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

Coronavirus - South Africa: 1837 new cases of COVID-19 in South Africa

Update: A total of 24452 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. There are 1837 new cases of COVID-19. Regrettably, we report 34 more COVID-19 related deaths & send our condolences to the loved ones. Remember to keep a 1.5meter physical distance when shopping for essentials.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
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Coronavirus - Nigeria: COVID-19 Situation Report for Nigeria (29 May 2020)

The COVID-19 Nigeria situation report for 29th May, 2020 has been published. Today's COVID-19 situation report provides the data of local governments with high confirmed cases in Nigeria. Download via: https://bit.ly/3bWXXqp

Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda
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Coronavirus - Uganda: Interaction with Health Workers at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda

The Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, Director General Health Services, Dr. Henry Mwebesa, Director Clinical/Curative Services, Olaro Charles visit Lira RRH and interact with health workers at the facility. Currently, there are 21 COVID-19 confirmed cases admitted at Lira RRH. Also in attendance are: Director, Lira Regional Referral…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
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The “High 5s”: A strategic vision and results that are transforming Africa

Structural transformation is needed to create more jobs, reduce poverty and accomplish sustainable development objectives

For the past ten years, Africa has recorded some of the world’s strongest rates of economic growth. At the same time, many African economies continue to function at well below their full potential. Structural transformation is needed to create more jobs, reduce poverty and accomplish sustainable development objectives. The African…

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Senegal: African Development Bank (AfDB) approves 88 million euros emergency budget support for COVID-19 response

The operation will target support measures providing relief to the most vulnerable households, while safeguarding jobs and enabling businesses to quickly resume

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) on Friday approved a loan of 88 million euros to Senegal, hit hard by the novel coronavirus pandemic, in support of the costs of its national COVID-19 Economic and Social Resilience Program. The financing, which falls under the Bank’s COVID-19 Rapid…

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Coronavirus - Ethiopia: Notification Note on COVID-19 Situational Update - 30 May 2020

COVID-19 Situational Update as of Today Total laboratory test conducted 106,615 Laboratory tests conducted within 24 hours 5,034 Number of confirmed cases within 24 hours 95 Total patients of COVID-19 in the treatment centers 845 Patients in intensive care 5 Newly recovered 11 Total recovered 208 Total deaths 8 Returned…

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
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    • Ousmane, a returning migrant in Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire, opened a shoe repair store as part of his reintegration assistance (Photo: IOM/Mohamed Diabaté)
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Coronavirus - Africa: International Organization for Migration (IOM), European Union (EU) Bolster Response to Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returning Migrants Across West and Central Africa

IOM is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in West and Central Africa and helping migrants most affected by the socio-economic blows

The suspension of “non-essential activities” to limit the spread of COVID-19 in West and Central Africa has had a heavy socio-economic impact on some 34,000 returning migrants. Many already have set up microbusinesses as part of their reintegration assistance under the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration.    To measure the…