China Hid Extent of Virus Outbreak: U.S. Intelligence

China has concealed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in its country, under-reporting both total cases and deaths it’s suffered from the disease, the U.S. intelligence community concluded in a classified report to the White House, according to three U.S. officials. The officials asked not to be identified because the...

President Kenyatta Apologises For Police Brutality

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has apologised for violence by the police following the enforcement of a nationwide curfew last week. The police have been accused of using heavy-handed tactics to enforce the dusk-to-dawn curfew since its introduction on Friday to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, with tear gas,...

Ugandan Doctors Warn Coronavirus Measures Could Cost Lives

Ugandan health workers have accused the government of endangering the lives of expectant mothers and those in medical emergencies by requiring that all seek permission to secure transportation to hospitals. President Yoweri Museveni imposed a virtual lockdown on Monday to try to stem the spread of the coronavirus, which has...

Wimbledon Cancelled For First Time Since WWII

Wimbledon organisers on Wednesday scrapped the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament for the first time since World War II as the coronavirus wreaks further havoc on the global sporting calendar. The cancellation of the only grasscourt major at London's All England Club leaves the season in disarray, with no tennis...

UEFA Postpones All June International Matches

Uefa has called off June’s round of international fixtures, including the Euro 2020 play-offs, and has postponed the current Champions League and Europa League campaigns until further notice amid the coronavirus crisis. It is understood that one option under consideration is that the two club competitions could now be completed...

EABL Ups Stake In Serengeti Breweries

Regional beer giant East African Breweries Ltd is expected to spend at least $18.7 million to increase its stake in Serengeti Breweries, signaling the company’s growing faith in future prospects of the Tanzanian market.  EABL has been seeking to plug revenue holes punched by tight regulations and increased taxes in...

Diamond Platnumz Producer Lizer Classic Has COVID-19

Diamond Platnumz official producer Lizer Classic has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The WCB CEO made the announcement in a video highlighting his stay in Quarantine alongside other WCB members who were in company of his Manager Sallam SK who tested positive for COVID-19 on March 19th, 2020. The Jeje hit-maker...

CAF To Postpone Events Instead Of Canceling

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) hopes to avoid cancelling any competitions, instead postponing major events in the fight against the spread of Covid-19. As it stands, the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) to be held in January and February will go ahead as planned despite the competition qualifiers...

Marathoner Tuliamuk Begs Runners To Run Alone

Kenyan-born American marathoner Aliphine Tuliamuk has issued a passionate plea to US runners to adhere to government guidelines in the fight against Covid-19. “Fellow runners, please let’s adhere to the rules of social distancing, run alone. I don’t want to lose the privileges of running outside. Let’s do our part...