Johnson and Johnson has announced that is has selected its lead candidate for a Covid-19 vaccine, after pre-clinical research. Johnson and Johnson and the US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority have committed more than one billion US dollars towards the research and development of the coronavirus vaccine. Johnson and […]
An exclusive interview with #Zimbabwe‘s third #coronavirus patient, Mr. Saul Sakudya.
With the Covid-19 epidemic putting all sporting activity across the world on pause Zimbabwe international goalkeeper George Chigova reckons there are times when the famous statement that football is bigger than both life and death does not hold true. Legendary former Liverpool coach Bill Shankly once famously quipped: “Some people […]
Kenya, like many African countries is not leaving anything to chance. President Uhuru Kenyatta says his government will introduce punitive measures against people who do not want to be tested.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has launched a 2-billion-dollar global humanitarian response plan to fight COVID-19 in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries. UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and UN Children’s Fund Executive Director Henrietta Fore joined the launch on […]
Mirirai Nsingo ZIMBABWE has been called upon to minimise social gatherings in the face of the Coronavirus (Covid- 19) pandemic that is fast spreading across the globe. The Southern African country has not yet recorded cases of the virus at a time its neighbour South Africa has recorded 16 cases. […]
The African Union (AU) is building its capacities to respond to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with a training workshop recently held in Abuja, Nigeria for point of entry officials and health workers in its member states. In preparation against the possible outbreak of the epidemic, 35 member states from […]
A Zimbabwean student studying in China, Nirmala Mwembe, speaks about her experience on the ground and how the outbreak has affected students.
The World Health Organisation will not raise the global risk level of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) based on the large number of cases published by China. Who Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a media conference in Geneva on Monday that the number of new cases is declining. “Today China has published […]