The number of coronavirus patients (COVID-19) in Kenya has reached 110, after 29 others were confirmed to have it within the last 24 hours. Speaking at a press conference in Nairobi, Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe said that two other people had lost their lives due to the virus.
Kenya has reported 22 new cases of coronavirus, thus putting Kenya at 81. Speaking to the media, Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe said there was good news, however. Three patients have recovered from COVID-19 so far, Kagwe said. He added that 13 patients were male and nine were female. The patients include 18 Kenyans, 2 Pakistani citizens, and 2 Cameroonians.
Tanzania’s Ministry of Health announced a new case of coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the number of patients in the country to 20. According to a statement by Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu, the patient is a 42-year-old American citizen. The new patient was close to someone who had traveled abroad, Mwalimu says, and was later diagnosed with the virus after returning to Tanzania.
Senegal is preparing to bring emergency food aid to about eight million people exposed to the effects of the new coronavirus pandemic, officials announced today. To that end, the Senegalese government published public tenders in the press for the acquisition of 5,000 tonnes of rice, 500 tonnes of sugar, 1,000 tonnes of pasta, and 10,000 liters of oil and soap.
Jacques Joaquim Yhombi-Opango, former president of the Republic of the Congo, died on Monday afternoon due to coronavirus, his family said. He was 81 and died in a Paris hospital. The former head of state’s family confirmed that his health had deteriorated in recent months, forcing him to live far from his country, particularly in France.
Tanzania’s Ministry of health has announced five new coronavirus patients Monday, bringing the number of cases in the country to 19. According to a statement by Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu, the five new patients are all citizens of Tanzania. Two patients are from Zanzibar and three from Dar es Salaam.
According to Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe, four additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Kenya, bringing the total to 42. The first case was reported on March 13. The cases include one Kenyan, one Cameroonian, one American, and one Burkinese. Commenting on the coronavirus epidemic. Mr. Kagwe has urged all Kenyans to work together to prevent coronavirus infections, rather than leaving the burden to the government alone.
Families affected by lockdown legislation in Rwanda have begun receiving food assistance from the government. The number of cases of coronavirus infections has reached 60 people, while hundreds of others continue to be screened after encountering previous cases. On Saturday alone, Rwanda announced six new coronavirus cases.
Ugandan opposition leader and singer Bobi Wine has released a song asking people to wash their hands and criticizing his government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. In particular, his song criticizes the poor state of health care systems ins his country and others on the continent.
The number of deaths in Africa from covid-19 infection has risen from 117 to 134 in the last 24 hours, with the number of infections cases rising from 3,924 to 4,282, as per the latest statistics. In total, 46 African Union countries have registered at least one cases of coronavirus. Of these, 19 have recorded at least one death from COVID-19.
South Africa has announced its first death caused by coronavirus as the nation began to ban travelers from foreign countries. The nation has more than 1,000 cases so far. South Africa’s defense and security forces have begun today to urge the implementation of lockdown measures on people to stay in their homes to combat the spread of Coronavirus.
A nationwide curfew begins Friday night in Kenya, beginning from 7 PM local time and lasting until 5 AM. Only essential service personnel will be allowed to go out during the mentioned hours. The move aims to prevent Kenyans from interacting in groups at night to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has announced a total lockdown of the capital Kinshasa for four days to prevent coronavirus transmission. Per AfricaNews, “residents would then be allowed to stock up on food in the following two days. The same pattern is scheduled to be repeated for the next three weeks.”
South Africa recorded its first two deaths from coronavirus on Friday. “This morning, we wake South Africans up with sad news that we now have our first deaths resulting from COVID-19,” Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said in a statement. On Friday, South Africa started three weeks of general confinement across the country.
The Ministry of Health in Rwanda has announced 13 new cases of Covid-19 in less than two weeks since the first patient was reported to have the disease. Now the number of infections has reached 50. Of the current cases, five had come from Dubai, one had come from the Netherlands and one had come from the United States and all were in quarantine when they arrived.
Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni, has banned the use of public transport in Uganda. In his speech to the nation, Mr. Museveni announced a ban on all public transport, including boda boda (motorcycles). Small buses and large buses leading to rural areas, as well as trains and cars, are also banned.
When products and services move to low-cost, more advanced platforms they often help expand the entire marketplace. When reviewing gig platforms, the very first thing you review is total cost. The largest gig platforms charge as much as 27-28% of every dollar. In today’s internet this is beyond over charging.
