Coronavirus hits ‘full speed’ in Africa as Asia, Europe warn public against complacency

BELGRADE, Serbia — Asian and European officials pleaded with their citizens Thursday to respect modest precautions as several countries saw coronavirus outbreaks accelerate or sought to prevent new flare-ups, while … Read More

A ‘soft landfall’: Africa coronavirus cases surpass 100,000, but deaths remain low

Africa’s coronavirus cases have surpassed 100,000, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, as the youthful continent with many fragile health systems has not seen the high … Read More

Coronavirus: Alibaba founder gives African nations 6M medical supply items

Africa has received a much-needed coronavirus care package from Chinese billionaire Jack Ma. A cargo flight containing more than 6 million medical items arrived Sunday in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. … Read More

Coronavirus: 2 African presidents defy own travel bans as cases soar above 1,000

Africa’s cases of the coronavirus rose above 1,000 on Saturday while two heads of state appeared to defy their own travel restrictions to attend another president’s inauguration. Angola announced its … Read More