Nigeria: How Country is Preparing for Coronavirus

[The Conversation Africa] The number of reported cases and deaths of coronavirus is doubling every couple of days, and patients have now been reported from many Asian countries, as well as the Middle East, Europe, Australia and the US. The Conversation Africa asked Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu for a run down on what preparations have been put in place in Nigeria in the event of cases being detected in the country.

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Central Africa: African Health Ministers Move to Halt Ebola Threat

[Monitor] Health Ministers and senior immigration officials of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the nine neighboring countries to DRC have resolved and committed their governments to establish the African Ebola Coordination Task Force (AfECT) to undertake cooperation and collaboration for Ebola preparedness and response.

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Zimbabwe: Concern Over State Spies On Spooky Cybercrime Panel

[Zimbabwe Independent] Civic society organisations have raised grave concerns over the involvement of the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO), among other security organs, on the committee which will be responsible for enforcing the Computer Crime and Cybercrime Bill.

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Zimbabwe: Outcry Over Chinese Firm’s Return to Chiadzwa

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Villagers in Manicaland’s diamond rich Chiadzwa area in Marange have expressed anger at government’s decision to unilaterally grant licences to two companies including one that is linked to the country’s military elite without consultations or following due process.

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