APO Group
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APO Group brings together the largest and most influential panel of judges ever assembled for a journalism prize in Africa

The judging panel for the APO Group African Woman in Media Award consists of 100 luminaries, with global icons such as Naomi Campbell joined by executives at diverse organizations like Microsoft, Harley-Davidson and FIFA

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, is delighted to announce the jury for the prestigious APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020 (http://bit.ly/APOaward). The Award recognizes, celebrates and empowers African women in the media who support female entrepreneurship throughout the continent.    This is the largest and most influential panel of judges ever assembled…

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)
Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Coronavirus: African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases as at 5 Septemeber 9am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,284,261) deaths (30,832), and recoveries (1,024,057) by region:  Central (55,276 cases; 1,047 deaths; 47,526 recoveries):  Burundi (445; 1; 357), Cameroon (19,604; 414; 18,448), CAR (4,729; 62; 1,818), Chad (1,023; 77; 914), Congo (4,856; 82; 3,882), DRC (10,149; 260; 9,411), Equatorial Guinea (4,972;…

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)
Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases 21 August 9am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,158,217) deaths (26,968), and recoveries (881,495) by region:   Central (52,432 cases; 1,021 deaths; 40,704 recoveries):  Burundi (413; 1; 336), Cameroon (18,662; 408; 17,065), CAR (4,679; 61; 1,755), Chad (972; 76; 869), Congo (3,850; 77; 1,628), DRC (9,757; 247; 8,895), Equatorial Guinea…

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)
Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases 20 August 2020 9am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,147,369) deaths (26,618), and recoveries (870,568) by region:  Central (52,139 cases; 1,013 deaths; 40,094 recoveries):  Burundi (413; 1; 336), Cameroon (18,389; 401; 16,459), CAR (4,679; 61; 1,755), Chad (971; 76; 868), Congo (3,850; 77; 1,628), DRC (9,741; 246; 8,895), Equatorial Guinea (4,892;…

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)
Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Coronavirus: African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases 19 August 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,136,246) deaths (26,289), and recoveries (859,488) by region:  Central (52,050 cases; 1,009 deaths; 39,863 recoveries):  Burundi (413; 1; 336), Cameroon (18,389; 401; 16,459), CAR (4,679; 61; 1,755), Chad (970; 76; 865), Congo (3,831; 76; 1,628), DRC (9,721; 243; 8,882), Equatorial Guinea (4,892;…

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)
Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 30th July 2020 9am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (891,199) deaths (18,884), and recoveries (540,872) by region:  Central (46,595 cases; 938 deaths; 31,486 recoveries):  Burundi (387; 1; 304), Cameroon (17,255; 387; 15,320), CAR (4,605; 59; 1,574), Chad (926; 75; 813), Congo (3,200; 54; 829), DRC (8,931; 213; 6,095), Equatorial Guinea (3,071;…

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)
Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 29 July 9am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (871,970) deaths (18,475), and recoveries (523,684) by region:  Central (45,811 cases; 896 deaths; 30,238 recoveries):  Burundi (378; 1; 301), Cameroon (16,708; 385; 14,539), CAR (4,599; 59; 1,546), Chad (926; 75; 810), Congo (3,200; 54; 829), DRC (8,873; 208; 5,930), Equatorial Guinea (3,071;…

Source: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) |

Coronavirus - Central African Republic: Contending with COVID-19 in the midst of a serious humanitarian crisis

Staff in the four healthcare facilities in Bangui are being provided with additional handwashing stations, chlorine and gloves

The struggle against COVID-19 is intensifying against the background of the alarming spread of the disease in the Central African Republic (CAR). Although the number of recorded cases has exceeded 4,500, some people still do not believe that the disease exists, thus jeopardizing efforts to counter it. Complying with hygiene…

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)
Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 27 July 2020 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (846,311) deaths (17,747), and recoveries (491,889) by region:  Central (45,491 cases; 892 deaths; 29,514 recoveries):  Burundi (361; 1; 279), Cameroon (16,708; 385; 14,539), CAR (4,599; 59; 1,546), Chad (915; 75; 810), Congo (3,159; 54; 829), DRC (8,831; 204; 5,510), Equatorial Guinea (3,071;…

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)
Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as at 20 July 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (720,622) deaths (15,082), and recoveries (382,857) by region:  Central (43,067 cases; 858 deaths; 26,233 recoveries):  Burundi (328; 1; 237), Cameroon (16,157; 373; 13,728), CAR (4,485; 55; 1,348), Chad (889; 75; 801), Congo (2,633; 49; 626), DRC (8,443; 194; 4,335), Equatorial Guinea (3,071;…