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List of Celebrities Who Tested Positive for COVID-19

List of Celebrities Who Tested Positive for COVID-19

The coronavirus is affecting 199 countries and territories around the world with 614811 cases among which are celebrities who tested positive. Check out the list for affected celebrities 1.Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson:The popular Hollywood couple announced on March 11 that they were infected by the coronavirus and were placed in quarantine in a Gold Coast […]

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tests Positive for Coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tests Positive for Coronavirus

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating. In early February, as the UK took a different approach to much of the rest of Europe in its handling of the crisis, Johnson said he was continuing to shake hands with people – even in a hospital in which he said there […]

Public Dialogue on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), Uganda

The Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH)-Uganda, World Health Organisation (WHO)-Uganda, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-Uganda and the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) has organized a Public Dialogue on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) scheduled to take place on Friday 13th March 2020 at the Imperial Royale […]

Coronavirus Cases in Senegal, Morocco and Tunisia

Coronavirus Cases in Senegal, Morocco and Tunisia

Health Ministries of Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia have confirmed the first cases of Coronavirus in their countries, BBC reports. The patient in Morocco is a Moroccan man living in Italy, the Reuters news agency reports, and he is receiving treatment at a hospital in Casablanca, the largest city of Morocco. His health condition is not […]

Four More Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in UK (England)

Four More Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in UK (England)

The number of coronavirus cases in UK has doubled to eight – after four more patients in England tested positive for the virus. The new victims contacted the virus from the previous confirmed cases in UK, the new cases were confirmed in Brighton. The victims were later moved to London over the weekend to receive […]

UN removes Sudan from the list of countries that support terrorism

UN removes Sudan from the list of countries that support terrorism

The UN secretary general António Guterres has told African leaders that it’s time to remove Sudan from the list of states that support terrorism. This was addressed during the annual African union summit in Addis Ababa the capital city of Ethiopia, Guterres said UN will now extend support to Sudan. The 33rd African Union (AU) summit was […]

Countries with Confirmed Cases of Wuhan Coronavirus

Countries with Confirmed Cases of Wuhan Coronavirus

Wuhan coronavirus has become a global epidemic, according to CNN the number of confirmed cases globally stood at 31,420, with more than 31,000 of those in mainland China with 638 deaths. Coronaviruses cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). Coronavirus outbreak was […]

Museveni eulogises Moi as African Icon

Museveni eulogises Moi as African Icon

President Yoweri Museveni has described fallen former Kenyan head of state Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi as an icon who supported the East African Community and its integration. “I learnt with sadness about the death of Mzee Daniel Toroitich arap Moi, the former president of Kenya. Him, Mzee Hassan Mwinyi and I revived what had become […]

Kenya’s former President Daniel arap Moi dies aged 95

Kenya’s former President Daniel arap Moi dies aged 95

Kenya’s former President Daniel arap Moi has died at the age of 95. He was seen by his critics as an authoritarian ruler who held on to power for 24 years, but his allies credited him for maintaining stability in the East African state. Moi stepped down in 2002 after being constitutionally barred from running […]

Malawi top court annuls presidential election results

Malawi top court annuls presidential election results

Malawi’s constitutional court has annulled last year’s controversial election, which saw President Peter Mutharika re-elected. The judge found there had been widespread irregularities in the May 21 vote. This is the first election to be legally challenged since Malawi’s independence. A new vote will take place within 151 days.   There have been regular anti-government […]

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