[Nation] Eritrea on Friday claimed that it had brought the number of coronavirus infections down to zero, becoming the first East African country to win the battle against the deadly disease, at least for now.
[The Conversation Africa] To control the spread of coronavirus, the Kenyan Ministry of Health COVID-19 Taskforce implemented initial prevention and mitigation measures. These included encouraging the public to wash their hands, wear face masks and stay home.
[New Zimbabwe] The government has called on police to strictly enforce the ban on the importation of the popular and cheap second-hand clothes as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 through contamination.
[East African] The campaigns for next month’s general elections in Burundi are official set to begin this Monday.
[VOA] Travel restrictions meant to slow down the coronavirus are hurting efforts to combat swarms of locusts that are ravaging crops in East Africa, posing a serious threat to regional food security.
[The Conversation Africa] Massive swarms of locusts are sweeping across South Asia, the Middle East and the Horn of Africa.
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[New Zimbabwe] A serious humanitarian crisis is fast unfolding in Chiwundura constituency in Midlands province as thousands of villagers battling with the effects of the prolonged drought now have to face another challenge in COVID-19, which has forced them to severely restrict their movement in search of menial jobs and food.
[New Zimbabwe] Less than 200 people have gone through coronavirus testing out of 16 032 returnees who arrived in Zimbabwe after the outbreak of the world pandemic, a doctors group has said.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has failed to appear in court to face charges of murdering his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane in 2017.