Tests conducted: 12,331,837 Positive cases identified: 1,774,312 Total recoveries: 1,620,317 Total deaths: 58,223 New cases: 13,246 Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-south-africa-covid19-statistics-in-south-africa-16-june-2021?lang=en

As at 16 June 2021, Zimbabwe had 40 556 confirmed cases, including 37 075 recoveries and 1 640 deaths. To date, a total of 697 399 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-zimbabwe-covid19-daily-update-16-june-2021?lang=en

Point de la situation Covid-19 du 16 juin 2021.

– 24 nouveaux cas confirmés – 56 nouveaux guéris – 00 nouveau décès Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-cote-divoire–point-de-la-situation-covid19-du-16-juin-2021?lang=fr

Total daily tests: 714 New confirmed cases: 14 Cumulative confirmed cases: 18,768 Active cases: 122 Recoveries: 17,970 (11 new) Currently admitted: 19 New deaths: 0 Total deaths: 676 Total vaccinated to date: 35,227 Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-eswatini-covid19-daily-update-16-june-2021?lang=en

18 nouveaux cas et 8 nouveaux patients guéris sur les 862 personnes testées ce jour. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-togo–situation-au-togo-au-16-juin-2021?lang=fr

Bilan total : 29,175 (+263) Rétablis : 26,383 (+0) | 90.4% Cas actifs : 2,416 En état critique : 11 Testés : 1,522,174 (+5,676) Taux de positivité : 4.6% Vaccinés : 389,832 (+113) Décès : 376 (+4) | 1.3% Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-rwanda-covid19-update-16-june-2021?lang=fr

Total cases: 29,175 (+263) Recovered: 26,383 (+0) | 90.4% Active cases: 2,416 In critical condition: 11 Tests: 1,522,174 (+5,676) Test positivity rate: 4.6% Vaccinated: 389,832 (+113) Deaths: 376 (+4) | 1.3% Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-rwanda-covid19-update-16-june-2021?lang=en

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, can confirm that over 270 migrants and refugees were handed over to the Libyan Coast Guard by the ship “Vos Triton”, sailing under the flag of Gibraltar. “Vos Triton” had rescued the group in international waters during their attempt to reach Europe on 14 June. On 15 June, the Libyan Coast Guard returned them… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/iom-and-unhcr-condemn-the-return-of-migrants-and-refugees-to-libya?lang=en

As hundreds of thousands of people displaced by the sudden eruption of Nyiragongo volcano in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) start returning home, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a USD 150,000 contribution from the Government of the Republic of Korea to help provide them with emergency food assistance. Nyiragongo, the volcano that looms over Goma in eastern… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/new-funds-from-korea-help-provide-emergency-assistance-to-those-affected-by-erupting-congo-volcano?lang=en

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) have approved an €83 million loan to finance the second phase of Egypt’s Electricity and Green Growth Support Program. The funding is part of the Bank’s budget support to the Egyptian government to strengthen its electricity infrastructure, which is expected to bolster the private sector and accelerate recovery from the Covid-19… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/egypt-african-development-bank-approves-loan-of-euro83-million-for-egypts-electricity-sector-to-spur-economic-recovery-from-covid19?lang=en

Nigerians are encouraged to become voluntary non-remunerated blood donors, as data indicate that less than 5% of all blood donation in Nigeria come from voluntary unpaid donors. Speaking at a Press briefing to mark 2021 World Blood Donor Day in Abuja, with the theme, “Give blood and keep the world-beating”, Nigeria’s Minister of Health highlighted the essential contribution that voluntary unpaid… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/nigeria-commemorates-2021-world-blood-donor-day-targets-voluntary-donations?lang=en

Total Vaccinations – 1,138,748

Total First Doses – 989,422

Total Second Doses – 149,326

2nd Dose Uptake – 15.0%

Proportion of Adults Fully Vaccinated – Less than 1% Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-kenya-covid19-vaccination-15-june-2021?lang=en

New Cases: 24 Cumulative Confirmed Cases: 34,588 Active Cases: 421 Total Recovered: 32,773 (20 New) Currently Admitted in Treatment Units: 13 (1 New) New Discharges from Treatment Units: 1 Total Tests Conducted: 253,926 (496 New) Total Deaths: 1,162 (3 New) Total Vaccinated to Date: First Dose – 373,577 (1,785 New). Second Dose 13,786 (4,320 New) Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-malawi-covid19-daily-info-update-15-june-2021?lang=en

