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Coronavirus – Rwanda: Rwanda Top Officials skip April Salaries for COVID-19 fight

The country has confirmed 104 Coronavirus infections to date, the second-highest number in the region after Kenya which has 158 cases

Top Rwandan Officials will not get their April salaries in one of the drastic measures the Government has enforced to raise funds for social protection programmes aimed for the most vulnerable in the community. Rwanda has implemented a strict lockdown in a bid to curb the spread of Coronavirus, which…

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Coronavirus – Tanzania: Govt Bolsters Steps as Cases Rise

Government has increased testing facilities across the country, with new laboratories set up in seven regions

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Monday unveiled new strategies adopted by the government to curb the COVID-19 outbreak, as the number of cases in the country rose to 24. Speaking during the winding up of his budget speech, the Premier assured the House that the Government had strengthened preventive and…

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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…

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Coronavirus – Tanzania: 289 Beat COVID-19 Threat as Measures Pay Off

So far, 20 cases of Coronavirus, one death and three recoveries have been reported in Tanzania

A total of 289 people had completed a 14-day mandatory quarantine and they were released by the government to join their families and other daily activities after they tested negative of the pandemic virus. Official statistics issued by Public Health Emergency Operation Centre of the Ministry of Health, Community Development,…

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Coronavirus – Tanzania: Tanzania Consults Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) Expert on Wearing Face Mask

To wear or not to wear a face mask, remains a big question for many in Tanzania

The Government said it has engaged an epidemiologist from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), Prof. Japhet Killewo, as it seeks to come up with guidelines on how best to use face masks in preventing the spread of Coronavirus. To wear or not to wear a face mask, remains…

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Coronavirus – Tanzania: Tighter COVID-19 Vigilance

The Minister further said that all travellers will be subjected to intensive screening, including rapid testing for COVID-19 if deemed necessary

The Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children issued an updated Travel Advisory to accommodate trucks and vehicles carrying goods and services as part of measures to contain the spread of novel Coronavirus. According to the improved Travel Advisory Number Two of April 4th, this year, the updated…

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Coronavirus – Tanzania: Extension of a 3-Month Period Granted from Visa Start Date

Prospective visitors who were already granted "Visa Granted Notices" but could not travel, an extension of three months period is granted from their Visa start date

Information with regard to the outbreak of COVID-19 disease caused by coronavirus. With the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, now a global pandemic, the Tanzania Immigration Services Department would like to inform the general public, as follows;- 1. Prospective visitors who were already granted "Visa Granted Notices" but could not travel, an extension of…

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Coronavirus – Tanzania: Tanzania confirms another COVID-19 case

Health Minister, Ms. Ummy Mwalimu in statement released to the public said the confirmed case who tested positive is a 42-year-old female American national

Tanzania has today confirmed one more Coronavirus cases bringing the national total to 20. Health Minister, Ms. Ummy Mwalimu in statement released to the public said the confirmed case who tested positive is a 42-year-old female American national. This now brings the number of cases to 20 out of which…

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Coronavirus – Tanzania: House Stresses on COVID-19 Crusade

On Monday, the House announced various measures that have been taken by the parliament in fighting the spread of Coronavirus

Speaker of the National Assembly yesterday assured the public that the organ was taking all required precautions against the spread of deadly novel virus. Mr. Job Ndugai told lawmakers that the House will keenly receive as well as advise the government on all possible measures that would help to curb…

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Coronavirus – Congo: Congo’s Ex-President Yhombi-Opango Dies of COVID-19

The former President of the Republic of Congo, Jacques Joaquim Yhombi-Opango, has died in Paris from complications related to coronavirus. He was 81 years old. His family said he had been ill before contracting the virus. Mr. Yhombi-Opango led Congo-Brazzaville from 1977 until he was toppled in 1979 by the…