Angola: COVID-19 – Minister of State Reiterates Stepping Up of Measures

[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.

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Africa: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Africa: Questions and answers with Dr. Muhammad Pate

[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.

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Congo-Kinshasa: Convicted Warlord Escapes – Again

[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.

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