Caring clergy should refuse to co-operate. Too many congregations will serve as virus multipliers, writes Peter Storey.
Showers early. Decreasing cloudiness. Mild.
Nairobi's refugees have few savings and depend on the day-to-day cash they generate from street vending.
Watching from afar as much of the world was brought to its knees by the coronavirus, African scientists, engineers and innovators have turned to homegrown solutions to prepare for the worst case scenario.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta announced Saturday that the country's coronavirus measures would be extended and its borders with Tanzania and Somalia closed.
For those looking from the global North, African literature is often marketed in a narrow way, comprising worthy stories.
The International Monetary Fund approved $739 million in emergency funding for Kenya and $491.5 million for Uganda.
Movement restrictions in and out of Dadaab and Kakuma camps are part of coronavirus containment measures.
In the wake of this fallout, African exporters are vulnerable as a result of their high reliance on oil, general fiscal constraints due to the Covid-19 novel coronavirus and a global oil trade market where they have relatively little bargaining power.
The Central Bank of Kenya has suspended Absa Kenya's foreign exchange dealer licence for seven days, over a failure to implement standard checks against money laundering.
There are growing calls for police in Kenya to be held accountable for excessive violence used to enforce Covid-19-related restrictions.
Police fire tear gas and beat commuters with batons as country imposes dusk-to-dawn measure amid coronavirus fight, according to Amnesty International.
This would be its biggest financing package yet for the East African economy.
Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis.
Mass testing for the novel coronavirus is under way in the worst affected areas of Kenya. But many are reluctant to be checked, for fear of being forced into quarantine.
Since Kenya confirmed its first coronavirus case on 13 March, authorities have adopted various measures to curb the spread of the virus while stopping short of imposing a full lockdown.
Human Rights Watch has accused Kenyan police of killing at least six people and beating and extorting others while enforcing a dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus.
When Africa's first case of coronavirus was detected in Egypt, the rest of the continent prepared for the brunt of a pandemic that has engulfed Europe and spread to the US.
Hundreds of people held under mandatory quarantine in Kenya after returning from abroad are up in arms after the government extended their confinement for another 14 days.
Kenyan police ordered a probe into the shooting of a 13-year-old boy on his balcony in Nairobi as officers allegedly opened fire to enforce a nighttime curfew.
African nations fighting the novel coronavirus face a foe as stealthy and dangerous as the microbe itself: misinformation and apathy, fuelled by deep distrust of government.
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