africa

WHO says very concerned at community spread of coronavirus in West Africa

On Tuesday, the government of Senegal said in its daily outbreak briefing that one case of community infection in the Casamance region of the country contaminated 25 other people.

By REUTERS
30/04/2020
Coronavirus crisis devastates north African economies

Oil revenue, tourism collapse

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
27/04/2020
High Court to state: Give migrants back their deposits

Under the law until now, part of migrants' salaries were held in deposit by the state and given back to them if and when they left the country.

New Israel Allies Caucus formed in Africa on pro-Judeo-Christian values

"Few in history have shown, in the face of oppression and existential peril, such resilience and fortitude as have the people of Africa and Israel."

By CELIA JEAN
23/04/2020
UN agency: 300,000 Africans expected to die in coronavirus outbreak

The agency modeled four scenarios based on the level of preventive measures introduced by African governments.

By REUTERS
17/04/2020
COVID-19: The situation in Africa is worse than it seems

Millions across Africa spend six hours each day collecting contaminated water. The lack of access to water and hygiene puts these communities at the greatest risk, if COVID-19 reaches their villages.

By SIVAN YA'ARI
11/04/2020
Rescue flight carrying 206 Israelis takes off from Nigeria

The flight was organized by the Israeli Embassy in Nigeria with the goal of removing hundreds of Israelis who were left stranded after the closure of airports in Nigeria and its neighboring countries

Scientists say gorillas could catch coronavirus; parks in Africa shut down

Human respiratory diseases like COVID-19 are one of the biggest threats facing mountain gorillas, with even the common cold being potentially fatal.

23/03/2020
A locust is held by Israeli researcher at the Department of Zoology at Tel Aviv University's Faculty
Swarms of locusts expected to plague Africa and Middle East, UN group says

The swarms represent “an unprecedented threat to food security,” according to the Locust Watch website.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
18/03/2020
A medical staff wears protective gear at a new section specialised in receiving any person who may h
Europe poses coronavirus risk to Africa as travelers import virus

International organizations, remittances and global investment may hurt Sub-Saharan Africa during the coronavirus outbreak in ways that are only beginning to unfold.

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