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Coronavirus - Liberia: Dr. Jallah Praises Partners, Liberians for Collective Fight Against COVID-19

The PIH’s donation is aimed at supporting the Incident Management System’s pillars in most testing strategy

Liberian Health Minister Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah has praised local and International partners as well as Liberians for being corporative and supportive in the fight against the fatal Coronavirus since its outbreak early this year. “The Cordial Corporation and support from both our local and international partners as well as our…

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Merck Foundation announces the winners of “Stay at Home” Media Recognition Awards 2020 for Democratic Republic of the Congo

The theme of the awards was ‘Raising Awareness on how to Stay Safe and Keep Physically and Mentally Healthy during Coronavirus Lockdown’

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the winners of “Stay at Home” Media Recognition Awards for Democratic Republic of the Congo in partnership with H.E. DENISE NYAKERU TSHISEKEDI, The First Lady of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The theme of the awards was ‘Raising Awareness…

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WHO Africa Online Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa

The media briefing is facilitated by APO Group

Please join an online media briefing with representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO) (WHO.int), Government of Niger and Flying Doctors, Nigeria. The briefing is on-the-record and it is an opportunity for you to ask questions on COVID-19 in Africa. The media briefing is facilitated by APO Group. Speakers Dr Matshidiso…

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African Development Bank, partners, announce new Women in Ethics and Compliance in Africa initiative

Bank-supported network to address corruption, unethical behavior, avenues of support for leadership

The Women in Ethics and Compliance in Africa network, (WECA), a new initiative creating a membership group for women executives and management leading the fight against corruption and non-compliance in business, made its debut at an online webinar co-hosted by the Bank on October 22. Its organisers, leaders from the…

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Coronavirus - Egypt: “Our Story; Youth, Migration and Covid-19” Campaign

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Egypt Launches a Digital Campaign on the Stories of Migrants During the COVID-19 Pandemic

IOM Egypt is launching its campaign “Our Story; Youth, Migration and Covid-19) online. COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in severe economic and social impacts around the world. Migrant youths are amongst the vulnerable groups affected by the disruption caused by the pandemic. Under these circumstances, it is important that youths, including…

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Somalia Scales up Social Protection Measures as COVID-19 Constrains Economic Growth

The economy is projected to contract by 1.5 percent in 2020, down from earlier estimate of 3.2 percent before the pandemic

Somalia’s economic growth is forecast to contract significantly due to the negative impacts of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the locust infestation and extreme flooding. The economy is projected to contract by 1.5 percent in 2020, down from earlier estimate of 3.2 percent before the pandemic. The latest World Bank Somalia Economic Update…

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Coronavirus - Ethiopia: COVID-19 reported cases in Ethiopia (26 October 2020)

Daily Laboratory test: 4,628 Severe cases: 314 New recovered: 607 New deaths: 11 New cases: 364 Total Laboratory test: 1,449,170 Active cases: 44,118 Total recovered: 48,150 Total deaths: 1,437 Total cases: 93,707