Public Policy

Covid-19 will definitely come to an end!

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Covid-19 which which  broke out in December 2019 in Wuhan City, China has finally spread to most countries and territories around the world.  Now it seems like an endless curse which is […]

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News

Somalia election body wants elections postponed

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Somalia’s election commission wants parliamentary and presidential elections postponed to August next year. Halima Ibrahim, the chairperson of the commission says that a number of issues have disrupted the commission’s work. Lack […]

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Sports

South Africa approves restart of football league

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South Africa’s sports ministry has approved the resumption of the football league in the country after it analysed the proposals submitted about the safety measures to be implemented. The Premier Soccer League […]

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Public Policy

South Africa approves the use of dexamethasone in treatment of Covid-19 patients on ventilators

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The South Africa Health Department as well as the Ministerial Advisory Committee are thinking of treating Covid-19 patients (critically-ill) using dexamethasone – a breakthrough drug. A number of studies have show that […]

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Sports

South Africa to allow restaurants and hairdressers to reopen

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South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa has announced further relaxing of Covid-19 restrictions. Restaurants will be allowed to reopen and serve a meals to a small number of people. Hair salons, cinemas and […]

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Sports

Fraser rejects Bournemouth extension

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Ryan Fraser has rejected a short-term contract extension to his contract at Bournemouth. The Scotland international is now expected to leave the club at the end of the month when his contract […]

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Sports

Bristol City confirms one Covid-19 case

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Bristol City have confirmed that one individual among their players and coaching staff tested positive for coronavirus. The club has not named the individual. The person is said to be asymptomatic and […]

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News

Magufuli orders all schools in Tanzania to reopen

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Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli has ordered schools at all levels to reopen on June 29. All learning institutions in Tanzania were closed in March over the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Magufuli made […]

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Sports

Manchester City to wear special shirts for the Arsenal game

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Manchester City will wear special shirts on Wednesday’s Premier League game against Arsenal in recognition of a Covid-19 relief fund campaign set up by the City Football Group (CFG). City will resume […]

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Sports

Coronavirus: Norwich City player among two more positive tests in the Premier League

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A Norwich City player is one of the two positive results in the latest round of coronavirus testing in the Premier League. The player is now required to self-isolate for the next […]

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Education

Mother and daughter doctors graduate together, placed in same hospital

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Two Ghanaian-Americans have made history by being the first mother-and-daughter duo to attend medical school at the same time, and then be posted in the same hospital. Cynthia Kudji, 49, who was […]

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Sports

Manchester United cancel Stoke City friendly over Covid-19

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Manchester United’s friendly against Stoke City was cancelled at the last minute after Stoke City’s manager Michael O’Neill tested positive for Covid-19. The Red Devils were to play Stoke at the club’s […]

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Sports

Kante returns to contact training with Chelsea

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Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante returned to contact training with his team-mates on Tuesday. Due to personal concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic, the French midfielder was given permission to train at home when […]

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News

Russian nurse punished for wearing bra & panties only under a transparent PPE gown

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A Russian nurse has been suspended from the hospital she was working after she entered a male covid-19 ward wearing only bra and panties under a see-through personal protective equipment (PPE). The […]

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Public Policy

Survey on socio-economic impact of Covid-19 on households

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Recently, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) conducted a survey with the objective of assessing the impact of Covid-19 on housing, health, transport and labour market. The survey was implemented using Computer […]

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Sports

Former England and Arsenal defender Kenny Sansom is hospitalised

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Former England and Gunners defender Kenny Sansom has been hospitalised after falling sick. The 61-year-old’s hospitalisation was confirmed on his Twitter account on Friday, with coronavirus ruled out as the cause. No […]

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Public Policy

Covid-19: Lessons on preparedness

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In Kenya coronavirus has taught us a number of lessons:  Our elected leaders should focus of developing the capacity of our healthcare system considering that during crisis such as pandemics they have […]

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Sports

Real Madrid return to training ahead of Laliga restart

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Real Madrid’s players returned to training on Monday ahead of the planned resumption of La liga in June. Madrid players were tested for Covid-19 last week and they arrived at Valdebebas to […]

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Health

Covid-19 can enter the body through the eyes

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Experts from John Hopkins University School of Medicine have produced a report indicating that Covid-19 can gain entry into the human body through the eyes. This is because the eyes contain a […]

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Books

Georges Simenon (1903-1989) profile

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Georges Simenon was a Belgian writer who published an estimated 500 novels during his career as a writer. Therefore, by all means he was a highly prolific writer from Belgium. Georges Simenon […]

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