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Coronavirus - South Africa: North West Health on Coronavirus Covid-19 confirmed cases on 20 May

Dakar, May 21 -- CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 21, 2020/APO Group/ -- Over 130 staff members tested for COVID-19 at Mahikeng Provincial Hospital The total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the Nort... Read More


Coronavirus - Kenya: Total recoveries in Kenya rise to 375

Dakar, May 21 -- NAIROBI, Kenya, May 21, 2020/APO Group/ -- Today, we discharged (9) patients from hospital, bringing the total number of those who have so far recovered to 375. Distributed by APO Gr... Read More


Coronavirus - Africa: World Bank announces $500 Million to fight locusts, preserve food security and protect livelihoods

Dakar, May 21 -- WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, May 21, 2020/APO Group/ -- The World Bank Group approved today a US$500 million program to help countries in Africa and the Middle East figh... Read More


Coronavirus - Kenya: All Government officials at all Points of Entry to take COVID-19 test

Dakar, May 21 -- NAIROBI, Kenya, May 21, 2020/APO Group/ -- We are advising all Government officials at all Points of Entry, such as customs, port health, security, immigration officers among others t... Read More


Coronavirus - Nigeria: 284 new cases of COVID-19

Dakar, May 21 -- ABUJA, Nigeria, May 21, 2020/APO Group/ -- 284 new cases of COVID-19 199-Lagos 26-Rivers 19-Oyo 8-FCT 8-Borno 7-Plateau 6-Jigawa 5-Kano 2-Abia 1-Ekiti 1-Delta 1-Kwara 1-Taraba 6677 ... Read More


Coronavirus - South Sudan: Jonglei State clashes leave hundreds dead and injured as COVID-19 reduces International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) surgical capacity by 30%

Dakar, May 21 -- JUBA, South Sudan, May 21, 2020/APO Group/ -- An eruption of intercommunal violence in Jonglei State in northeastern South Sudan has left hundreds dead, many more injured and thousand... Read More


Coronavirus - Niger: Self-help project in Niger churns out hygiene products in fight against coronavirus (By Jean-Sebastien Josset)

Dakar, May 21 -- GENEVA, Switzerland, May 21, 2020/APO Group/ -- It started as a mini-cooperative to give a small income for hundreds of refugees evacuated from Libya . But with the onset of the coro... Read More


Coronavirus - Libya: The International Organization for Migration (IOM), UNHCR, urge European States to disembark rescued migrants and refugees on board the Captain Morgan Vessels

Dakar, May 21 -- GENEVA, Switzerland, May 21, 2020/APO Group/ -- The International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), are calling on Malta and other European States t... Read More


Coronavirus - Africa: WHO and UNHCR join forces to improve health services for refugees, displaced and stateless people

Dakar, May 21 -- GENEVA, Switzerland, May 21, 2020/APO Group/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency today signed a new agreement to strengthen and advance public heal... Read More


Coronavirus - Kenya: COVID-19 Update (20 May 2020)

Dakar, May 20 -- NAIROBI, Kenya, May 20, 2020/APO Group/ -- Total confirmed: 1029 Total recovered: 366 Deaths: 50 We are glad to inform you that we have discharged 8 patients who have recovered fro... Read More