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Coronavirus – Africa: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases

African Union Member States (49) reporting COVID-19 cases (6,213), deaths (221), and recoveries (469) by region: Central (425 cases, 20 deaths, 14 recoveries): Burundi (2, 0, 0), Cameroon (233, 6, 5), Central African Republic (8, 0, 3), Chad (7, 0, 0), Congo (19, 2, 2), DRC* (123, 11, 3), Equatorial…

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Coronavirus – Africa: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases

African Union Member States (49) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,940), deaths (210), and recoveries (426) by region: Central (409 cases, 26 deaths, 17 recoveries): Burundi (2, 0, 0), Cameroon' (233, 6, 5), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (7, 0, 0), Congo (19, 2, 2), DRC (109, 17, 6), Equatorial…

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African governments and the judiciary must protect workers and oil companies from ill-intent legal actions due to COVID-19

African energy companies and services companies operating onshore and offshore need to be given protection from unnecessary litigation

The African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) is calling on African governments and the judiciary to take actions to shield oil & gas companies and their workers from lawyers trying to take advantage of the Coronavirus pandemic to create instability in the workplace. While most Africans are trying to cope with the…

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Coronavirus - African finance ministers: urgent need for $100bn immediate emergency financing for COVID-19

While acknowledging the commendable policy measures taken by governments, the Ministers underscored that Africa’s economy is facing a deep and synchronized slow down

African Ministers of Finance held a second virtual meeting Tuesday, against the backdrop of rising COVID-19 cases in Africa which could spiral out of control unless measures are put in place now to curtail its spread. The meeting was hosted by Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, and…

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Coronavirus - Ghana: Situation Update - Confirmed Covid-19 Cases in Ghana as at 01 April 2020, 11:00hrs

Most reported cases now are from routine / enhanced surveillance activities

As of the 1st April 2020, Ghana has recorded 195 cases COVID-19 with five (5) deaths. The number of regions reporting cases remain five (5) (Greater Accra, Ashanti, Northern, Upper West and Eastern). The Greater Accra Region has the most cases (174) followed by the Northern Region (10), Ashanti Region…

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Coronavirus – Africa: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases

African Union Member States (49) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,786), deaths (196), and recoveries (412) by region: Central (399 cases, 15 deaths, 13 recoveries): Burundi (2, 0, 0), Cameroon* (223, 6, 5), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (7, 0, 0), Congo (19, 0, 2), DRC (109, 8, 3), Equatorial…

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Coronavirus - Africa: Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Global Epidemic – 31 March 2020

As of 3 pm EAT 31 March 2020, 5,287 total COVID-19 cases and 172 (CFR 3%) deaths have been reported in 48 African countries

Outbreak Update: Globally, a total of 693,839 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) confirmed cases and 33,214 (CFR 5%) related deaths have been reported to date. Since the last brief (24 March 2020), 360,141  new COVID-19 cases and 18,706 new deaths have been reported globally. Fourteen countries and territories, including five African countries, are…

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Coronavirus - Africa: African Union Member states reporting COVID-19 cases

Central (353 cases,15 deaths,13 recoveries): Cameroon (193, 8, 5), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (7, 0, 0), Congo (19, 0, 2), DRC (98, 8, 3), Equatorial Guinea (14, 0, 0), Gabon (16, 1, 0)

African Union Member States (48) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,413), deaths (172), and recoveries (387) by region:  Central (353 cases, 15 deaths, 13 recoveries):  Cameroon (193, 8, 5), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (7, 0, 0), Congo (19, 0, 2), DRC (98, 8, 3), Equatorial Guinea (14, 0, 0),…

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Angola, Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana and Nigeria among the most hard hit amid Covid-19 and oil price plunge

The African Energy Chamber analyses the most vulnerable African countries amid the Covid-19 pandemic and low oil price

Angola revises national budget and suspends CAPEX; Senegal’s first oil development faces debt arrangement challenges; Nigeria poised for a major revenue loss; Analysts predict Ghana will get half its projected revenue; Cameroon can expect to see a three percent drop in economic growth. African oil-producing and reliant countries have been…

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Coronavirus – Africa: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases

African Union Member States (47) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,255), deaths (173), and recoveries (371) by region: Central (287 cases, 18 deaths, 9 recoveries): Cameroon (142, 8, 3), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (7, 0, 0), Congo (19, 0, 2), DRC (83, 8, 1), Equatorial Guinea (14, 0, 0),…