[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and UTM Party youth have said the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) intends to rig the forthcoming fresh presidential elections and that they have uncovered evidence on their allegations.
[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa has recorded five deaths resulting from Coronavirus, with 1 353 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19.
[East African] Burundi has confirmed its first two coronavirus cases, Health minister Thadée Ndikumana announced late Tuesday.
[Premium Times] African oil-producing and reliant countries have been among the most hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and declining oil price. Oil price crashed below $20 dollars on Monday, the lowest in 18 years. In particular, Senegal, Nigeria and Angola continue to face new challenges each day amid the threat of economic fallout.
[Daily Maverick] The blanket prohibition on the sale of alcohol during the Covid-19 lockdown has raised serious concerns among mental health professionals of the risks associated with the sudden and unsupported withdrawal of addictive substances, particularly alcohol.
[Monitor] The Ministry of Health has gazetted 17 places to be used as isolation centres for those undergoing mandatory quarantine in a bid to combat the escalating coronavirus cases.
[RFI] The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 46 out of 54 African countries have reported cases of Covid-19, with 72 deaths and 210 recoveries throughout the continent.
[Nation] As Covid-19 cases become the biggest infectious pandemic in a century, officials and healthcare workers are scrambling to keep national health systems above water.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As policymakers respond to the pandemic and its fallout, they must also tackle the interrelated crises of wealth inequality, racism and ecological decline
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As dark as coronavirus crisis seems right now, the fact is it could get much worse