[allAfrica] Johannesburg -There are 37 countries worldwide that are fighting all three forms of malnutrition – and 27 of them are in Africa.
[Premium Times] Nigerians should expect new directives on Monday as the movement restriction put in place to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 virus ends on Sunday.
[DW] By restricting travel and closing borders, African nations hope to curb the spread of the coronavirus. But the measures also affect the movement of peacekeepers and aid, potentially intensifying conflicts.
[African Arguments] Global demand for cobalt is estimated to more than quadruple in the next ten years.
[ANGOP] Cuito -The minister of State and Chief of Staff of the President of the Republic, Adão de Almeida, reiterated last Saturday in Cuito City, central Bié Province, the call for intensification of awareness campaigns aimed at spreading preventive measures against Covid19 in the country.
[World Bank] Since early reports of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in China, we’ve seen countries with robust health systems successively overwhelmed by the pandemic. Now global health experts fear the virus’ potential impact on Sub-Saharan Africa, where many countries have weaker health systems.
[Nation] Hopes for an end to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo were dashed on Friday evening after the World Health Organisation confirmed a new cases
[HRW] A week ago, President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo gave the order to arrest a notorious warlord responsible for atrocities in the southern region of Katanga. Two days earlier, Gédéon Kyungu had escaped from house arrest in Lubumbashi after dozens of his militiamen entered the city and other towns in the region.
[RFI] The head of Mali’s main opposition party, Soumaïla Cissé, is missing, along with 11 members of his group, his party, the Union for the Republic and Democracy (URD) said in a statement on Thursday.
[SAnews.gov.za] In his capacity as the African Union Chair, President Cyril Ramaphosa, will on Thursday host a teleconference with the members of the AU Bureau to coordinate the continent’s approach to the Coronavirus pandemic.