Sixty-four people, believed to be undocumented immigrants from Ethiopia, were found dead in a cargo truck in the northwestern Mozambican province of Tete, a senior hospital official confirmed. The victims were discovered in a blue cargo container loaded truck, and they were surrounded by survivors.
At least 92 Chadian soldiers have been killed and 47 others injured in an attack by Boko Haram militants in Boma, in Chad’s western province of Lac. “We lost 92 of our soldiers, non-commissioned officers and officers,” President Idriss Deby said. “It’s the first time we have lost so many men.”
People are buying antimalarial drugs, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, in massive quantities as the Covid-19 crisis spurs panic-buying and self-medicating. The problem emerged following US President Donald Trump’s recent suggestion that antimalarial drugs had some of the prerequisite properties needed in Covid-19 treatment.
Islamist insurgents have seized the strategic northern Mozambique port town of Mocimboa da Praia, close to where foreign companies are working on a $60 billion natural gas project. The army and the police have launched a counter-offensive. A security source said the insurgents arrived in two speedboats to attack Mocimboa da Praia from the east while others attacked by land, overwhelming the army.
Kenya Airways (KQ) has issued free tickets to Kenyans who want to travel from New York City to Nairobi the day before the government begins enforcing the ban on foreign airlines. In a message on its Twitter account, the agency has confirmed that all Kenyans will be screened for coronavirus infection upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi.
Kenyan Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe announced nine new cases of coronavirus Tuesday, with the number of infected reaching 25. Kagwe said that among the new cases, seven were Kenyans while the other two were foreigners. He also accused Kenyans of exercising poor discipline, a behavior that is a blow in efforts to combat coronavirus infections.
The Kenyan government has issued a directive disallowing all passenger flights. This is in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus. According to a statement, issued by Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Sunday, the rule will come into effect on Wednesday. Cargo aircraft will, however, be allowed, and all crew-members are expected to adhere to strict precautionary guidelines.
At least 10 people are said to have been killed in clashes between police and protesters during a bitterly contested referendum in Guinea on Sunday, opposition activists said. The National Front for the Defense of the Constitution (FNDC) accused security forces of firing on anti-government protesters.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday led Kenyans to a national prayer held at the Presidential Palace in Nairobi. In addition, the plea for repentance is aimed at praying for the country and the world at large, following the catastrophic disaster of Covid-19, and which has shaken the whole world.
Kenyan Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe has announced that eight more people have been confirmed to have coronavirus infections in the country. The increase is 15 times the number of people previously infected with the virus. The infected are five Kenyans and three foreign nationals aged between 20 to 57 years.
Rwanda has closed its borders and people have been ordered to stay in their homes in efforts to control the coronavirus. Other measures taken include requiring both government and private sector workers to work from home. Travel between regions has been suspended for a two-week period, with the possibility of an extension.
Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli has announced that the country has 12 patients suffering from disease caused by the coronavirus. Eight of these patients are Tanzanian citizens and four are foreign nationals. Addressing the nation, President Magufuli said, “we are so busy in Tanzania as if there is no disease that kills people.”
After being assured by the Prime Minister of Mali that the elections will actually take place on the 29th of this month, the country registered a new jihadist attack on Thursday that killed 20 Malian soldiers following the invasion of a military post in Tarkint, in the north, according to local military and civilian officials.
Angolan President João Lourenço flew to Namibia on Saturday to witness the inauguration of President Hage Geingob’s second five-year term. The Angolan Head of State noted that the ceremony is taking place at a time when the world faces a major threat, that of Covid-19, which advises everyone to avoid unnecessary travel.
Today saw the number of infections by the new coronavirus in Africa exceed by 1,000 in 40 countries across the continent, with records of 30 deaths, according to the latest statistics on the covid-19 pandemic. In total, 1,107 cases of infection have been recorded since the beginning of the pandemic. The very first case on the continent was reported on February 14, in Egypt.
Kenya’s Ministry of Health said the results of eight tests in the last 24 hours have shown no new cases of infection in the country. That means the number of Covid-19 infections in the country remains seven. Addressing journalists in Nairobi, the minister Mutahi Kagwe said that by Thursday, the eight people whose samples were taken for testing were currently undergoing procedures to be allowed to leave the hospital.
Some churches and mosques in Kenya have announced a moratorium on worship and other activities to protect believers from Coronavirus infection. Anglican Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit announced the termination of all church services including Sunday services, wedding ceremonies, and funerals.
