[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has issued four guidelines to universities, schools and colleges, ensure the safe environment before students resume studies on June 1 in an effort to control the spread of Covid-19.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has on Thursday assured the public and the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) students that the John Pombe Magufuli (JPM) Hostels which were used as quarantine centre for Covid-19 are safe for student's accommodations.
[Daily News] BENEFICIARIES of Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF), development programmes will start receiving their payments from next month with its Executive Director, Mr Ladislaus Mwamanga, directing that all reimbursements will be conducted electronically.
[WHO] Abuja, May 26, 2020 - Resilient and undeterred, even when grappling with limited equipment, shortage of supplies and grumpy patients, 47 year-old Nurse Hassan Salami Onimisi volunteers at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Gwawalada Isolation Center to care for COVID-19 patients.
[The Conversation Africa] After Ghana discovered oil and gas in 2007, the government and civil society aspired to avoid the "resource curse". This is when countries have an abundance of non-renewable natural resources but no economic growth.
[The Conversation Africa] Bamako, the fifth album from Simphiwe Dana, marks 16 years of her recording career. To the dismay of her fans, a few days prior to the album's long-awaited release, the South African singer-songwriter announced that this would be her last.
[The Conversation Africa] Racism against Nigerians - and other Africans - is not new in China. Africa-China history is marked by solidarity, but also dented by old and new racism. Nothing at this moment suggests that the current situation will drastically change.
[News24Wire] She understands that some parents have anxieties about sending their children to school in the midst of a pandemic, but their anxiety should not prevent other parents from sending their children to school, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has said.
[News24Wire] The Eastern Cape is sitting with a massive backlog of more than 20 000 Covid-19 tests and its 38 laboratories are battling to clear the problem due to a deluge of samples coming in daily, and a global shortage.
[ISS] Around 90% of Africa's trade is seaborne. The World Trade Organization has predicted a decline in consumer spending due to COVID-19 that will decrease international trade by up to 30%. This will have far-reaching effects on export-dependent African economies. However in the wake of COVID-19, ports will become the core of Africa's economic recovery […]
[The New Humanitarian] Syracuse, Italy -The Italian government passed a law on 13 May paving the way for around 200,000 undocumented workers to apply for six-month legal residency permits. But just a few weeks later, the initial atmosphere of hope has quickly faded to a lukewarm welcome.
[The Conversation Africa] The year-long battle for Tripoli has been heating up in recent weeks despite widespread calls for a ceasefire during Ramadan and the coronavirus pandemic. As the violence escalates and the number of foreigners involved in the fighting multipies, the United Nations Security Council has proven largely inconsequential. The reasons for this are […]
[Balancing Act] London -In July last year Google initiated the Equiano cable. The announcement of the 2Africa cable which involves Facebook completes the second generation cable build announcements. Russell Southwood talked to Ibrahima Ba, Network Investments Lead at Facebook about how it might work.
[The New Humanitarian] Residents in Ethiopia's Oromia state have long claimed that contamination from a gold mine owned by an Ethiopia-born Saudi tycoon has led to health problems. Journalist Tom Gardner spent weeks collecting their testimonies amid talk that the mine could be set to re-open, even though the government has not publicly addressed local […]
[The Conversation Africa] Like many countries in east Africa, Ethiopia is highly vulnerable to drought. Since 1965, Ethiopia has experienced 15 severe droughts affecting more than 65 million people and causing serious economic damage.