Above is Gonzaga Yiga, a 49-year-old in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, who goes up to tallest building in his area every morning and evening to warn people about the spread of coronavirus.
Kenya’s executive arm of government has agreed to pay cuts as fears of the Coronavirus continue to rise. President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy will take an 80% pay cut, while their ministers and their assistants will take pay cuts ranging from 20% to 30%.
Despite everything going on, Mali has decided to go ahead with its parliamentary elections today (Sunday 29 March). The parliamentary election has been delayed several times since 2018, mostly over security concerns.
Candidates were able to campaign until Friday, however their efforts were restricted by the policies put in place to limit the spread of the Coronavirus such as a ban on gatherings of more than 50 people.
Unidentified gunmen also kidnapped
leading opposition figure Soumaila Cisse on Wednesday in the volatile centre of the country, killing his bodyguard in the process.
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The aim of the balloon-powered internet project is to bring high-speed internet connectivity to underserved and unconnected locations globally.
Google partnered with Telkom Kenya, the telecom company, to develop the technology. According to the government, the approval process was accelerated because of the current pandemic, as more people are forced to work from home.