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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 - UNHCR Niger: Staying and delivering for refugees amid the COVID-19 crisis

UNHCR’s top priority in the COVID-19 crisis is to ensure that people we serve are included in the Government’s response plan and are properly informed

There are confirmed COVID-19 cases in Niger. Refugees are at the same risk of contracting and transmitting the COVID-19 virus as local populations. To date and based on available evidence, there have been no reports of COVID-19 infections among refugees and asylum-seekers in Niger. However, there is no reason to…

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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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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),…

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

Central (274 cases, 11 deaths, 9 recoveries): Cameroon (142, 2, 3), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (5, 0, 0), Congo (19, 0, 2), DRC (81, 8, 1), Equatorial Guinea (14, 0, 0), Gabon (7, 1, 0)

African Union Member States (46) reporting COVID-19 cases (4,871), deaths (152), and recoveries (340) by region:  Central (274 cases, 11 deaths, 9 recoveries):  Cameroon (142, 2, 3), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (5, 0, 0), Congo (19, 0, 2), DRC (81, 8, 1), Equatorial Guinea (14, 0, 0),…

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Coronavirus – Africa: 46 African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases (4,760), deaths (146), and recoveries (335)

African Union Member States (46) reporting COVID-19 cases (4,760), deaths (146), and recoveries (335) by region: Central (257 cases, 11 deaths, 9 recoveries): Cameroon (125, 2, 3), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (5, 0, 0), Congo (19, 0, 2), DRC (81, 8, 1), Equatorial Guinea (14, 0, 0), Gabon…

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Coronavirus - Africa: 46 African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases (4,368), deaths (135), and recoveries (311) - (29 March 2020 - 5pm EAT)

African Union Member States (46) reporting COVID-19 cases (4,368), deaths (135), and recoveries (311) by region:  Central (229 cases, 9 deaths, 6 recoveries):  Cameroon (113, 2, 2), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (5, 0, 0), Congo (19, 0, 0), DRC (65, 6, 1), Equatorial Guinea (14, 0, 0),…

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Coronavirus – Africa: 46 countries reporting a total COVID-19 4,282 cases, 134 deaths, and 302 recoveries

Countries (46) reporting a total COVID-19 4,282 cases, 134 deaths, and 302 recoveries by region: Central (214 cases, 9 deaths, 6 recoveries):  Cameroon (99, 2, 2), Central African Republic (6, 0, 3), Chad (5, 0, 0), Congo (19, 0, 0), DRC (65, 6, 1), Equatorial Guinea (13, 0, 0), Gabon…