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Botswana registers first case of suspected Corona virus

Botswana registered its first suspected case of the coronavirus on Thursday, said the government in a press statement released Friday afternoon. “The suspected case was...

Coronavirus tests could be ready ‘within weeks’ across Africa

Across Africa, steps are being taken to prepare for — and to reduce the effects of — the spread of the new coronavirus. Testing...

Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases climb to 149

Zimbabwe reported 17 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday to bring the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 149, the Ministry...

Exporters relieved as China Southern Airlines is operational

China Southern Airlines has resumed flights to Kenya, after a two-weeks suspension. The move has been well received by investors from both countries. China and...

Namibia reports first two cases of coronavirus

Namibia has confirmed its first two cases of COVID-19. Health Minister Kalumbi Shangula said Saturday that a Spanish couple who arrived in the country...

South Africa confirms first case of coronavirus

Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has confirmed that South Africa has recorded its first positive test case for the Covid-19 coronavirus. Mkhize released a statement on...

More African airlines suspend flights to China

More African airlines including Kenya Airways and RwandAir have temporarily suspended all flights to and from China until further notice after a virus outbreak killed...

Algeria confirms 1st COVID-19 case

  Algerian Health Minister Abderrahmane Benbouzid on Tuesday announced that the first COVID-19 case was detected in the country. In a statement to the state-run ENTV...

Panic-buying leads to empty shelves in Nairobi

Panic shopping set in across Nairobi Friday afternoon after Kenya announced its first case of Covid-19. Posts and pictures of people panic-buying toiletries and foodstuffs...

Algeria confirms two more coronavirus cases

Algeria has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus infections, a woman and her daughter aged 53 and 24 years respectively, the health ministry said...
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