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COVID-19 having major impact on Ugandans living with HIV

Reading Time: 3 minutes COVID-19 having major impact on Ugandans living with HIV. UNAIDS stepping up its support to HIV positive Ugandans People living with HIV and tuberculosis have found it difficult to access their routine medical care or essential medicine refills Kuraish Mubiru wakes up at dawn every day to get refills of antiretroviral therapy from different health Read More…

Kenya holds first-ever virtual health meeting with WHA
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Kenya holds first-ever virtual health conference

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya holds first-ever virtual health conference. Kenya has been hit heavily by the COVID-19 pandemic Addressing the Assembly the CS noted that Kenya has put in place robust economic, social and public health measures aimed at interrupting the transmission of the virus Health Cabinet Secretary, Sen. Mutahi Kagwe today attended the historic virtual 73rd World Read More…

Kenya lacks life-saving protective COVID-19 equipment
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Kenya lacks life-saving protective COVID-19 equipment

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kenya lacks life-saving protective COVID-19 equipment. The second wave of the virus will be catastrophic The disruption of the local health care infrastructure caused by the outbreak has badly affected their ability to find essential medical care For the over half a million people living in Mathare, one of Kenya’s largest slums, the arrival of Read More…

A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Burundi, Amidst 2020 Election
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A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Burundi, Amidst 2020 Election

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Burundi, Amidst 2020 Election. Political tensions and arrests are ramping up While most of the world tries to slow the spread and limit the death toll of Covid-19, Burundi is expelling health experts. This week, the government, which refuses to acknowledge the threat the virus presents, resorted to familiar tactics and declared the country representative Read More…

COVID-19 Continues To Devastate Somalia's Disabled Community
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COVID-19 Continues To Devastate Somalia’s Disabled Community

Reading Time: 4 minutes COVID-19 Continues To Devastate Somalia’s Disabled Community. 15-20% of the population have a disability In Somalia, it is estimated that some 15-20 per cent of the population – around 1.5 million people – are living with some form of disability The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a tremendous impact on all areas of Somali Read More…

2Africa, To Build The Largest Internet Project In The World
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2Africa, To Build The Largest Internet Project In The World

Reading Time: 5 minutes 2Africa, To Build The Largest Internet Project In The World. The 2Africa Cable Will Implement New Technology, 2Africa is one of the largest subsea projects in the world, connecting 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Europe China Mobile International, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC announced today that they will Read More…

China Steps Up COVID-19 Medical Donation To Seychelles
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China Steps Up COVID-19 Medical Donation To Seychelles

Reading Time: 2 minutes China Steps Up COVID-19 Medical Donation To Seychelles. Over 40,000 pieces of medical equipment donated China continues to be major supply donors of medical devices to African nations hit by the coronavirus. On May 8, the Chinese embassy in Seychelles donated medical supplies to the Department of Health to support the Seychelles’ efforts to fight Read More…

South Sudan Unity Government Welcomes COVID-19 Refugees
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South Sudan Unity Government Welcomes COVID-19 Refugees

Reading Time: 2 minutes South Sudan Unity Government Welcomes COVID-19 Refugees. 250 people from DRC have crossed into South Sudan The new arrivals have been sensitized on the new coronavirus disease and the measures in place to tackle it The UN Refugee Agency in South Sudan commends the Transitional Government of National Unity for continuing to welcome people seeking Read More…