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Ethiopia confirms two more coronavirus cases

Ethiopia has confirmed two more cases of coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of infected persons to 11 according to health minister...

Over 300 Nigerians evacuated from U.K.

Over 300 Nigerians were on Sunday evacuated from the U.K. aboard an Air Europa Flight, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission said. The Commission confirmed via...

Indian man trusts $4,000 gold mask to protect him from COVID-19

As the world continues its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, one item that has become a necessity is the face mask. Protective masks are at...

Opinion: Morocco’s plan to defeat COVID-19

  On March 2, Morocco registered the first positive coronavirus patient on its soil. Since then, the country has embarked on a real race against...

Madagascar re-imposes lockdown amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Madagascar has placed its capital Antananarivo under a fresh lockdown following a new spike in coronavirus infections, two months after the restrictions were eased,...

Nobel winner Denis Mukwege quits provincial DR Congo COVID-19 task force

The head of a coronavirus task force in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s South Kivu Province, Denis Mukwege, resigned from his position citing organisational...

Somalia reports highest daily rise in COVID-19 cases

The numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Djibouti and Somalia continued to rise unabated as their respective Ministries of Health announced new cases on...

Madagascar president backs unproven herbal treatment for coronavirus

Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina has officially launched a local herbal remedy he claims can prevent and cure the novel coronavirus. "Tests have been carried out,...

Zambia reports 85 new COVID-19 cases, 252 in total

Zambia has reported 85 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of infections to 252, health authorities said. Three new deaths related...

South Africa reports record highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases

South Africa on Saturday reported 831 cases of COVID-19, the highest daily increase since the country reported its first case in early March. With the...