Dangote launches ‘Coalition Against Coronavirus’ to combat COVID-19 in Nigeria

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote yesterday during a press statement announced the launching of the Coalition Against Coronavirus (COCAVID) in an attempt to combat the spread of the deadly pandemic in Africa’s most populated State. The project is launched in partnership with Access Bank Group, Nigeria. According to local media reports, the initiative by the […]

Ethiopia to free 4,000 prisoners as it steps up war against COVID-19

Ethiopia plans to free over 4,000 prisoners holed up in its prisons as a measure to curb the spread of coronavirus. “To contain the spread of Coronavirus, 4011 convicts who are serving their sentence in federal prison facilities will be released,” said Adanech Abebe, the Federal Attorney-general who was appointed to the position this month. […]