”We don’t need you here; remain in Ghana”- Guinea and Burkina Faso to citizens who tested positive for COVID-19 in Ghana

Ghana is facing a diplomatic hurdle as it attempts to repatriate Burkinabe and Guinean citizens who tested positive for coronavirus in Tamale, the Northern Region capital. Northern Region Minister, Salifu Saeed, has disclosed that authorities in Guinea are reluctant to receive eight of their citizens who tested positive for coronavirus in Ghana. The eight Guineans […]

Cameroon: Police arrest sex workers for offering services at coronavirus isolation centers

Police in Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde, have arrested about 50 sex workers who have been visiting coronavirus isolation centers in some hotels to offer their services. Jean Claude Tsila, the capital’s administrative officer, disclosed this on state broadcaster Cameroon Radio Television (CRTV) on Friday. “We were reliably informed that some persons confined to some hotels in […]

Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa drags driver to court for stealing his $100 Mobile phone

The driver of Zimbabwe’s president has been hauled before a Harare magistrate for stealing a cell phone belonging to his boss, New Zimbabwe reports. Chamunorwa Tapa, 45, appeared before the court Tuesday facing theft charges. He was arrested on March 23 whilst at State House. Emmerson Mnangagwa received the Itel A 56 cellphone as a gift after presiding over […]

COVID-19: 108 Companies fined for hiking food prices; consumers barred from panic buying and hoarding

COVID-19: 108 Companies fined for hiking food prices; consumers barred from panic buying and hoarding   Traders in Rwanda who are hiking food prices during the CoronaVirus pandemic will be delt with a wrath, government has said. The Minister of Trade and Industry, Soraya M. Hakuziyaremye, has warned that she will suspend trade licences and […]

COVID-19 : Workers take to their heels upon return of Chinese boss

WORKERS at Kwekwe-based cement manufacturing company Lifetouch Investments, reportedly scurried for cover and refused to enter the company premises after their Chinese bosses reportedly came back into the country from their native China. The workers at the Redcliff-based company reportedly downed tools as they pleaded with their bosses to be screened first to ensure they […]