Daily Archives: May 20, 2020

US Seeks Creative Solutions to Prepare African Nations Against Viral Threat

JOHANNESBURG – Field hospitals, ambulances, ventilators, masks and even personnel are among the hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of assistance the U.S. has recently diverted to African nations in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic. VOA’s Anita Powell spoke …

Southern African Leaders Meet on Mozambique’s Deteriorating Security

HARARE – Southern African leaders met Wednesday to discuss the growing Islamist insurgency in northern Mozambique.

At the day-long meeting in Harare, leaders of Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique said they had discussed the COVID-19 pandemic and the security situation …

Fear of COVID-19 Slows Trucking in East Africa

KIGALI, RWANDA – In East Africa, long-distance truckers are suspected of carrying the dreaded coronavirus along with their cargo. So for weeks, trucks have stalled at border crossings — with trucks sometimes stretching back hundreds deep at some points — …