Source: South African Government |

Coronavirus - South Africa: North West Health on Coronavirus COVID-19 update for 5 July

North West confirmed COVID-19 cases breakdown per local municipality

The total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the North West Province as of Sunday, 05 July 2020 is 6063, with 1104 recoveries and 36 deaths. North West province COVID-19 laboratory confirmed cases contribute 3.1% to South Africa’s burden of disease. The breakdown of cases is as follows: District Breakdown…

Source: Eutelsat |

Konnect Africa offers Broadband Internet Connection to all Isolation Centers in Sokoto State, Nigeria to fight against Covid-19

Konnect joins the fight of several African governments to combat Covid-19 by allowing access to care for the greatest number of people

Konnect, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) (www.Eutelsat.com), pursues its ambition to connect the entire African continent to very high speed Internet, and more particularly in this context of the current health crisis. Konnect has recently proposed to offer broadband internet connection to isolation centers to fight…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: 8773 new cases of COVID-19 in South Africa

COVID-19 Update: A total of 38,083 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. There are 8773 new cases of COVID-19. Regrettably, we report 173 more COVID-19 related deaths which brings the total number of deaths to 3199. We send our deepest condolences.

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BUA Cement set to establish Ultramodern 3million Cement Plant, 50mw Power Plant in Adamawa

This was revealed when the Chairman of BUA, Abdul Samad Rabiu led the BUA Cement Management team on a courtesy call to the Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

BUA Cement (www.BUAgroup.com), One of West Africa’s largest Cement companies has announced that it is set to establish a three million metric tonnes cement plant and 50 megawatts power plant in Guyuk and Lamurde local governments of Adamawa state in the North Easter region of Nigeria. This was revealed when…

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Acting Vice President- Agriculture, Human and Social Development

Wambui joined the African Development Bank Group in 2018 as Director, Water Development and Sanitation

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Wambui Gichuri as Acting Vice President- Agriculture, Human and Social Development, effective 5 July 2020. Wambui joined the African Development Bank Group in 2018 as Director, Water Development and Sanitation. She currently oversees the Bank’s water sector program…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Coronavirus : Kenya cases rise to 7,886 Nairobi, Sunday July 5, 2020

Out of the 309 cases 302 are Kenyans and 7 are foreigners

Kenya has recorded 309 more cases of  COVID 19 raising the total case load to 7,886. The Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) for Health, Dr. Rashid Aman reported that the positive cases were drawn from 4,228 samples tested in 37 Counties, in the last 24 hours. The total number of samples tested in the country now stands at 189,263. Today, the CAS also confirmed that 51 patients have been discharged from& various hospital…

Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Coronavirus - Uganda: Results of COVID-19 Tests conducted on 5th July 2020

Of the 14 confirmed cases; eleven (11) are truck drivers and three (3) are contacts and alerts from Luwero, Kyotera and Amuru Districts

Today, the Ministry of Health confirms 14 new COVID-19 cases from 3,103 samples tested. The cumulative confirmed cases of Ugandans is now 953. Of the 14 confirmed cases; eleven (11) are truck drivers and three (3) are contacts and alerts from Luwero, Kyotera and Amuru Districts. Regarding the Ugandan truck…