Kenyan government worried over cross-infections in hospitals

Network Reprint 2020-07-27
The Kenyan government has raised concerns over incidences of coronavirus cross-infections in health care facilities, as confirmed cases crossed the 6,000 mark. "This is a matter the ministry is

WHO expands support to COVID-stricken countries in Africa

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With the rapid increase of coronavirus infections in some African countries raising concerns, the World Health Organization on Thursday announced it will increase support to 11 countries in the c

Donkey abattoirs in Kenya hopeful as court lifts ban

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As one approaches the gates of Goldox Kenya Limited located just 800 meters from the equator in Kenya's Baringo county, what looks like an empty shopping center across the road offers a somber we

Nigeria opens online course to curb health worker infections

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In efforts to ensure that its healthcare workers are safe, even as coronavirus infections spread rapidly among healthcare staff across Africa, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, or Nigeria CDC, h

S. Africa urges parties in Nile dam talks to continue discussions

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JOHANNESBURG - South Africa on Thursday appealed to Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to continue discussions aimed at resolving the ongoing disputes over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on t

Booksellers bear the brunt of school closures in Kenya

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When Raymond Opio and his brother Kennedy Odongo opened a second branch of their Brotherhood Bookshop in Nairobi's Donholm Estate in 2018, they believed their business had finally taken off and t

Coronavirus ravages African economies

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Five months since the coronavirus outbreak began in Africa, the impact is clearly visible across the continent, with massive job losses, indefinite closure of businesses and increasing poverty ra

Trump national security adviser says US opposes foreign interventions in Libya

Network Reprint Network Reprint Africa 2020-08-05 61 0
WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien Tuesday said that the United States was "deeply troubled" by the conflict in Libya, urging against foreign military i

Rains cause havoc in Sudan, frustrate efforts to fight COVID-19

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Ongoing rains in Sudan have not only resulted in flash floods and riverine flooding that has destroyed crops, houses and infrastructure, but are also frustrating efforts to control the spread of coron

African countries warned of political instability from COVID-19

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The African Union and the United Nations Development Program have identified several emerging impacts of the coronavirus pandemic in Africa, such as delayed electoral processes and political refo

Africans told to keep up vigilance amid spikes

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As African countries gradually ease restrictions imposed in March to curb the spread of the coronavirus, governments are urging people not to drop their guard amid a spike in cases in some parts of th
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