WHO funding halted by US as medical supplies leaves Addis Ababa

This effort by the WHO through the WFP comes in the wake of a directive by President Donald Trump to stop all payments to the World Health Organisation in the middle of a global health pandemic.

6-weeks old baby test positive for Covid-19 in Nigeria amid travel restrictions

The Minister of Health confirmed 5 new cases of Corona Virus of which 3 arrived from the United States and 2 arrived from the United Kingdom bringing the total number of COVID-19 in Nigeria to 8. The 2 travellers from the United Kingdom are Nigerians and 2 out of the 3 travellers from the United […]

National State of Disaster declared as SA imposes travel ban including UK US & China

In terms of the Disaster Management Act, President Cyril Ramaphosa declares a National State of Disaster. In a Live TV broadcast earlier this evening, he said: “Initially, it was people who had travelled out of the country, especially from Italy, who had positively tested for the virus”. ”It is concerning that we are now dealing […]

Kenya reports first case of Corona-virus.

The National Influenza Center laboratory at the National Public Health Laboratories of the Ministry of Health confirms this case of Covid-19 as the first in Kenya of a citizen who returned from the United States via the United Kingdom on the 5th of March and has tested positive to the Covid-19 virus. The patient is said […]

Security chiefs assures Ghanaians as fear of crisis heightens…

In spite of assurances by various security chiefs that nothing will happen after the Supreme Court delivers its ruling on Thursday, 29th August, 2013, several Ghanaians including several top shots appear unconvinced and are flying out of the country in droves together with their relatives to safety. Information available to The Independent from some foreign […]