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Bollywood ‘Vanity Vans’ Aid Indian Policewomen On COVID-19 Duty

Bollywood ‘Vanity Vans’ Aid Indian Policewomen On COVID-19 Duty

Bollywood vanity vans – the luxury trailers where stars relax and prepare for movie shoots – are providing relief to female police officers on coronavirus lockdown duty in India’s financial hub Mumbai. With about 6,500 COVID-19 cases, Mumbai has one of the highest infection rates in the country and police now patrol the streets and […]

Most People Want Billionaires To Pitch In To Aid Poverty And Inequality

Most People Want Billionaires To Pitch In To Aid Poverty And Inequality

Eight out of 10 people think billionaires should help end poverty, inequality and a host of global ills, a poll showed on Wednesday, as funding shortages and the new coronavirus stymied hopes of meeting the United Nations’ development goals for 2030. The ambitious plans, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), were agreed unanimously by […]

Court Stops Lockdown In Malawi

Court Stops Lockdown In Malawi

High Court Judge Kenyatta Nyirenda who was recently accused by Malawi government of undermining coronavirus efforts has on Friday granted Human rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) an injunction against pending 21-day lockdown. HRDC Chairperson Gift Trapence has confirmed to Nyasa Times that the judge has also ordered an inter-party hearing within seven days for judicial review. […]

Rwanda Deploys Drones To Raise COVID-19 Awareness in Communities

Rwanda Deploys Drones To Raise COVID-19 Awareness in Communities

Rwanda National Police (RNP) on Sunday, April 12 announced the usage of drones to further raise awareness of the coronavirus pandemic in local communities. “We have added drones to our methods of raising awareness about COVID-19,” reads part of the announcement on Twitter. The development comes after the country records a total of 120 cases, […]

Chaos, Misery As Kenyans Hit Hard By Nairobi Order

Chaos, Misery As Kenyans Hit Hard By Nairobi Order

Chaos marked the first day of a containment order banning the movement of people in and out of the Nairobi Metropolitan as those unable to gain access to the city resorted to circumventing the roadblocks, putting a serious dent on the move’s objective. Tracking coronavirus With roadblocks placed at all the major entries into the […]

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