Africa

World Bank lends Rwanda $14 million to fight COVID-19

World Bank lends Rwanda $14 million to fight COVID-19

Funding to boost national efforts to combat spread of coronavirus, says official

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COVID-19 spreading rapidly in Africa: WHO
09.04.2020

COVID-19 spreading rapidly in Africa: WHO

Africa faces massive challenges in terms of procurement of supplies, equipment, says regional director

Red Cross urges S. Sudan to step up COVID-19 response
09.04.2020

Red Cross urges S. Sudan to step up COVID-19 response

If virus takes hold it could be particularly devastating to communities already suffering from years of violence, says ICRC

DRCongo: Virus cases above 200, deaths at 20
09.04.2020

DRCongo: Virus cases above 200, deaths at 20

Country's death toll is highest in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa set for recession: World Bank
09.04.2020

Sub-Saharan Africa set for recession: World Bank

Coronavirus pandemic set off 1st recession in Sub-Saharan Africa in 25 years, says World Bank

$10B virus response plan from African Development Bank
09.04.2020

$10B virus response plan from African Development Bank

Facility will help African countries fast-track their efforts to contain rapid spread of COVID-19, says bank's president