Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:50:08 GMT
Former African Leaders Press Emergency Plan to Combat Pandemic
[Premium Times] 12 former African leaders, including former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, have called for an emergency plan to combat the COVID-19 onslaught in Africa at a continental or regional level.

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 08:16:48 GMT
End Internet Shutdowns to Manage Covid-19
[HRW] New York -Intentionally shutting down or restricting access to the internet violates multiple rights and can be deadly during a health crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, Human Rights Watch said today. Governments that are currently imposing ...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:01:11 GMT
Ethiopia's Coop Bank Reports Profits Up 26%
[The Exchange] Based in Ethiopia's capital of Addis Ababa, Coop Bank is growing by leaps and bounds, with profits up 29 percent in the 2018/19 financial year closing the year with USD 20.4 million under lock and key.

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 23:02:02 GMT
Coronavirus Declaration by the 8-Nation Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
[IGAD] Djibouti -We, the Heads of State and Government of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), convening via video-conference at the Extraordinary Summit on coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) pandemic on 31st March 2020:

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:33:01 GMT
Curious Case of the Traditional Medicine Derived Anti-COVID-19 Treatment and the Need for Caution
[Addis Standard] As the responses to the COVID-19 pandemic unfold, the pressing question for all of us, and particularly for the general public is when will we have effective treatment? As the world grapples with the unprecedented nature of the COVID...