As of 20 March, “only” a thousand cases of coronavirus had been confirmed in over 40 African countries. Obviously, this figure seems rather ... low. Still, regardless of whether there is simply a delay in the spread of the virus or shortcomings in how cases are reported, we cannot assume that Africa will long remain immune.
If the Saudis truly believed what they preach, when faced with the coronavirus they would be satisfied with calling on everyone to implore the ... Creator for mercy. But by closing the Great Mosque of Mecca, they’ve proven that they’re capable of exercising common sense just like any agnostic or deist ruler.
Officially, Paris recognizes the legitimacy of the Tripoli government and supports the political process. In practice, it is the controversial ... Khalifa Haftar who is in its favour. It is a relationship as privileged as it is risky.
Professor Moussa Seydi, who coordinates the medical care of patients in Senegal, called on African countries to take drastic measures against ... the spread of Covid-19. And to avoid at all costs the epidemic reaching the same levels as in Italy and France.
Providing global “public goods” in health, security and other areas has long been a responsibility taken on by the United States. Now, though, ... as the United States struggles to contain the COVID-19 outbreak at home and with its “America First” foreign policy doctrine, Washington is less inclined to providing global leadership, giving China a unique opportunity to fill the void.
Twenty-four hours after his arrest and the judicial hearing of the investigations into the use of funds earmarked for the 100-day presidential ... programme, Rawbank's managing director, Thierry Taeymans, was transferred to Makala Central Prison on Friday.