COVID-19

The United Kingdom (UK) has removed Kenya from its Covid red list in a revision of its coronavirus travel regulations. According to the UK's Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, the vaccination regulations are revised to ease travel and access to the country allowing fully vaccinated travellers into the UK without taking...
By Beatrice Batamuliza Rwandan President Paul Kagame has called for sustainable solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic saying the world is not certain when the epidemic would come to an end. Speaking at a virtual meeting on the African Union on Domestic Health financing in partnership with the government of the United...
Namibia's Agricultural lender, Agribank, has in its annual report for the 2020/21 Financial Year announced the disbursement of loans to the value of N$217 million from which 1,301 customers benefited during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement by the Bank's Marketing and Communications Manager, Rino Muranda, despite the loans,...
The President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has launched an Oxygen plant in Mutare as part of efforts to sustain the country in its fight against Covid19. Developed by a State-owned firm, Verify Engineering, which is under the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Innovation, Science and Technology Development, the facility...
East Africa Correspondent African leadership Magazine The East African Community has advised its member states to adopt a more coordinated approach while combating Covid-19 restrictions. EAC Secretary General Dr. Peter Mathuki said COVID - 19 testing charges and quarantines administrative procedures need to be harmonized across all East African regions to ease...