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Tanzania reopens skies for international passenger flights

Tanzanian authorities on Monday announced the reopening of its skies for international passenger flights. Isack Kamwelwe, the Minister for Works, Transport and Communications, said in...

Ethiopian Airlines suspends flights to 30 countries

Africa’s largest carrier Ethiopian Airlines has suspended flights to 30 countries, as part of the measures to combat the spread of coronavirus pandemic with...

COVID-Organics: Madagascar’s purported cure for the pandemic

  Some African countries are ordering consignments of Madagascar's purported cure for COVID-19. The World Health Organization is yet to endorse the COVID- Organics herbal...

South Africa’s rand falls as virus fears hit risk appetite

South Africa’s rand fell to its weakest in more than three weeks on Monday, as fears about the economic fallout from rising COVID-19 cases...

Botswana capital on lockdown as COVID-19 cases surge

Botswana's capital city Gaborone was placed on a total lockdown on Friday following an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases. Health officials announced in...

Ghana’s COVID-19 infection rate slows

Director-General of the Ghana Health Service Patrick Kuma-Aboagye said on Thursday that available data shows a slowing infection rate of the novel coronavirus in...

Madagascar records first COVID-19 case

Madagascar has confirmed its first COVID-19 cases. President Andry Rajoelina announced on Friday that the three cases were confirmed the Institut Pasteur de Madagascar. The southwestern...

Uganda to decide on school reopening in September

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday said the government will make a final decision in September on whether to reopen schools. "We shall have to...

Zambia receives mixed reactions on school opening decision amid COVID-19

The decision by the Zambian government to reopen some examination classes in schools amid the COVID-19 has received mixed reactions from stakeholders. In March, the...

Rwanda’s Kigali International Airport open to chartered flights

Rwanda aviation has opened up the Kigali international airport for private and chartered flights, this is according to the statement from Rwanda Airports Company...