[New Zimbabwe] Private operators of public transport will have to wait longer to know the fate of their business enterprises after President Emmerson Mnangagwa maintained a strict transport ban while announcing an indefinite extension of the country’s lockdown against the spread of coronavirus.
[Namibian] Deputy health minister Esther Muinjangue has urged the media to verify information and not incite panic among the public.
[The Conversation Africa] Fake and bogus cure claims are a longstanding, but neglected public health problem. Throughout recorded history, plagues have inspired anxiety and desperation
[GGA - Governance and Covid-19] Journalists have an important role to play in documenting and researching the causes of Senegal’s Casamance conflict, helping to bring political opponents together
[Nairobi News] Wards, triages and hallways in both public and private hospitals are increasing becoming empty, as patients keep off health facilities in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, the Nation can reveal.
[Premium Times] The United Nations report has shown that there are 1.9 million people displaced currently from their homes in North-East, Nigeria.
[Chatham House] COVID-19 will require Nigeria’s government to rely on already stretched communities and informal institutions. But there is a yawning gap in trust and accountability between citizens and the state in Nigeria – the crisis will force the state to attempt to bridge this divide.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s Anti-Corruption Committee has confiscated 79 real estate properties that were illegally acquired by leading members of the country’s Islamic movement during the regime of ousted President Omar Al Bashir.
[New Zimbabwe] The number of Covid-19 infections in Zimbabwe has risen to 25 after one returning resident tested positive on Saturday.
[Nation] A group of eight fake mourners bought a coffin, strapped it onto the roof of a car, and hired a driver to take them from Nairobi to Homa Bay to escape the coronavirus containment measures in the city.