Africa

Baby whose dad travelled from Kisumu among UG Covid-19 cases

The eight-month-old baby is in isolation.

Jazz star Manu Dibango dies of coronavirus

The family asked for strict privacy for his funeral.

South Africa to implement a 21-day lockdown

• In an address to the nation, Ramaphosa said the army would be deployed to assist the police during the lockdown. ...

President Ramaphosa to address SA as COVID-19 cases hit 402

South Africa, Egypt, Algeria, Morrocco, Senegal are among those with over 50 cases.

'My experience in Kenya's virus isolation ward'

The airport workers were told not to walk near me. Passengers from other flights stared.

Jack Ma coronavirus medical supplies arrive in Ethiopia

“The faster we move, the earlier we can help.”

Coronavirus: What misinformation has spread in Africa?

There's been a flurry of misleading or false news stories emerging, as well.

Egypt shuts churches for two weeks over coronavirus fears

Egypt so far registered 285 confirmed coronavirus cases.

Ethiopian Airlines suspends flights to 30 countries over Covid-19

There are a total of nine confirmed cases of covid-19 in Ethiopia.

South African Airways suspends intercontinental flights

South African Airways suspends intercontinental flights.

COVID-19: Tanzania traces 112 contacts as cases rise to six

Health Minister says the two cases tested positive in span of 24hrs.

COVID-19: Museveni orders school closure for one month

Says all church services, political and cultural gatherings suspended till further notice.

Egypt confirms two more coronavirus deaths

The new cases were all Egyptians

Pope Francis appoints Rev Joseph Mwongela as Bishop of Kitui

Bishop-Elect Mwongela has been serving as the Vicar General of Kitui.

Tanzania, Somalia confirm first cases of Coronavirus

29 African countries now have confirmed cases as infection soar globally.

Is self-quarantine a logical option in Kenyan slums?

Government needs to come up with a conducive set up to ensure quarantine works.

Kenya raids shop selling fake coronavirus kits

WHO confirmed there were at least 327 coronavirus cases on the African continent.