36.7 C
Africa
Sunday, April 11, 2021
KIGALI, Rwanda Conducting elections amid the coronavirus pandemic presents a challenge in several African countries, according to analysts. More than 20 countries are scheduled to hold presidential, parliamentary or municipal elections on the continent. How it is being done Tanzanians are scheduled to...
The Ghanaian government is preparing for the reopening of international travel from tomorrow, September 1st. Following five months of closure, President Akufo-Addo is now confident that the coronavirus is under control and that it is safe to reopen Ghana’s...
Nigeria’s current foreign exchange pressure that is likely to gain momentum in 2021 as the economy and imports recover will trigger a future adjustment of the nation’s currency to N430/$ next year, Bank of Africa analysts Rukayat Yusuf and...
He died at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side, a statement posted on social media said. Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago but had not made the information public. The news has...
It says South Africa - where testing has been widespread - accounts for more than half of all cases. Tanzania's lack of data meanwhile is a "concern" for the AU. Experts say a lack of comprehensive testing across Africa means the true...
Cigarette smuggling boomed in South Africa during its nearly five-month ban on legal sales as part of anti-COVID-19 measures, and even though legal sales are once again permitted, many in the tobacco industry think the illegal trade will continue. South...
“Due to the decline in the price of crude oil in the first quarter (Q1) 2020, aggregate export earnings declined by 14.9% and 12% to $13.39bn, compared with $15.74bn and $15.22bn in Q4 2019 and 2019 Q1 respectively,” according...
Polio usually affects children under five, sometimes leading to irreversible paralysis. Death can occur when breathing muscles are affected by the paralysis. There is no cure but the polio vaccine protects children for life. The disease is now only found in...
Contracts are being doled out to family members. Food parcels have gone missing. And funds meant for unemployment insurance are making their way into the pockets of political cronies. South Africa, the continent’s economic powerhouse, responded to the coronavirus pandemic...
The Alexandria University announced Tuesday that it has launched the first biosafety level three (BSL-3) laboratory in Egypt and the Middle East, at a LE22 million cost. The President of Alexandria University Essam al-Kordy said that the project was financed...