Africa COVID-19 Editor's Pick Headlines

Nigeria to ease Abuja and Lagos lockdowns on 4 May

Nigeria will begin a “gradual easing” of coronavirus-related lockdowns for millions of people in its largest city Lagos and the...
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Nigeria to ease Abuja and Lagos lockdowns on 4 May
Africa Editor's Pick

Kenya quarantine escapees arrested in bar

Police in Kenya have arrested two people who escaped from a coronavirus quarantine centre in the capital, Nairobi. They were...
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Kenya quarantine escapees arrested in bar
Africa Editor's Pick Headlines

Virus fears in Tanzania parliament after MP diagnosed

Tanzanian member of parliament has tested positive for coronavirus, triggering calls for a suspension of on-going House sessions. Without naming...
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Virus fears in Tanzania parliament after MP diagnosed
Africa Bussiness

Nigeria’s economy under threat from COVID-19 and decline in oil prices-IMF

The International Monetary had said that Nigeria’s economy is being threatened by the twin shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic and...
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Nigeria’s economy under threat from COVID-19 and decline in oil prices-IMF
Africa Headlines

Rwanda extends coronavirus lockdown by two weeks

The government in Rwanda has extended rigid lockdown restrictions imposed last month to 19 April. The lockdown that begun on...
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Rwanda extends coronavirus lockdown by two weeks
Africa Editor's Pick

Eight Nigerians; two Burkinabes in quarantine test positive to new coronavirus

Mr Laud Kwasi Afrifa, the Deputy Comptroller General of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has announced that eight Nigeriens and...
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Eight Nigerians; two Burkinabes in quarantine test positive to new coronavirus
Africa Editor's Pick General news

Covid-19: Jack Ma’s package for Africa arrives

The first shipment of donated medical supplies to Africa by the Jack Ma and Alibaba Foundations in the wake of...
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Covid-19: Jack Ma’s package for Africa arrives
Africa Featured Headlines

Nigeria has chloroquine poisonings after Trump praised drug

Nigeria reported two cases of chloroquine poisoning after U.S. President Donald Trump praised the anti-malaria drug as a treatment for...
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Nigeria has chloroquine poisonings after Trump praised drug
Africa Headlines

Rwanda is first African country to go into lockdown over coronavirus

The government of Rwanda has announced new measures in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, including a two-week...
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Rwanda is first African country to go into lockdown over coronavirus
Africa Editor's Pick Health

Man flees Zimbabwe hospital before coronavirus test

Zimbabwe has no confirmed cases of coronavirus, but the health ministry has confirmed that a man who was due to...
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Man flees Zimbabwe hospital before coronavirus test
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