Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel
Source: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel |

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…

Source: Ministry of Health, Ethiopia |

Coronavirus – Ethiopia: Notification note on additional COVID-19 Confirmed Cases

Three additional COVID-19 cases have been confirmed, making the total cases nineteen (19)

Ethiopian Public Health Institute conducted eighty-seven (87) tests in the past 24 hours from which three additional COVID-19 cases have been confirmed, making the total cases nineteen (19). The first case is a 28 years old female Ethiopian with travel history to Brussels. Belgium and Cameroon on March 17th and…

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

COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – (March 24, 2020)

African countries have imposed tighter travel and public health policies such as full border closures

In addition to our weekly brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help member states, Africa CDC has begun to share a weekly brief detailing the latest changes in scientific knowledge and public health policy changes, as well as updates to the…

Source: Embassy of France in Gaborone, Botswana |

COVID-19: Last Minute

Latest measures taken by the authorities of Botswana

The Botswana authorities have announced several measures to address the crisis: • Travellers from "high-risk" countries (China, Japan, South Korea, Iran, the United States, the United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and India) are banned from entering Botswana; • Botswana citizens and…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Stellenbosch World Rugby tournament postponed

This proactive decision has been taken to help protect the global rugby community and the wider public

World Rugby has announced the postponement of the women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series tournament, that was due to be played in Stellenbosch on 28 and 29 March, in response to the continued Covid-19 situation. “The health and safety of participating teams, tournament event staff and spectators is our…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) leases aircraft and procures equipment to boost desert locust control operations in Ethiopia

FAO will provide farmers and pastoralists with livestock feed, agricultural inputs and cash transfers

With funding support from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (UN CERF) the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (UK DFID), MasterCard, the European Commission’s Directorate General International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO), and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights issues findings on Belgium, Benin, Guinea, Norway, and Ukraine

The findings contain positive aspects of how the respective States are implementing the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has published its findings on the countries it examined during its latest session from 17 February to 6 March 2020: Belgium, Benin, Guinea, Norway, and Ukraine. The findings contain positive aspects of how the respective States are implementing the International Covenant…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Imbokodo to face familiar foes in Stellenbosch

The Imbokodo played against Poland twice at invitational tournaments in France in May last year, winning both matches albeit with tight margins

The Springbok Women's Sevens team were drawn with China, Poland and Mexico in Pool A of the inaugural HSBC World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series tournament for women, to be played on 28-29 March at Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch. Japan, Papua New Guinea, Kazakhstan and Belgium will contest Pool B,…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomes European Union contribution of €11 million to fight Desert Locust outbreak

Food security of millions under threat as upsurge spreads from East Africa to the Persian Gulf

FAO Director-General QU Dongyu today welcomed an € 11 million contribution from the European Union as the UN agency steps up efforts to fight the Desert Locust upsurge which has now spread from East Africa to the Persian Gulf. The European Commission announced €10 million would come from the European Commission's Directorate-General…