Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Landmark Alliance Launches in Africa to Fight COVID-19 Misinformation

Digital platforms have been inundated with COVID-19-related information since the pandemic began in late 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) today launched a new alliance, the Africa Infodemic Response Alliance (AIRA), to coordinate actions and pool resources in combating misinformation around COVID-19 pandemic and other health emergencies in Africa. Digital platforms have been inundated with COVID-19-related information since the pandemic began in late 2019. Information…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Coronavirus - Kenya: Distribution of Cases by Counties (2 December 2020)

The cases are distributed in the Counties of: Nairobi (203), Nakuru (118), Kilifi (83), Kirinyaga (71), Kericho (57), Uasin Gishu (52), Mombasa (41), Embu (41), Busia (40), Nyandarua (24), Kiambu (23), Kisumu (22), Isiolo (21), Nyeri (18), Nandi (16), Murang’a (14), Homa Bay (13), Kakamega (12), Nyamira (9), Turkana (8),…

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Source: Ministry of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi |

Coronavirus - Malawi: COVID-19 Daily Information Update (1st December 2020)

New cases: 0 Total confirmed cases: 6028 Total active cases: 34 Total recovered: 5465 (10 New) Lost to follow-up: 102 Outcome under investigation: 242 Total number of tests conducted: 74032 (22 New) Total Death: 185 (0 New)

Source: South African Government |

Coronavirus - South Africa: MEC Anroux Marais on suspension of summer initiation season due to Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

Minister Marais announces 2020 summer initiation season suspended due to COVID-19 Pandemic and subsequent national lockdown regulations

With the resurgence of positive COVID-19 cases in the province, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially confirms that the sacred practice of initiation has been suspended in the province until further notice as per the Cabinet decision taken yesterday, 1 December 2020.  As gazetted by…