Home Tags Africa

Tag: Africa

ISS: Fewer migrants to Europe, bigger problems for Africa

-
Migration from Africa to Europe is increasingly being framed as a security threat to states and societies. The result is tighter border controls and...

Africa border closures maroon medical aid

Medical charity Alima planned to open an emergency operating theatre last week in Burkina Faso, but the project stalled because the country closed its...

Russia records $1 billion in military orders from Africa over the...

-
African countries have ordered around $1 billion worth of military hardware from Russia over the last six months, according to Russian officials, as Russia...

Coronavirus in three more African countries

Angola, Eritrea and Uganda confirmed the first cases of coronavirus with Mauritius recording its first death as the virus spreads across Africa despite government...

IATA calls for urgent emergency support for African, Middle Eastern airlines

-
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling for governments in Africa and the Middle East to provide emergency support to airlines as they...

Africans wonder about coronavirus restrictions

Shoppers thread between stalls hawking everything from watches to pigs’ feet in Sierra Leone’s capital two days after government banned large gatherings to combat...

Africa using Ebola experience to fight coronavirus

When a passenger arriving from Brussels at Cameroon’s Yaounde Nsimalen airport was found to have a temperature, health officials whisked him to hospital and...

US military cancels Exercise Phoenix Express 2020

-
Exercise Phoenix Express has become the latest US military-led exercise to be cancelled, following Exercise Obangame Express 2020 and Exercise African Lion 2020. The US...

How Africa is fighting coronavirus

The World Health Organisation warns COVID-19 could overwhelm strained public health systems in sub-Saharan Africa. Here is a selection of measures countries are taking...

Coronavirus confirmed in four more African states

Tanzania, Liberia, Benin and Somalia confirmed the first coronavirus cases on Monday, as African nations shut borders amid fears the disease could cause fragile...

COMPANY NEWS

Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

-
The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...