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Fears grow of reduced food supply in Kigali amid coronavirus lockdown

Fears grow of reduced food supply in Kigali amid coronavirus lockdown

EYEAFRICA TV: Kigali, Rwanda: Following measures implemented by the Ministry of Trade and Industry to ensure that Traders spoke hiking up Prices, it has been noted that prices have now stabilized, but there now fears that food supplies from the Provinces are now reducing. Food traders in Kigali have remained busy despite the countywide lockdown, […]

1 killed, 127 hurt in train derail in Hunan, track repair work underway

1 killed, 127 hurt in train derail in Hunan, track repair work underway

EYEAFRICA TV: Yongxing County, Chenzhou City, Hunan Province, Central China: One person died and 127 were injured after a passenger train derailed in Chenzhou, Hunan province, at around 11:40 am on Monday, the Chenzhou government said. Authorities are looking into the cause of the accident, it said. An initial investigation showed that the train derailed […]

First cured patient discharged from Beijing hospital for imported COVID-19 cases

First cured patient discharged from Beijing hospital for imported COVID-19 cases

EYEAFRICA TV: Beijing, China: Xiaotangshan Hospital, which mainly admits imported cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing, saw its first patient discharged after recovery on Monday. The hospital, located in the city’s northern suburb, was renovated and put into operation on March 16 for the screening and treatment of imported mild and common […]

Don’t let COVID-19 become a hunger game

Don’t let COVID-19 become a hunger game

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, The Gambia: The COVID-19 pandemic is putting enormous strains on the public health systems around the world, and millions of people in the world’s most advanced economies are in some form of quarantine. We know the human toll will be high, and that massive efforts to turn the tide carry a heavy […]

WHO officials recommend masks only be worn by sick or carers

WHO officials recommend masks only be worn by sick or carers

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, The Gambia: World Health Organization (WHO) officials repeated recommendations that face masks only be worn by those with the coronavirus, or those caring for them, during a press conference in Geneva on Monday.  “We don’t generally recommend the wearing of masks in public by otherwise well individuals,” said World Health Organisation (WHO) […]

Two Senegalese fishermen running from COVID-19 outbreak apprehended in Gambia

Two Senegalese fishermen running from COVID-19 outbreak apprehended in Gambia

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, The Gambia: Acting director of Gambia’s health services has told journalists on Monday that two Senegalese fishermen who are cl aimed to have been running from the COVID-19 case in their country have been apprehended in The Gambia and now put on quarantine. Briefing the media on the health ministry’s daily briefing […]

Gambia’s confirmed COVID-19 pandemic case-patients remain at four

Gambia’s confirmed COVID-19 pandemic case-patients remain at four

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, The Gambia: There has not been any new registered case-patient of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Gambia after the confirmation of the previous four and one probable case. Acting director of health services, Dr Mustapha Bittaye told journalist at the health ministry’s daily briefing on Monday that since the last update on […]

Drivers grumble of low income as state of public emergency order for carrying passengers at half

Drivers grumble of low income as state of public emergency order for carrying passengers at half

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, The Gambia: Following the invocation of powers vested on the president by the 1997 constitution to declare a state of public emergency, the traffic has been manifesting some unusual characteristics especially during the wee hours. In his second address to the nation, Adama Barrow ordered drivers to cut down the number of […]

Lockdown policy triggers homebound wave of migrant workers in India

Lockdown policy triggers homebound wave of migrant workers in India

EYEAFRICA TV: New Delhi, India: The countrywide lockdown policy taken by India since February 24 has spurred a wave of migrant workers heading back to their hometown. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the entire country was going into a 21-day lockdown on Feb. 24 to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). There […]

COVID-19 pandemic will not change upward trend of Chinese economy: official

COVID-19 pandemic will not change upward trend of Chinese economy: official

EYEAFRICA TV: Beijing, China: The impact of COVID-19 pandemic will not change the upward trend of China’s economy, a senior official said Monday. At a press conference in Beijing, Xin Guobin, Vice Minister of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said that the impact of the pandemic on China’s industrial economy is temporary and […]

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