Tag Archives: coronavirus

21 September 20

Kenya: Pupils set to return to class on October 19

Schoolchildren in Kenya are set to return to the classroom on October 19 – for the first time since Covid-19 restrictions closed education facilities across the country – under new proposals.

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29 August 20

Rwanda tightens Covid-19 restrictions as cases surge

Rwanda has increased the length of its evening curfew and restricted movement in the western Rusizi area after a surge in coronavirus cases.

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31 July 20

Kenya: Schools to remain closed until 2021 due to COVID-19

Kenya has announced that all schools in the country will remain closed until January as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

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29 July 20

Kenya extends curfew, restricts alcohol sales amid COVID-19 spike

Kenya has extended a nightly curfew and restricted alcohol sales in restaurants following a steep rise in coronavirus cases in the East African nation.

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03 July 20

Burundi: New president shifts government stance on COVID-19

Newly-elected Burundi President Evariste Ndayishimiye says the coronavirus is the country’s “biggest enemy” in a dramatic turnaround from the stance taken by his late predecessor, Pierre Nkurunziza.

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24 June 20

South Sudan: UN highlights COVID-19 and violence threat to peace process

The United Nations has raised concerns over the threat of the coronavirus outbreak and an increase in violence across South Sudan as a “twin-threat” to the country’s struggling peace process.

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24 June 20

Uganda reopens border to refugees fleeing DRC

Uganda has temporarily reopened its border with neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to accept refugees fleeing violence from the country.

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02 June 20

DRC annoucnes fresh Ebola outbreak in northwest

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have reported a fresh Ebola outbreak in the northwestern city of Mbandaka.

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02 June 20

Kenya records more than 2,000 Covid-19 cases

Kenya has reported more than 2,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus after 59 more people tested positive on Monday.

27 May 20

Tanzania: Magufuli accused of covering up Covid-19 outbreak

Opposition groups in Tanzania have accused President John Magufuli of covering a major outbreak of Covid-19 in the country.

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