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Uganda issues new stringent measures for truck drivers to curb spread of COVID-19

Uganda on Saturday issued new stringent measures to cross-border cargo truck drivers, saying only those who test negative for COVID-19 will be allowed to...
Uganda Military

Uganda military to curb COVID-19 spread among troops in Somalia, Equatorial Guinea

The Ugandan military on Sunday said it has issued measure to stop the spread of COVID-19 among its troops in Somalia and Equatorial Guinea...
Cloth Masks

GOC President Encourages The Wearing Of Masks To Curb The Spread Of The Covid-19

Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has encouraged sportsmen and women to wear nose and mouth masks to stop...
Nigeria railway

Nigeria begins sterilization of railway facilities to curb COVID-19 spread

Nigerian authorities on Sunday said the disinfection of all railway facilities had commenced as part of measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19...
A visitor is seen inside the Step Pyramid in Saqqara necropolis, Giza province, Egypt, March 5, 2020. Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly inaugurated on Thursday the Step Pyramid of Djoser in the Saqqara necropolis near the capital Cairo, after the completion of its restoration. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egypt’s PM orders closure of parks, beaches to curb COVID-19 in coming holidays

Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly ordered on Wednesday the full closure of all public parks, beaches and other gathering places during the coming holidays...
Hassan Ali Khaire

Somalia PM orders swift release of funds to curb COVID-19 spread

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has ordered the swift release of COVID-19 funds to the regional states and the Banadir Regional Administration (BRA)...

5,000 returnees to Ethiopia: UN calls for a Pause amidst increased in COVID-19 enforcement

The unexpected arrival of more than 5,000 returnees to Ethiopia over the past two weeks without prior health screenings has added to the challenges...

Adhere to protocols to curb the spread of COVID-19, public urged

Mr Fredrick F. Faidoo, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Takoradi Constituency, has appealed to the public to adhere to the protocols prescribed...
President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda mulls production of protective gear to curb COVID-19

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday said the country is studying the possibility of locally manufacturing personal protective gear for health workers who are...
Cover of the report “China's Fight Against COVID-19 Epidemic: A Decisive Campaign” by the Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS) Photo: Courtesy of the SIIS

China’s emergency health interventions to curb COVID-19 outbreak

Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, has reported more than 40,000 confirmed cases and 1000 deaths. In this megacity with over 11 million...
Kenyan Coat of arms

Kenya vows to intensify fight against contraband, smuggling to curb terror

The Kenyan government on Monday vowed to intensify fight against contraband and smuggling as part of the comprehensive strategy on countering terrorist financing. ...

Control, monitoring movement of people crucial to curb pneumonia outbreak

Chinese health authorities said on Monday that the control and monitoring of the flow of people is the top priority of the community-based efforts...
Red Cross

Nearly US$50 million donated via China Red Cross to curb pneumonia outbreak

As of Saturday, the Red Cross Society of China has received donations of 340 million yuan (about 49 million U.S. dollars) to help fight...

TVET, a sure way to curb graduate unemployment – GNECC

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC) on Friday said Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) should be fully adapted to help bring...
Human trafficking

Cameroon launches program to curb human trafficking

Cameroon's Ministry of Social Affairs and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have launched a program to combat human trafficking and smuggling in indigenous...
World Vision

World Vision International spends GH¢100k to curb open defecation

Ms. Grace Dinu, the Officer in-charge of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) of the World Vision International (WVI), a non- governmental organisation, says...

Africa tax administrators to meet to curb tax leakages

African tax administrators are scheduled to meet here Nov. 18-22 to among others share experiences in curbing tax leakages through Double Taxation Agreements (DTA)...
Urban migration

Nigeria calls for more efforts to curb migration challenges

The Nigerian government on Tuesday called for closer examination of the desperate and dangerous journeys across the desert and Mediterranean Sea. Speaking...
teenage pregnancy

Black Pruners will work hard to curb teenage pregnancy

Pastor Patrick Kwasi Mensah Brew, President of Black Pruners a youth advocacy group has announced the group's intention to work hard to curb the...

Nigeria embarks on special operation to curb road accidents

Road officials in Nigeria have embarked on a special patrol operation that involves enlightening drivers in an effort to curb road accidents in the...
AFP/File / Yuri Cortez The WHO's latest air pollution database reveals an overall deterioration of air in the planet's cities, and highlights the growing risk of serious health conditions

Zambia not doing enough to curb air pollution – lobby group

There was a growing lack of responsibility by both private citizens and industries to take it upon themselves to reduce or curb air pollution...
Cylinder Re-circulation Model

Kenya launches regulations to help curb counterfeit gas cylinders

Kenya energy regulator on Tuesday announced new stringent measures to curb the growing number of substandard liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders sold to Kenyans...
Aisha Buhari

Nigerian first lady calls for greater efforts to curb drug abuse

Nigeria's first lady Aisha Buhari on Monday urged all parties to strengthen their efforts to crack down on drug abuse, which she claimed would...

South Africa party calls for efforts to curb farm murder cases

The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Monday called for an urgent meeting with National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole to curb rising farm murder cases...
Cardiovascular Disease

Kenya urges medics to improve health systems to curb infectious diseases

Kenya's military on Thursday called on medics to endeavor to develop modern health systems to curb infectious diseases. George Ng'ang'a, director of...

Zambian government issues mining license to youths to curb illegal mining

The Zambian government on Sunday issued a small-scale mining license to youths in Chingola town on the Copperbelt Province to curb rising illegal mining...
Open Defecation

Landlords urged to build household latrines to discourage open defecation

Mr John Asamani, the Techiman North Environmental Health Officer, has called on landlords in the district to provide house-hold latrines in their houses to...

Asutifi North Assembly Fights Open Defecation by Building Community Toilets

The Asutifi North District Assembly, Brong-Ahafo Region, is constructing aqua-privy toilets for residents of Kensere and Kwadwo Adaekrom, cocoa growing communities in the District,...

Kenya to seek collaboration to curb cross-border tax avoidance schemes

Kenya plans to seek international collaborations in order to curb cross-border tax avoidance schemes, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Henry Rotich, cabinet secretary...
WACCE Counter-Extremism

Ghana Government Charged to do more to curb violent extremism

Mr Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar, the Executive Director of the West Africa Centre for Counter-Extremism (WACCE), has urged government to do more in the prevention,...