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Coronavirus supplies donated by Alibaba's Ma arrive in Africa

A first planeload of protective and medical equipment donated to Africa by Chinese billionaire and Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to help it fight the coronavirus arrived in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Sunday.

German cruise ship passengers stranded in Cape Town start returning home

福利网站Around 1,240 German passengers stranded in Cape Town after their cruise ship was quarantined for almost a week due to a coronavirus scare had either begun their journey home or would do so in the next day, the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) said on Sunday.

Angola, Eritrea, Uganda confirm first cases as coronavirus spreads in Africa

Angola, Eritrea and Uganda confirmed their first cases of coronavirus, while Mauritius recorded its first death as the virus spreads across Africa despite measures by governments to hold it back.

U.S. envoy to South Africa draws fire after possible virus exposure

U.S. State Department employees have complained about the U.S. ambassador to South Africa's failure to self-isolate immediately after returning from a U.S. visit when she attended a March 7 Mar-a-Lago event, some of whose attendees have tested positive for coronavirus, according to messages reviewed by Reuters.

Sudan confirms second coronavirus case, Khartoum bans mass gatherings

福利网站Sudan confirmed its second case of coronavirus on Friday in the capital Khartoum, as Khartoum state announced a range of measures to prevent the spread of the disease.

South Africa's health minister says coronavirus cases rise to 202

South Africa's Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Friday that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases had risen by 52 to 202, with the first cases recorded in the Free State province.

Africa coronavirus cases to rise as some undetected - Africa's CDC

福利网站Africa will likely see higher numbers of coronavirus cases in coming weeks because of the likelihood some are slipping through the net, the head of a regional disease control body said on Thursday.

Africa talks tough against coronavirus but many wonder why

Shoppers threaded their way between stalls hawking everything from watches to pigs' feet in Sierra Leone's capital on Wednesday, two days after the government banned large gatherings to combat the coronavirus but exempted markets such as this.

South Africa bans cruise ships with liner docked in port

福利网站South Africa banned all passenger vessels from its ports on Wednesday due to the coronavirus outbreak, leaving tourists on a cruise ship docked in Cape Town in limbo following tests for possible COVID-19 cases on board.

South Africa quarantines cruise liner over suspected coronavirus case

福利网站South Africa is holding the cruise liner MV AidAmira and a cargo vessel off Cape Town after a crew member on board one of the ships showed signs of the coronavirus, national ports operator Transnet said on Tuesday.

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