Ministry of Health, Zambia
Source: Ministry of Health, Zambia |

Coronavirus - Zambia: Daily COVID-19 update 5th August 2020

in the last 24hrs, Zambia recorded 229 new confirmed cases out of 1,112 tests. Three new deaths were recorded, 2 from Lusaka (both facility deaths) and 1 community death from Itezhi-tezhi (MTSRIP). Cumulative cases: 7022 Total recoveries: 5667 COVID-19 deaths: 59 COVID-19 associated deaths: 116 Active cases: 1179

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Source: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) |

COVID-19 Situation Report for Nigeria (4 August 2020)

The COVID19Nigeria situation report for 4th August, 2020 has been published. Download: Our daily reports provide a summary of the epidemiological situation & response activities in Nigeria. Today's report includes a breakdown of testing done by states.

Source: European Investment Bank (EIB) |

Coronavirus - Africa: The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Afreximbank direct EUR 300m of support to African COVID response

Scheme to support trade and ensure medical supplies continue

Accelerated EIB financing under Team Europe initiative; Over 25% of funds dedicated to women in business and climate action; Pan-African rapid response to alleviate COVID-19 impact and support climate action; Scheme to support trade and ensure medical supplies continue. The European Investment Bank (EIB), the lending arm of the European…

Source: Blue Prism |

Blue Prism Positioned as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation Again in 2020

The Evaluation is Based on Ability to Execute and Completeness

Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM) (, a global leader in intelligent automation, has again been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation (RPA).”1 In the 2020 report, Gartner evaluated 16 vendors and has positioned Blue Prism in the Leaders quadrant based on…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

Africa Oil Week’s Online Conference to Host “Somalia Licensing Round: Derisking Above Ground Factors” Session, with Address from Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister

The 90-minute session will be the first opportunity to hear directly from the Minister

Africa Oil Week ( is pleased to announce that it will host a “Somalia Licensing Round: Derisking Above Ground Factors” session at its online conference, AOW Virtual. The session will be in partnership with TGS and the Somali Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and will take place this October…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Chevron’s Entry into Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon Could be a Turning Point for Central Africa’s Gas Industry

The African Energy Chamber believes that the entry of Chevron as operator for the offshore gas mega-hub could be transformational for the future of gas in Central Africa

The recently-announced acquisition of Noble Energy by Chevron for $13bn gives the American major an entry into Equatorial Guinea’s oil & gas sector, where Noble Energy has interests in the Alba Field (33% non-operated WI and 32% revenue interest), Block O (Alen Field 51% operated WI and 45% revenue interest)…