Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Coronavirus - Cameroon: 124 Cameroonians Come Home Safely from Niger; Over 6,000 Assisted during Pandemic through European Union Support

The 124 returnees had been stranded in Niger over several months due to border closures in place to limit the spread of the disease across West and Central Africa

Despite borders closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, 124 Cameroonians stranded in Niger safely returned home last week on a flight chartered by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). This adds to the total of over 6,000 stranded migrants who safely returned to their communities of origin through the EU-IOM Joint Initiative…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases as of 7 July 2020 9am EAT

Northern (113,666; 4,823; 46,057):*Algeria (15,941; 952; 11,492), Egypt (76,222; 3,422; 21,238), Libya (1,046; 32; 261), Mauritania (4,879; 130; 1,844), Morocco (14,379; 237; 10,173), Tunisia (1,199; 50; 1,049)

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (491,750) deaths (11,622), and recoveries (236,366) by region:  Central (38,144 cases; 805 deaths; 20,657 recoveries):  Burundi (191; 1; 128), Cameroon (14,524; 342; 10,360), CAR (4,033; 52; 970), Chad (872; 74; 787), Congo (1,557; 44; 501), DRC (7,432; 182; 3,226), Equatorial Guinea (3,071;…

Merck Foundation
Source: Merck Foundation |

Merck Foundation joins hands with African First Ladies to improve cancer care in Africa through providing one, two- and three-year Oncology fellowship and master degree for more than 80 doctors from 26 countries

Merck Foundation to make history in Africa by training the first African oncologists and cancer care teams in The Gambia, Sierra Leone, Burundi, Liberia, Guinea Conakry, Central African Republic, Chad and Niger

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany in partnership with African First Ladies and Ministries of Health, continue to provide one, two- and three-year Oncology Fellowship and Master degree for African doctors through their Cancer Access Program with the aim to increase the limited number of Oncologists…

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

Coronavirus: African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases as of 6 july 2020 9am EAT

Northern (112,413; 4,736; 45,054): Algeria (15,941; 952; 11,492), Egypt (75,253; 3,343; 20,726), Libya (989; 27; 258), Mauritania (4,827; 129; 1,805), Morocco (14,215; 235; 9,725), Tunisia (1,188; 50; 1,048)

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (476,509) deaths (11,360), and recoveries (227,376) by region:  Central (36,003 cases; 770 deaths; 19,279 recoveries):  Burundi (191; 1; 128), Cameroon (12,592; 313; 10,100), CAR (3,969; 48; 914), Chad (872; 74; 787), Congo (1,557; 44; 501), DRC (7,411; 182; 3,184), Equatorial Guinea (3,071;…

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Coronavirus - African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (464,821) deaths (11,100), and recoveries (223,421)

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (464,821) deaths (11,100), and recoveries (223,421) by region: Central (36,001 cases; 770 deaths; 19,278 recoveries): Burundi (191; 1; 128), Cameroon (12,592; 313; 10,100), CAR (3,969; 48; 914), Chad (871; 74; 787), Congo (1,557; 44; 501), DRC (7,411; 182; 3,184), Equatorial Guinea (3,071;…

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

Coronavirus - African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (463,306) deaths (11,086), and recoveries (222,304)

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (463,306) deaths (11,086), and recoveries (222,304) by region: Central (35,969 cases; 770 deaths; 19,055 recoveries): Burundi (191; 1; 128), Cameroon (12,592; 313; 10,100), CAR (3,969; 48; 914), Chad (871; 74; 787), Congo (1,557; 44; 501), DRC (7,379; 182; 2,961), Equatorial Guinea (3,071;…

Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) |

Coronavirus - Africa: The United States continues to lead the global response to COVID-19

To meet the most urgent needs, U.S. Government Departments and Agencies are coordinating efforts to prioritize foreign assistance to maximize the potential for impact

The U.S. Government leads the globe with $12.5 billion allocated to benefit international COVID-19 response, including commitments for the development of vaccines and therapeutics, preparedness efforts, and foreign assistance. We are achieving real results, helping nations around the world respond to COVID-19 and thereby protecting the homeland. We continue to…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 3 July 2020, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (433,268) deaths (10,654), and recoveries (208,157) by region: Central (35,471 cases; 762 deaths; 18,610 recoveries): Burundi (191; 1; 128), Cameroon** (12,592; 313; 10,100), CAR (3,823; 48; 816), Chad (871; 74; 786), Congo (1,382; 41; 486), DRC (7,311; 179; 2,684), Equatorial Guinea (3,071;…

Source: British High Commission - Yaounde |

Coronavirus - Cameroon: 145 Commonwealth Points of Light

Her Majesty The Queen recognises Cameroonian volunteer with Commonwealth Points of Light award for service during COVID-19 pandemic

The story of Comfort Mussa - Comfort Mussa is the founder of SISTERSPEAK237, which supports disabled and vulnerable people in Yaounde by coordinating the provision of hand sanitisers and masks, and sharing key messaging around COVID-19. Comfort has also started a project across the seven regions of Cameroon to ensure that…

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

Coronavirus: African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases as of 3 July 2020 9 am EAT

Northern (105,583; 4,481; 41,709): Algeria (14,657; 928; 10,342), Egypt (71,299; 3,120; 19,288), Libya (874; 25; 223), Mauritania (4,606; 129; 1,727), Morocco (12,969; 229; 9,090), Tunisia (1,178; 50; 1,039)

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (433,500) deaths (10,658), and recoveries (208,400) by region:  Central (36,444 cases; 774 deaths; 19,253 recoveries):  Burundi (170; 1; 125), Cameroon (13,711; 328; 11,114), CAR (3,823; 48; 816), Chad (868; 74; 785), Congo (1,382; 41; 486), DRC (7,189; 176; 2,317), Equatorial Guinea (3,071;…