Source: Paxful |

Paxful announces strategic partnership with global cryptocurrency exchange OKEx

The partnership offers more bitcoin payment options for users in developing regions as P2P trade surges in South Africa and Nigeria

Paxful, a leading peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace (https://Paxful.com) that aims to bring financial inclusion and access to the underbanked and unbanked in developing countries, has joined forces with OKEx (https://www.OKEx.com/), one of the world’s largest and most diverse cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchanges. The strategic partnership will offer several payment methods…

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 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;…

Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Coronavirus - Uganda: Results of COVID-19 Tests done on 6th July 2020

Uganda has registered a total of 896 COVID-19 recoveries

Today, the Ministry of Health confirms 18 new COVID-19 cases from 2,414 samples tested. The cumulative confirmed cases of Ugandans is now 971. Of the 18 confirmed cases; Seven (7) are truck drivers, ten (10) are contacts and alerts; five (5) from Tororo, three (3) from Luwero and two (2)…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

I'm working away from my comfort zone - Vincent Onyala

With the 2019/20 season concluded early due to the COVID19 pandemic that has disrupted sport globally, it was Onyala once again top of Shujaa's tries, having made a total of 13 touchdowns

Vincent Onyala was handed his Kenya Sevens (https://bit.ly/2O4nfZm)  debut by Paul Murunga Amunavi (https://bit.ly/2O0z9TM) at the 2018 Cape Town Sevens. He went on to become Shujaa's top try scorer during the 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens (https://bit.ly/3edfAmc)  season with 22 tries. With the 2019/20 season concluded early due to the COVID19 pandemic that has disrupted sport globally, it was…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Coronavirus - Burkina Faso resumes Polio Vaccination Campaigns under strict COVID-19 prevention measures

The campaign is the first to be conducted since the government suspended all mass immunization on 27 March due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Burkina Faso today concluded a four-day mass polio immunization campaign, vaccinating 174 304 children under five years of age in two districts of the country’s Centre-East region, while observing COVID-19 infection prevention and control measures. The campaign is the first to be conducted since the government suspended all mass immunization…

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…