Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel
Source: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel |

Coronavirus – Tanzania: Tanzania confirms another COVID-19 case

Health Minister, Ms. Ummy Mwalimu in statement released to the public said the confirmed case who tested positive is a 42-year-old female American national

Tanzania has today confirmed one more Coronavirus cases bringing the national total to 20. Health Minister, Ms. Ummy Mwalimu in statement released to the public said the confirmed case who tested positive is a 42-year-old female American national. This now brings the number of cases to 20 out of which…

Source: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) |

Somalia Becomes 182nd Member of Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

Amid global uncertainty, country’s membership is key part of accessing international private investment capital

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), a member of the World Bank Group, is pleased to announce that the Federal Government of Somalia has become the 182nd member of the Agency, following normalization of its financial relationship with the World Bank. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, Somalia’s membership affords…

Source: Médecins sans frontières (MSF) |

Coronavirus - Ivory Coast: Coronavirus preparations in full swing

Local authorities and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) work together to prepare for COVID-19

Ivory Coast has now registered 140 cases of COVID-19 (as of March 29 according to WHO) and recently entered the stage of local transmission. In response, the Ivorian authorities, like those in most neighboring countries, have quickly taken measures to restrict movement, according to the medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without…

Source: Ministry of Health, Ethiopia |

Coronavirus - Ethiopia: Notification note on additional COVID-19 Confirmed Cases

Currently there are nineteen (19) cases in isolation and treatment center with one of the patient receiving intensive care

Ethiopian Public Health Institute conducted 66 laboratory tests within twenty four hours and two cases are confirmed for COVID-19, making the total cases twenty three (23). The confirmed cases are a 32 years old male who came from The United States of America on March 19 and residing in Addiskedame…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Equatorial Guinea shortlists companies for Key Energy Projects under its Year of Investment

The decision was adopted during a meeting on March 19th, 2020

The Board of Directors of the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) of Equatorial Guinea has selected and revealed the key companies shortlisted for the execution of its landmark projects under its ongoing Year of Investment. The decision was adopted during a meeting on March 19th, 2020. At Punta Europa,…

Source: Victor Oladokun |

COVID-19: Why Africa Urgently Needs an Ubuntu Plan (By Dr Victor Oladokun)

One virus has disrupted the whole world in a manner never seen before in history

By Dr Victor Oladokun, outgoing Director of Communication & External Relations at the African Development Bank Group Africa urgently needs a globally coordinated Ubuntu Plan in response to COVID-19, a fiscal stimulus that recognises our shared and connected humanity, as we find ourselves in the midst of an unprecedented crisis.…

Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Coronavirus – Uganda: The Ministry of Health confirms seven (7) new cases of COVID­19 in Uganda (29 March 2020)

This brings the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country to 30

​The Ministry of Health confirms seven (7) new cases of COVID­19 in Uganda. This brings the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country to 30. The 7 new confirmed cases are all imported cases and 4 were under Institutional quarantine while 3 were under se.lf-quarantine at the time of…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Modes of transmission of virus causing COVID-19: implications for IPC precaution recommendations

COVID-19 virus is transmitted between people through respiratory droplets and contact routes

Scientific brief According to current evidence, COVID-19 virus is transmitted between people through respiratory droplets and contact routes. Droplet transmission occurs when a person is in in close contact (within 1 m) with someone who has respiratory symptoms (e.g.  coughing or sneezing,) and is therefore at risk of having his/her…

Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Coronavirus – Uganda: Update on the COVID-19 Outbreak in Uganda

To date, a total 1,184 are under follow up; 811 of these are under institutional quarantine while 373 are under self-quarantine

The Ministry of Health confirms four (4) new cases of COVID-19 in Uganda. This brings the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country to 18. The 4 new confirmed cases include: 1. A 31 year old male who arrived from Dubai on 20th March 2020 and is currently…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) calls for increased support for displaced amidst deteriorating humanitarian crisis, emergence of COVID-19 in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has reported 152 cases of COVID-19 and four deaths

Amid the current COVID-19 outbreak in Burkina Faso – the country most affected by the crisis in West Africa – the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is increasingly concerned about the impact the disease could have on those already severely impacted by the ongoing humanitarian crisis. IOM is scaling up…