Africa Covid-19 update: 16:30 WAT on Monday 6 July (17:30 CEST)
According to the latest figures published by John Hopkins University, 11,483,400 cases have been detected worldwide, with 535,027 deaths and 6,214,206 people recovered.
South Africa: 196,750 cases / 3,199 deaths
Nigeria: 28,711 cases / 645 deaths
Ghana: 20,085 / 122 deaths
African culture amid coronavirus pandemic explored
This article reflects on some of the realities and myths of African culture and their effect on combating Covid-19. It also examines the impact of the pandemic on Africans’ worldview, philosophy, and societal relationships.
South Africa’s 100-day lockdown
Kenya Airways feeling effects of Covid-19
After the earlier news of flights being resumed, it is far from good news for the company.
An online show from SA
Now, they hope their artistic message — which touches on local and global events — will resonate beyond the African continent. VOA’s Anita Powell reports from Johannesburg.