Source: Uganda Red Cross |

Coronavirus: Uganda Red Cross complements Government Interventions in Food Distribution across Kampala

The exercise was commissioned by the Hon. Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda, who is also the chair / heads Uganda’s Coronavirus Response Team for relief food distribution campaign

On Saturday 4th April, 2020, Government of Uganda started food distribution to vulnerable people in Kampala district affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. The exercise was commissioned by the Hon. Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda, who is also the chair / heads Uganda’s Coronavirus Response Team for relief food distribution campaign. According…

Source: European Investment Bank (EIB) |

Coronavirus - Africa: European Investment Bank (EIB) Group contributes € 5.2 billion to EU response to Covid-19 outside European Union

Short-term support for health and business investment in Africa, Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood Countries, Western Balkans, Asia and Latin America

Accelerated financing and targeted technical assistance for partners in 100 countries as part of Team Europe response package; short-term support for health and business investment in Africa, Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood Countries, Western Balkans, Asia and Latin America; increased backing for business impacted by the pandemic. The European Investment Bank…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Coronavirus – Africa: COVID-19 cases top 10000 in Africa

World Health Organization (WHO) is working with governments across Africa to scale up their capacities in critical response areas

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has risen to more than 10 000 and caused more than 500 deaths. While the virus was slow to reach the continent compared to other parts of the world, infection has grown exponentially in recent weeks and continues to spread. Reaching the…

Source: Genesys |

Genesys helps organisations manage increased customer service demands and establish remote workforces during COVID-19 pandemic

Rapid Response offer gives organisations free cloud contact centre solution deployed in 48 hours, plus no premiums for volume spikes and comprehensive training and support

As the world adapts to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations of all sizes are struggling to manage increased demand while working to keep employees safe. To help navigate these challenges, Genesys® (www.Genesys.com), the global leader in cloud customer experience and contact centre solutions, has launched a new Rapid Response offer to…

Source: Médecins sans frontières (MSF) |

Coronavirus - Ivory Coast: Coronavirus preparations in full swing

Local authorities and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) work together to prepare for COVID-19

Ivory Coast has now registered 140 cases of COVID-19 (as of March 29 according to WHO) and recently entered the stage of local transmission. In response, the Ivorian authorities, like those in most neighboring countries, have quickly taken measures to restrict movement, according to the medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without…

Source: Department of Health, Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: Overview and situation analysis

Seychelles needs to continue focusing its resources on dealing with the current situation locally and mitigating the impact of the outbreak on its citizens

As of 24th March 2020, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has exceeded 372,000 in 195 countries, territories and areas.  According to the WHO situation report of 24th March 2020, the total number of deaths globally stands at over 16,000.  Italy is still the country with the most deaths,…

Centurion Law Group
Source: Centurion Law Group |

Centurion International AG and the Germany-Africa Business Forum Make Donation to Support Germany’s Fight Against Coronavirus

The funds will be allocated to relief organizations to support under-privileged, elderly or homeless people in the City of Berlin

In order to support Europe as it struggles to contain the coronavirus outbreak, Centurion International AG (https://CenturionLG.com/) and the Germany-Africa Business Forum (GABF) have decided to join hands and make a donation of EUR50,000. The funds will be allocated to relief organizations to support under-privileged, elderly or homeless people in…

Consulate General of France in Cape Town
Source: Consulate General of France in Cape Town |

Closing of the Consulate General

Closed for the necessary quarantine and its members are working from home

One member of the Consulate has been tested positive to covid-19. The Consulate is closed for the necessary quarantine and its members are working from home. You can still reach the Consulate at its normal number: +27 (0)21 423 15 75 and by email to: consulat.le-cap-fslt@diplomatie.gouv.fr, including during weekends and…

Source: MyOffice |

My Office supplies 1M Licenses to Schools of Cameroon

This is the first export contract on educational software for My Office of this scale

The Russian developer of office software "My Office" (https://MyOffice.ru/en/) and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Cameroon have agreed to provide and introduce 1M software licenses of My Office Education in schools and pre-school facilities of Cameroon over the course of 10 years. This is the first export…

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Ranks 2nd Globally and as well in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as Islamic Finance Bookrunner and Mandated Lead Arranger - Bloomberg Syndicated Loans League Tables 2019

The League Tables, showed that the ITFC provided financing worth in excess of US$2 billion as Bookrunner and Mandated Lead Arranger in 2019

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, ranked 2nd Globally and as well in Europe, Middle East and Africa’s (EMEA) Islamic Finance listings of the Bloomberg Syndicated Loans League Tables 2019 for the largest Bookrunner and Mandated Lead Arranger. The League…