Nigeria: COVID-19 – DTHA Wants Health Ministry, Relevant Agencies to Embark On Sensitization

Asaba — The Delta State House of Assembly has passed a resolution calling on the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa to direct the State Ministry of Health and other relevant Agencies to embark on the sensitization of Deltans on the deadly Coronavirus currently ravaging the world. The resolution followed a motion under matters of urgent […]

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Rwanda: COVID-19 – Govt Keeps Keen Eye on Economy

The Government is currently monitoring the economic implications of the novel coronavirus outbreak to devise appropriate interventions. The monitoring is currently being overseen by a steering committee made up of officials from the public and private sectors. The steering committee, led by the Finance ministry, is assessing economic aspects affected and, to what extent, to […]

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South Africa: COVID-19 in SA – International Restrictions On Travel to Begin On Wednesday

Travel restrictions are set to be implemented on Wednesday, as the country takes further drastic steps to curb a possible coronavirus outbreak. These will include travel bans to and from high-risk countries like South Korea, Italy, Spain, Germany, the US, UK and China. The government will also revoked travel visas previously given to people from […]

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Nigeria: Covid-19 – We’re Counting Losses Due to Umrah Suspension, Hajj, Umrah Operators Lament

Kano — The Association of Hajj and Umrah Operators of Nigeria (AHUON) yesterday in Kano appealed to the federal government to capture its members in the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) N50 billion COVID-19 palliatives that was meant for hoteliers, airlines, service providers and health merchants. Speaking during an interactive session with members of Kano […]

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Revamped Google Cloud Next ’20 Virtual Conference Postponed

Google Cloud is now postponing the virtual version of its premier annual cloud computing conference based on concerns related to the global outbreak of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). “Google Cloud has decided to postpone Google Cloud Next ‘20: Digital Connect out of concern for the health and safety of our customers, partners, employees and local […]

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East Africa: Why an Indian Ocean Deep Sea Mission Will Help the Maldives and Seychelles Manage Their Oceans

Oceans cover over 70% of our “blue” planet and are vital to its health. For instance carbon moves in and out of the ocean and can be stored there for thousands of years. Oceans are also a source of food and livelihood to millions of people, and to the economies of coastal countries. They are […]

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AGF pours encomiums on Gov Emmanuel’s development strides

* as AKSG donates land for relocation of Uyo correctional centre The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN poured encomiums of Governor Udom Emmanuel for his development strides and investment in ensuring peace and security of the state. Mr. Salami, who was represented by the Solicitor General and Permanent […]

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Rwanda: COVID-19 – Govt Picks Committee to Monitor Impact on Economy

The Government is currently monitoring the economic implications of the novel coronavirus outbreak to devise appropriate interventions. The monitoring is currently being overseen by a steering committee made up of officials from the public and private sectors. The steering committee, led by the Finance ministry, is assessing economic aspects affected and, to what extent, to […]

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