Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

Coronavirus – Africa: World Health Organization (WHO) urges African countries to scale up COVID-19 response

The African region is witnessing a rapid rise in the number of
reported confirmed COVID-19 cases
BRAZZAVILLE, Congo (Republic of the), March 26, 2020/ — The African
region is witnessing a rapid rise in the number of reported confirmed
COVID-19 …

South Africa Begins Nationwide Coronavirus Lockdown

South Africans on Friday began the first day of a three-week nationwide lockdown aimed at stemming the tide of coronavirus cases, now topping 900 in South Africa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa urged troops on Thursday to be a “force of kindness,” …

Tanzanian President Criticized for Refusing to Close Places of Worship

DAR ES SALAAM – Opposition leaders in Tanzania are criticizing the government’s response to the coronavirus, after President John Magufuli said he would never close down places of worship.
While Tanzania has been taking the same measures against coronavirus as …