Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Africa - COVID-19 Surveillance Update: 7 April 2020 9:00a.m

Total number positive cases in #Africa 10,075. 52 countries 487 deaths 913 recovery cases by Region #AfricaPrepares #FactsNotFear African Union Member States (52) reporting COVID-19 cases (10,075), deaths (487), and recoveries (913) by region:  Central (950 cases; 33 deaths; 34 recoveries): Burundi (3; 0; 0), Cameroon (650; 9; 17), Central African Republic (9;…

Kaspersky
Source: Kaspersky |

Keep your smartphone Corona-free: Kaspersky shares top tips

With no reliable data for COVID-19 available yet, it is always best to be extra cautious

The lockdown that countries all over the world are currently experiencing is putting a renewed focus on personal hygiene. But despite people being advised to wash their hands often, how many apply the same rigour to their smartphones? Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) provides a few tips on keeping mobile devices ‘virus-free’. “Even…

Source: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) |

Coronavirus - Nigeria: Nigeria Education Sector COVID19 Response Strategy in North East

The Nigeria Cluster is coordinated centrally by a team of experienced coordination specialists

Education Sector Coordination The Nigeria Cluster is coordinated centrally by a team of experienced coordination specialists. The team consists of Sector Coordinators from both sector Lead Agencies, UNICEF and Save the Children, as well as an Information Management Officer seconded from IMMAP to UNICEF. The EiEWGN team is responsible for…

National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa (NICD)
Source: National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa (NICD) |

Coronavirus - South Africa: 31 new cases of COVID-19

There are 31 new cases of #COVID19. We are saddened to report 12 deaths to date, we send our condolences to the families and friends. We urge the public to take preventive measures such as meticulous hand washing for 20 seconds with soap and water or 60% alcohol-based sanitiser.

Source: Ministry of Health, Republic of Rwanda |

Coronavirus - Rwanda: Update on COVID-19 Coronavirus — 6 April 2020

All patients are under treatment in stable condition in designated health facilities

1 new coronavirus case was identified, bringing the total to 105 (of whom 4 have recovered and been discharged). • 1 contact of a previously confirmed positive case, who was identified through tracing The new case has been isolated and the tracing of contacts is ongoing. All patients are under…

Source: Genesys |

Genesys helps organisations manage increased customer service demands and establish remote workforces during COVID-19 pandemic

Rapid Response offer gives organisations free cloud contact centre solution deployed in 48 hours, plus no premiums for volume spikes and comprehensive training and support

As the world adapts to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations of all sizes are struggling to manage increased demand while working to keep employees safe. To help navigate these challenges, Genesys® (www.Genesys.com), the global leader in cloud customer experience and contact centre solutions, has launched a new Rapid Response offer to…

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Coronavirus - Kenya: Chief Administrative Secretary for Health receives 450 cart-tones of milk from New KCC in support of COVID-19 fumigation exercise

Dr. Rashid Aman, Chief Administrative Secretary for Health receives 450 cart-tones of milk from Everlyine Wachuka Corporate Affairs Officer New KCC in support of COVID-19 fumigation exercise in Nairobi and its environments. #KomeshaCorona 

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Coronavirus – Tanzania: Telecom Supports Customers Working, Learning Remotely

Vodacom has digital channels that can help customers and businesses to work from home ensuring they stay connected at all times

As Tanzania and the rest of the world is facing a challenging time with the spread of coronavirus, staying connected with Vodacom has never been more important. The Director of Vodacom business at Vodacom, Mr. Arjun Dhillon, said over the weekend that the company is positioned to support businesses, learning…

Source: African Energy Chamber |

African Energy Chamber urges Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to reach a deal on ending Oil Prices War

The situation in Africa’s oil economies is dire and the continent needs a deal to ensure the continuity and survival of its industry

OPEC and OPEC+ are set to meet in Vienna on Thursday, April 9th, to try to reach a deal on ending the current oil prices war. Since OPEC failed to reach a deal on maintaining production cuts last March, major oil producers have been ramping up production to maintain and…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: Six new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria

Six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 2 in Kwara, 2 in Edo, 1 in Rivers and 1 in the FCT. As at 09:30 pm 6th April there are 238 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Thirty-five have been discharged with five deaths.