King Mswati III hospitalised with COVID-19: Reports

Reports coming out of the Kingdom of Eswatini suggest that King Mswati III is critically ill having been hospitalised with COVID-19. Eswatini’s monarch King Mswati III has reportedly been admitted…

AUSC Region 5 postpones RASA Awards

By Zbc Reporter The Regional Annual Sports awards which were set to be held in Swaziland next month have been postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The new RASA Awards…

WHO says Africa will not be testing ground for corona virus vaccine

THE head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has condemned as “racist” the comments by two French doctors who suggested a vaccine for the coronavirus could be tested in Africa.…

African Medallion Group (AMG) announces financial aid packge to fight COVID-19

By Zbc Reporter African Medallion Group (AMG) has announced a financial aid package to the Zimbabwean and South African governments to the tune of R10 million in SA and $5million…

Zim among AU member states to benefit from Jack Ma’s coronavirus equipment donation

Africa’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak has received a major boost as all the 54 African Union member states are set to receive a consignment of Covid-19 testing and personal…

CORONAVIRUS: Egypt reports four more deaths

EGYPT’S Health Ministry said this Sunday that four more people have died from the novel COVID-19, bringing the country’s death toll to 14. In a statement, the ministry announced 33…

SADC calls for unity in the wake of COVID-19

By ZBC Reporter SADC has urged member states to cooperate and move in unity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic which has affected over 271,000 people worldwide The virus…

Guineans heading to polls in historic constitution vote

VOTERS in the West African state Guinea were being called to the polls on Sunday for a bitterly-disputed referendum that critics say is a ploy by President Alpha Conde to…

WHO head tells Africa to ‘wake up’ to coronavirus threat

AFRICA must “wake up” to the coronavirus threat and prepare for the worst, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. The continent should learn from how the…

ZCC puts trips to Moria on hold

THE Zion Christian Church (ZCC), which is the largest African-initiated church operating across southern Africa, has called on congregants to put their plans to go to the House of Moria…