artiste Wants Strong Ties With Tanzanians
on 30/03/2020 at 17:14
[Daily News] FAMED Congolese-Zambian musician, Andrew Ripper, who currently resides and does his music in Norway, has shown an interest to work closely with Tanzanian artistes.
Kenya: Kipchoge Opens Up on Botched Plans for London Race and Future
on 30/03/2020 at 06:49
[Nation] World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge has opened up on how the coronavirus pandemic has brought his preparations for 2020 London Marathon to a screeching halt at the 11th hour.
South Africa: Gauteng Places German Tourists Under Quarantine
on 27/03/2020 at 15:37
[SAnews.gov.za] A group of 60 German tourists has been placed under quarantine after one of them tested positive for COVID-19, said the Gauteng Health Department on Friday.
South Africa: How SA Sportspeople in Europe Are Handling Lockdown
on 27/03/2020 at 13:03
[New Frame] South African sportspeople are using the Covid-19 lockdowns to bond with their families, refine other talents and take time out for introspection.
Africa: COVID-19 - MSF South Africa and Global Operational Update
on 27/03/2020 at 10:48
[MSF] Lockdown commenced at midnight on 26 March, with severe restrictions on movement to be implemented, bolstered by punitive measures enacted by police and army. Confirmed COVID-19 cases stand at over 1000 as of 27 March with two deaths.
Liberia: LAC/UMC Constitutes Task Force to Combat COVID-19
on 26/03/2020 at 12:21
[Observer] -Shuts down congregational service, takes other stringent measures to ensure safety
Sudan: Sudanese Doctor Dies of Corona Virus in London
on 26/03/2020 at 12:11
[SNA] The Sudanese Dr. Adel Al-Tayyar, the specialist in organs transplant, died yesterday in London after being infected with the Corona virus.
Zimbabwe: Kadewere Highest Paid French Ligue 2 Player
on 26/03/2020 at 11:07
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe international striker Tinotenda Kadewere is currently the highest paid player in the French Ligue 2 taking home a whooping monthly salary of US$98 000.
Zimbabwe: Govt Welcomes UN Call for Sanctions Removal
on 26/03/2020 at 09:07
[The Herald] Zimbabwe has welcomed the move by the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres in calling for the lifting of sanctions on all countries in light of the Covid-19 outbreak.