Category: Coronavirus

Zimbabwe extents lockdown by a further two weeks

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has extended the level 4 lockdown by a further two weeks, saying although coronavirus infections had gone…

COVID-19 and climate change: The search for new models of sustainable development

Is there a correlation between the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change? Apparently not. The virus is supposed to weaken with…

Exemption letters reinstated as COVID-19 cases surge

WITH the lethal coronavirus continuing to wreak havoc in the country, authorities announced last night that law enforcement agents would…

South Africa tightens Covid-19 restrictions as infections rise

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Battling a fast-increasing surge of Covid-19 cases, South Africa has reintroduced tough restrictions including a ban on…

COVID-19 has worsened humanitarian crisis in Horn of Africa, UN Says

NAIROBI, June 21 (Xinhua) — The Horn of Africa region is grappling with a widespread humanitarian crisis linked to negative…

Red Cross sounds alarm on COVID’s mental impact on children, young people

GENEVA. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warned Monday that the mental health consequences of…

South Africa returns to stricter lockdown, increase in COVID-19 cited

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Sunday that his country is returning to stricter…

Coronavirus vaccine shots administered worldwide exceed 1,7billion

ANKARA. Over 1.74 billion coronavirus vaccine shots have been given worldwide, figures compiled by Our World in Data, an online…

Coronavirus vaccine jabs administered worldwide tops 1,4B

ANKARA – More than 1.4 billion coronavirus vaccine jabs have been administered worldwide, according to the Our World in Data…

Africa:The only region with a unified strategy on COVID-19

Africa is the only region to have developed a unified continental strategy for the coronavirus pandemic that has delivered results,…