Coronavirus

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus set to stay on as WHO chief

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, one of the most prominent figures during the Covid-19 pandemic, is the sole candidate to lead the World Health Organization once his current term expires, the WHO announced Friday. In his application letter, the Ethiopian former health and foreign minister said Covid-19 had “ravaged the world” and in a …

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Guinea: military junta lifts nationwide curfew

Guinea: military junta lifts nationwide curfew

Military leaders in Guinea have eased Covid-19 restrictions, including ending a night curfew and suspending a requirement for prior authorisation to transport bodies outside the capital, Conakry. The military junta, the National Rally and Development Committee (CNRD), on Twitter posted : “The curfew is lifted; advance requests for authorisation to …

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