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Nearly 200 migrant workers killed on India’s roads during Coronavirus Lockdown

Nearly 200 migrant workers killed on India’s roads during Coronavirus Lockdown

Nearly 200 migrant workers died in road accidents in India while returning to their village homes during the world’s longest coronavirus lockdown, a charity said on Tuesday. Tens of thousands of people walked home from India’s big cities after losing their jobs when one of the world’s strictest lockdowns was introduced and all public transport […]

Rwandan Govt Extends Lockdown Until April 30

Rwandan Govt Extends Lockdown Until April 30

A cabinet meeting has resolved that the ongoing lockdown to contain COVID-19 in the country be extended for another 11 days, meaning it will now end on April 30. As part of the measures to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country has been on lockdown since March 21. This is the second […]

In Uganda, Mothers In Labour Die Amidst Coronavirus Lockdown

In Uganda, Mothers In Labour Die Amidst Coronavirus Lockdown

Scovia Nakawooya’s unborn child died inside her as she struggled to reach a hospital on foot. She died hours later – one of at least seven women in labour to become casualties of Uganda’s coronavirus lockdown, a rights group said.   Fearful that the viral pandemic could overwhelm already overburdened hospitals, authorities have banned private […]