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Madagascar president promotes locally made herbal drink against Covid-19

Madagascar’s President Andry Rajoelina has promoted an herbal extract, called Covid Organics, on national television saying it will change the course of history.There are no approved drugs for COVID-19 and numerous treatments and vaccines are currently being tested around...

Group accuse Rwandan officers of rapes and killings during lockdown

An international pressure group has accused the Rwandan security forces of killing, raping and arresting people since a coronavirus lockdown came into force, according to the BBC.Human Rights Watch says at least two people have been shot dead in...

US Homeland Security study finds that coronavirus dies in sunlight within minutes

The coronavirus can be killed by sunlight in a matter of minutes, according to research by the Department of Homeland Security, reports UK Daily Mail.Radiation given off by ultraviolet light damages the virus' genetic material and hampers its ability...

Egypt loosening lockdown restrictions for Ramadan even as covid-19 toll rises

Egypt will ease its coronavirus lockdown for the holy fasting month of Ramadan by allowing more businesses to reopen and shortening a night-time curfew, the prime minister said on Thursday, as new coronavirus cases reached the highest daily toll...

Coronavirus forces Tunisia to upgrade neglected public hospitals

After a month of lockdown, Tunisian hospitals have not so far suffered the overcrowding some feared from coronavirus – but the pandemic has forced a much-needed upgrade of public facilities, medics say.The intensive care ward at Abderrahmane Memmi hospital...

Kenya quarantine escapees arrested in bar

Police in Kenya have arrested two people seen in a viral video climbing through a fence to escaped from a coronavirus quarantine centre in the capital, Nairobi.They were among dozens of others who were filmed jumping over a wall...

Ugandan court convict 6 Chinese nationals for escaping quarantine

Court in Uganda has convicted 6 Chinese nationals for disobeying lawful orders on prevention of Covid-19 when they escaped from a quarantine facility in Kampala, the Daily Monitor reports.The group was arrested last month together with their Ugandan driver...

Chinese writer gets death threats for trying to publish her ‘Wuhan diary’

After Wuhan was sealed off from the world, acclaimed Chinese writer Fang Fang started an online diary about the coronavirus tragedy unfolding in her hometown.Her journal drew tens of millions of readers -- but now that it is about...

Morocco jail records over 60 coronavirus cases

More than 60 cases of coronavirus infections have been recorded in a jail in southern Morocco, mostly among staff, the country's prisons service said.The DGAPR agency, in a statement late on Monday, said 60 workers and six inmates had...

Ghana fine 6 Nigerians for partying during coronavirus lockdown

A court in Ghana has fined six Nigerians around $2,500 (£2,040) each for attending a birthday party on Saturday in the capital, Accra according to a report on BBC.Gatherings were banned under a three-week lockdown to stop the spread...
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Chad says army killed 300 rebels fighters

Chad military says it has killed some 300 rebels advancing on the capital, N’Djamena, as the government on Monday...
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