A total of 47,394 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 8,436 new cases, which represents a 17.8% positivity rate. A further 208 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 58,087. Read more: http://ow.ly/vVvg50FaWyv. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-south-africa-covid19-statistics-for-rsa-15-june-2021?lang=en

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has congratulated Leone Stars on their 1-0 victory over Benin in the crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Conakry, Guinea, urging the nation, from his balcony at State House, to draw inspiration from the win to think big. Striker Kei Kamara, who had always wished for this feat before his retirement, scored the first-half penalty in the nineteenth… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/sierra-leones-president-julius-maada-bio-congratulates-leone-stars-urges-sierra-leoneans-to-dream-big?lang=en

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved a $1.4 million grant from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program to reduce malnutrition among the Southern African nation’s most vulnerable households. The Mitigating Impacts of Covid-19 on Household Food Security Project will create about 150 permanent skilled or semi-skilled positions and 40 part-time… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/zambia-african-development-bank-approves-14-million-grant-to-improve-household-food-security-in-the-wake-of-covid19?lang=en

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) (www.Canon-CNA.com) is inviting film and photography communities across Africa to connect and collaborate. They are excited to announce the first three: SYNC School in Cairo, Egypt; Peexoo, a Nigerian photography hub, and the Photographers’ Association of Kenya (PAK). More are welcome as the global imaging leaders would like to develop creative collaborations… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/canon-gets-closer-to-inspire-creative-communities-across-africa?lang=en

Chiffres clés en RDC, avec les données rapportées jusqu’au mardi 15 juin 2021. La République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) enregistre 304 nouveaux cas de contamination par le coronavirus, COVID-19 dont 241 à Kinshasa, 35 au Kongo Central, 11 dans le Haut-Katanga, 9 au Nord-Kivu,5 au Lualaba et 3 dans la Tshopo (source : données issues des laboratoires de l’INRB et validées par le Comité… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-republique-democratique-du-congo–covid19-rdc-15-juin-2021?lang=fr

Agência das Nações Unidas para Refugiados, Acnur, precisa de cerca de US$ 13 milhões para ajudar deslocados internos na província do norte de Moçambique; Unicef requer US$ 90 milhões. O conflito na província de Cabo Delgado, em Moçambique, continua a fazer centenas milhares de vítimas. Desde 2017, os combates entre forças do governo e grupos extremistas islâmicos já forçaram mais de… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/onu-reforca-apelo-para-socorrer-vitimas-em-cabo-delgado?lang=pt

Le bureau régional de la MINUSMA à Kidal, a célébré la Journée mondiale de l’environnement sous le thème de la décennie 2021-2030, « Restauration des écosystèmes ». C’était le 11 juin dernier. A cette occasion, civils, policiers et militaires ont planté des arbres au niveau du super camp de Kidal. C’est la cheffe de bureau par intérim, Bridgette Che Fomunyam, qui a ouvert le bal… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/la-minusma-celebre-la-journee-de-lenvironnement-a-kidal?lang=fr

While the continent is celebrating Day of the African Child and the 30th anniversary of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACRWC), African children are sending a clear and urgent message to governments and donors: Save our Education and make schools safe. Even before COVID-19 school closures hit, millions of children across Africa’s crisis and conflict-affected countries… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/schools-must-be-open-accessible-and-safe-from-attacks-say-african-children?lang=en

Plus de huit millions d’habitants du Liptako-Gourma, zone frontalière du Sahel partagée par le Burkina Faso, le Mali et le Niger, bénéficieront d’un nouveau projet de 352,5 millions de dollars conçu dans un cadre régional pour lutter contre le cercle vicieux de la fragilité qui sévit de longue date dans cette région — la zone « des trois frontières » considérée comme l’une des… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/think-regionally-act-locally-a-new-350-million-project-supports-communitybased-recovery-and-stability-in-the-sahel?lang=fr

Over 8 million people in the Liptako-Gourma region, a tri-border area in the Sahel spanning Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, will benefit from a new $352.5 million project that brings new regional focus to combatting the vicious cycle of fragility that has long plagued this location — considered one of the poorest, most climate-vulnerable and marginalized places in the world. The Community-Based Recovery… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/think-regionally-act-locally-a-new-350-million-project-supports-communitybased-recovery-and-stability-in-the-sahel?lang=en

COVID-19 update: As at 15 June 2021, Zimbabwe had 40 318 confirmed cases, including 37 056 recoveries and 1 637 deaths. To date, a total of 694 730 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-zimbabwe-covid19-daily-update-15-june-2021?lang=en

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