The UN Security Council on Friday approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and sanctions against South Sudan for one year.
Confirmed deaths due to #COVID19 across Africa. The six countries with most deaths are Egypt, Algeria, South Africa, Nigeria, Sudan and Morocco. [interactive in our Data Explorer where you can compare with all countries in the world & view it per capita ]
Of South Sudan's five vice presidents, three have now tested positive for Covid-19.
In the DRC , we've provided #COVID19 training for 47 healthcare workers and 16 Ministry of Health staff. We also continue to explore how the screening and referral units set up to fight the Ebola epidemic can be adapted for COVID-19 screenings, as they have been in South Sudan.
"I really felt the heart of looking after patients.” Watch Grace talk to #SiennaMiller about why she became a nurse—and then watch the @WHO award-winning War & Grace that chronicles the challenges facing midwives in South Sudan here:
Major Suman Gawani, an Indian Army officer who served as a women peacekeeper with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in 2019 is being awarded the “United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award.”
Earlier today, President Kagame chaired a virtual EAC Consultative Meeting with Heads of State of Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan on the regional response to COVID-19