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Coronavirus: United States Provides $200,000 for Urgent COVID-19 Assistance to Comoros

This assistance will support the Government of Comoros’s COVID-19 response in areas such as providing training to health workers, strengthening infection prevention control through purchase of personal protective equipment

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Amy J. Hyatt announced that the American people – through their development agency, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), – are providing $200,000 in urgent COVID-19 assistance for Comoros in partnership with the World Health Organization. This assistance will support the Government of Comoros’s COVID-19…

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U.S. Government Provides Personal Protective Equipment to Front Line Health Workers in Comoros

The equipment included 39,000 medical grade face coverings, 39,000 gloves, 6,500 disposable gowns, 2,600 disposable overshoes, 650 goggles, 650 thermometers, and 650 bottles of sanitizing gel

The U.S. government completed last week the distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline health workers at seven health clinics in the Comoros.  The clinics, spread across the three islands, were identified as some of those hardest hit by the global COVID-19 pandemic. “This head-to-toe equipment, donated by the…

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Coronavirus: U.S. Government Provides Personal Protective Equipment to Front Line Health Workers in Comoros

The equipment included 39,000 medical grade face coverings, 39,000 gloves, 6,500 disposable gowns, 2,600 disposable overshoes, 650 goggles, 650 thermometers, and 650 bottles of sanitizing gel

The U.S. government completed last week the distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline health workers at seven health clinics in the Comoros.  The clinics, spread across the three islands, were identified as some of those hardest hit by the global COVID-19 pandemic. “This head-to-toe equipment, donated by the…

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U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Honors Comorian Grant Recipients and Exchange Participants

Since 2020, the U.S. government has awarded Comorian individuals and organizations more than $85,000 in small grants

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Amy J. Hyatt hosted a ceremony on October 4,2021, in honor of the Comorian citizens who have participated in U.S. exchange programs and who have recently received small grants from the U.S Embassy to help address challenges in their communities. Since 2020, the U.S. government has awarded…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

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2Africa Consortium Announces New Cable Branches

The branches will extend 2Africa’s connectivity to the Seychelles, the Comoros Islands, and Angola, and bring a new landing to south-east Nigeria

The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook (www.Facebook.com), MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced today the addition of four new branches to the 2Africa cable. The branches will extend 2Africa’s connectivity to the Seychelles, the Comoros Islands, and Angola, and bring a new landing…

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World Bank Financing for COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Exceeds $4 Billion for 50 Countries

The World Bank Group has approved more than $150 billion to fight the health, economic, and social impacts of the pandemic

The World Bank announced today that it is providing over $4 billion for the purchase and deployment of COVID-19 vaccines for 51 developing countries, half of which are in Africa. More than half of the financing comes from the International Development Association (IDA), the Bank’s fund for the world’s poorest…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 20 June 2021, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,190,181), deaths (137,350) and recoveries (4,611,132) by region: Central (187,195 cases; 2,944 deaths; 167,610 recoveries): Burundi (5,121; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (11,037; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,946; 174; 4,768), Congo (12,298; 161; 11,330), DRC (37,809; 879; 27,938), Equatorial Guinea (8,698;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 19 June 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,160,473), deaths (136,810) and recoveries (4,590,617) by region: Central (186,334 cases; 2,931 deaths; 167,582 recoveries): Burundi (5,121; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (11,032; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,945; 174; 4,768), Congo (12,298; 161; 11,330), DRC (36,956; 866; 27,911), Equatorial Guinea (8,698;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 15 June 2021, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,064,847), deaths (135,159) and recoveries (4,537,683) by region: Central (184,578 cases; 2,909 deaths; 168,227 recoveries): Burundi (5,026; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (10,987; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,943; 174; 4,767), Congo (12,121; 160; 11,211), DRC (35,668; 846; 29,183), Equatorial Guinea (8,650;…