Ivory Coast protesters raze down coronavirus testing center

Ivory Coast protesters raze down coronavirus testing center

Protesters in Ivory Coast have razed down a half-built coronavirus testing centre. Over 100 angry residents in Yopougon, a neighborhood of the commercial capital, Abidjan started pulling apart the uncompleted structure on Sunday. They expressed their disapproval to the hospital being built “right in the heart” of the Ivorian population. Images cited on social media show protesters ripping the […]

Sierra Leone: Salone Benefits IMF Debt Relief

Sierra Leone: Salone Benefits IMF Debt Relief

Concord Times (Freetown) Sierra Leone is among 25 countries including Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, D.R., The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, Togo, and Yemen that have benefitted from an IMF debt relief for poorest countries. […]

Kenyan governor slammed for adding bottles of Hennessy to coronavirus relief packages

Kenyan governor slammed for adding bottles of Hennessy to coronavirus relief packages

he governor of Nairobi County in Kenya, Mike Sonko, has raised eyebrows after announcing that the COVID-19 relief items he is donating to needy residents in the city include Hennessy cognac. Addressing the press on Tuesday, Sonko justified his inclusion of the alcoholic beverage by falsely claiming that the World Health Organization (WHO) agrees that alcohol has high […]

China evicts Africans-from-apartments over coronavirus

China evicts Africans-from-apartments over coronavirus

Chinese officials have started evicting hundreds of African residents and businessmen from hotels and apartments as they are being accused of having the novel coronavirus. The Africans say they are just being targeted under the guise of a testing campaign for the global pandemic also known as COVID-19. Some of them alleged that they have been placed […]