The South African government on Thursday put into place a new law that provides for up to six months’ imprisonment for any citizen found guilty of spreading false information regarding the new Coronavirus pandemic. South Africa has 202 cases of people infected with Coronavirus and it is the most affected country in sub-Saharan Africa.
Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has succeeded in killing 12 al-Shabaab suspects Thursday and holding one alive in the Nginda area, between Korisa and Baroni, in Boni forest, Lamu County. In a message to the press, David Chesire, commander of Operation Linda Boni, said three AK47 rifles, seven used rifles, and more than 1,000 rifles were recovered.
At least 29 Malian soldiers have been killed in an attack on a military base, the deadliest against the Malian army this year. The army said that the attack that took place in the town of Tarkint which is about 78 miles north of the city of Gao, was by suspected Islamist militants. However, there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
The Council of Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has passed resolutions including an annual budget of US $94.9 million for 2020/2021, and calls for a joint drug procurement system by the Medical Stores Department Tanzania to be used to quickly control the coronavirus.
A number of political opposition parties in Tanzania have called on the government to take deliberate steps, in ensuring the outbreak of lung disease, caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), is controlled. The opposition Party for Democracy and Progress (Chadema), through John Mrema, the Head of Protocol and Foreign Affairs, has called on the government to distribute testing equipment to all regional, district and border hospitals.
You need to understand “gigs” and “gig platforms” are different from freelance jobs. This articles is focused on gig-based platforms. The very first thing you need to look at is total cost. If you look at the overall total costs, many of the gig platform (including the largest gig platform) have total costs that come in at over 27-28%.
So if you’re a buyer and seller conducting a transaction, these platforms could make well over 25% of the profit from your activities. That is just way to much for the internet age.
At least fifteen people were killed after an explosion at a gas processing plant in Lagos, Nigeria. A total of 50 buildings were destroyed after a fire broke out in a suburb in the capital city. “Fifteen bodies have been recovered now. So many people have been injured,” the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) spokesman, Ibrahim Farinloye, said.
Coronavirus (COVID19) has been in the news daily. The World Health Organization officially declared COVID19 a pandemic. The infected with the virus include start athletes, movie stars, an dpoliticians. The number of people infected with the virus continues to increase. Thus far, a myriad of nations have suspended travel. The world bank has placed the world’s first “pandemic” bonds and derivatives to support developing countries in the event of an outbreak of infectious diseases.
OUR PICK #1: PYRAMIDS OF GIZA
As the only survivors of the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World, the incredible Pyramids at Giza are the world’s oldest attraction. Known as Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus, the pyramids were already more than 2,000 years old when Herodotus the Greek historian visited them (5th century BC). A highly skilled corps of mathematicians, masons, surveyors and stonecutters did the job of building the Pyramids. 100,000 slaves were used to carry out the backbreaking task of moving and laying the stones of the largest pyramid, Cheops. Even to this day experts cannot agree how this incredible feat of architecture was achieved, given the prehistoric tools available to the Egyptians.
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The new coronavirus continues to rear its ugly head across the African continent, with new cases recorded in the Republic of Congo, Seychelles and the Central African Republic. The new cases bring the total number of countries affected by the pandemic in Africa to 26.
Traditionally, a Nile cruise was considered the centerpiece of an Egyptian vacation, evoking romantic images of idyllic days spent drifting in luxury between the iconic sights of Ancient Egypt. In Victorian times, a Nile cruise was the only way to see some of Egypt’s most outstanding ancient temples. Modern visitors have more options available to them; and while Nile cruises are still popular, some find themselves put off by the idea of being confined on a boat for the majority of their vacation.
More than 20 people have been killed in some worst the worst flooding to hit Egypt in decades, the country’s prime minister said in a statement on Friday. The North African country has been battered by heavy rains and strong winds that began in the earlier hours of Thursday and continued on Friday.
Côte d’Ivoire Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly was named the governing party’s candidate for the October presidential election on Thursday after President Alassane Ouattara resigned his candidacy for a third term. The information was made public today on the social networks of the candidate, the party and the current head of state, Alassane Ouattara, who chaired the meeting of the Political Council of the Union of Houphouëtists for Peace and Democracy (RHDP).
While Covid-19 puts Italy under the bell, Africa continues to slowly calculate proven cases on its territory. After the latest Coronavirus case in Kinshasa, a Congolese resident from France, the number of patients with coronavirus on the continent has reached 111, according to the news sources.