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Sudan’s COVID-19 cases rise to 318

Sudan on Tuesday announced 43 new infections with COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 318. Three new deaths have...

S. African FM urges BRICS to work together against COVID-19

With over 3 million confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus globally, South Africa's International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor urged her BRICS counterparts...

Tunisia’s COVID-19 cases near 1,000

The Tunisian Ministry of Health confirmed on Tuesday eight new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number to 975. Following a total of 396 lab tests...

More than 300 Coronavirus cases in Morocco prisons

Moroccan prisons service said that more than 300 cases of novel coronavirus have been detected at three Moroccan prisons after a campaign of testing...

Malawi launches $40 monthly cash transfers to combat coronavirus impact

Malawi will launch an emergency cash transfer programme targeting about 1 million people and small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic, President Arthur Peter...

Nigerian troops free 15 hostages from pirates in delta region

A total of 15 hostages held by pirates in Nigeria's delta region were rescued by troops operating in the oil-producing state of Bayelsa, said...

China donates COVID-19 medical supplies to Uganda

China on Tuesday delivered an assortment of medical supplies to Uganda to help the east African country fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Zheng Zhuqiang, Chinese ambassador...

Implementation of AfCFTA deal postponed due to COVID-19 disruptions

The Secretary General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Wamkele Mene said on Tuesday that implementation of the free trade agreement will...

Djibouti reports 37 new COVID-19 cases, Somalia reports 48

Djibouti on Tuesday reported 37 new COVID-19 cases taking the total number of cases in the country to 1,072. This figure represents a major increase...

Uganda denies sending back COVID-19 positive foreign truck drivers

Uganda on Tuesday denied allegations that it is sending back foreign truck drivers who test positive for the coronavirus. Ugandan Minister of Health Dr. Jane...
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