[DW] African countries are imposing lockdowns to curb COVID-19, a race in the right direction. But it is bad news for the neglected poor and small businesses across the continent, writes DW’s Isaac Mugabi.
[The Point] The Senegalese Ministry of Health announced on Thursday additional two new cases bringing the total to 39 cases of Covid-19; 5 patients are being treated.
[Daily News] Zanzibar -The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar has banned all tourist flights from entering the Isles as yet another precautionary measure over COVID-19.
[Seychelles News Agency] Two Seychellois who arrived in Seychelles from Italy have tested positive for the COVID-19, the Public Health Commissioner said on Saturday.
[Premium Times] Africa, as of Friday morning, has confirmed about 146 Covid-19 cases on the continent, the World Health Organisation has said.
[News24Wire] The health ministry has confirmed that four more people have tested positive for the coronavirus.
[East African] Kenya’s tourism earnings grew by 3.9 percent to Ksh163.6 billion ($1.6 billion) as arrivals defied terror threats and global geopolitics to remain above the two-million mark last year.
ALMOST IMMEDIATELY after the government of Iran switched the internet back on, the stories started coming out.
[Namibian] Namibia gave a passionate performance before going down 47-22 to a slick and professional Italy in their opening match at the Rugby World Cup in Higashiosaka on Sunday.
[Leadership] Lagos -European refiners are in high demand of Nigeria’s newest export crude, the medium sweet Egina, which is proving popular with European refiners due to its high distillate yields, with output from the Total-operated field close to its full capacity of 208,000 barrels of oil a day b/d.