Botswana’s Capital Back in Lockdown After COVID-19 Cases Double

Botswana has put its capital, Gaborone, back into a two-week lockdown starting Friday, closing schools and restricting movements, after confirmed local COVID-19 transmissions doubled this week. Botswana’s health minister, Dr. Lemogang Kwape, said a return to lockdown was needed after the capital saw what he called a “worrying rise” in local cases of COVID-19. “I […]

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Zimbabwe Protests Stopped by Government Soldiers

A heavy security presence in Zimbabwe’s capital Friday shut down planned opposition protests against the government’s handling of corruption and the economy. On social media Friday, Zimbabwean police said the country was “calm and peaceful” and urged the public to continue with their normal day-to-day activities “with the full knowledge that their safety and security […]

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Un dispositif médical qui sauve la vie en cas d’hémorragie du post-partum reçoit l’approbation réglementaire au Ghana et au Kenya

Fabriqué en Afrique : Le premier dispositif de tamponnement intra-utérin par ballonnet à faible coût et préassemblé qui protège les femmes contre la cause principale de mortalité maternelle SEATTLE, 31 juillet 2020 /PRNewswire/ — L’organisation de santé mondiale à but non lucratif PATH et la société Sinapi Biomedical d’Afrique du Sud, ont annoncé aujourd’hui que le ballonnet utérin Sinapi Ellavi […]

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