Global Statistics

All countries
42,490,278
Confirmed
Updated on October 24, 2020 8:07 am
All countries
30,941,318
Recovered
Updated on October 24, 2020 8:07 am
All countries
1,149,237
Deaths
Updated on October 24, 2020 8:07 am
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Johnny Mapesa

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Johnny Mapesa is an award-winning Kenyan journalist who is driven with passion and has worked for several media brands both locally and internationally and currently working with African Stand.

Tanzania’s main opposition party warns of election fraud

Tanzanians will elect a president, deputies, and local councillors after five years of John Magufuli's regime, marked by a crackdown on political opponents in...

UK begins probe into assault of Kenyan with mental illness

The victim's mother said the UK’s Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has assigned an official to investigate the circumstances under which her son...

Kenya opposition condemns killing #ENDSARS protesters in Nigeria

Raila Odinga said the police brutality and abuses that have gone on in Nigeria for the last couple of days, leading to multiple deaths...

Ex-Burundi leader gets life sentence for killing another former president

Buyoya was accused of the murder of Melchior Ndadaye, who had defeated him to become Burundi's first freely elected president. Nineteen others were also sentenced,...

Rwanda and Burundi delegations hold bilateral talks

The meeting follows another meeting between the two country’s military intelligence chiefs, which took place in August in the Eastern Province. (The African Stand) —...

Tanzania says Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro fire contained

"Basically the fire is contained and tourism activities are going on, considering that they were not affected by the inferno" An inferno on the slopes...

Uganda Airlines’ Airbus gets national colours

Uganda Airlines’ Airbus gets National colours as Uganda Airlines plans to use the A330-800s to build its medium and long-haul network with the aircraft...

Uganda reopens schools after seven-month break

Schools were ordered to ensure COVID-19 safety measures before reopening, including handwashing facilities, temperature guns, and availability of face masks. (African Stand) — Despite rising...

Uganda: Bobi Wine arrested during office raid

Bobi Wine’s lawyer Anthony Wameli said his client was seized on Wednesday at the Kampala offices of his opposition party, the National Unity Platform...

Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro still on fire days later

The fire has since destroyed several acres of moorlands and as of Monday evening, there were 400 firefighters, a number that later increased to...

Johnny Mapesa

151 POSTS
Johnny Mapesa is an award-winning Kenyan journalist who is driven with passion and has worked for several media brands both locally and internationally and currently working with African Stand.