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“Chinese racism” row reignites

“Chinese racism” row reignites

Africans are not convinced that China is doing enough to curb alleged racism related to the coronavirus. Two video clips of Africans apparently being denied entry into Chinese shopping areas went viral over the weekend, reigniting the row over accusations of racism in...

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Watch Out For China Buying Spree, NATO Warns

Watch Out For China Buying Spree, NATO Warns

A container ship in the German city of Hamburg on March 26, 2020. China has major stakes in at least ... [+] Watch out for Chinese companies swooping in with buckets of cash to buy strategic stakes, or majority control in U.S. and European companies as asset prices...

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Others will revise Coronavirus death tolls like China: WHO

Others will revise Coronavirus death tolls like China: WHO

Michael Ryan, the WHO’s emergencies director, added: “All countries will face this”. The World Health Organization has said that many countries would likely follow China in revising up their death tolls once they start getting the coronavirus crisis under control....

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Virus puts 150m Africa jobs at risk, McKinsey says

Virus puts 150m Africa jobs at risk, McKinsey says

Africa Shutdowns are weighing heavily on the economies of the continent. Commuters wear protective face masks as they wait at a taxi rank in Rustenburg. Image: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg The coronavirus outbreak could affect a third of the 440 million formal and...

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Foreign affairs Minister Kuteesa meets Chinese envoy

Foreign affairs Minister Kuteesa meets Chinese envoy

Following numerous reports of Africans, including Ugandans, being mistreated in China, Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa has met the Chinese Ambassador to Uganda to raise governments concerns over the reports. Click here to view original web page at...

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On the brink | Zimbabwe’s battle to cope with Covid-19

On the brink | Zimbabwe’s battle to cope with Covid-19

To some, photos of President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputies receiving donations in person is confirmation of how bad things are. Source: On the brink | Zimbabwe’s battle to cope with Covid-19 | Fin24 Police patrol the streets of Zimbabwean capital Harare as the...

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The 15 coronavirus spared countries , 2 are in Africa

The 15 coronavirus spared countries , 2 are in Africa

There are 15 coronavirus spared countries in the world The coronavirus has affected 210 countries, territories around the world and several cruise ships. But 15 countries, including two in Africa have been spared, as at 12 April. The countries are: Comoros and Lesotho...

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