Guinea Coup Attempt: US, France, AU, UN Demand Release Of President Condé

The international community is calling for the release of Guinea President Alpha Condé who was Sunday detained by the special forces earlier on Sunday. Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who has reportedly been identified as the head of the action, announced the dissolution of the government, suspension of the constitution and the closure of the country’s borders. Amateur videos have been circulating on social media showing President Condé among soldiers, with the country’s capital Conakry filled with troops. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday condemned the coup attempt in Guinea and…

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Zimbabwe Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Update: 05 September 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 04 September 2021: New cases: 125 Local Cases: 125 Returnees: 0 Deaths: 16 Vaccinations: 14 916 (first dose); 16 437 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 2 713 548  (first dose); 1 717 430 (second dose) Tests: 2 704 (Positivity today was 3.5%) Recoveries: 450; National Recovery Rate: 91% Active Cases: 5 870 As of 4 September 2021, @1500hrs there were 196 hospitalised cases: New Admissions 11, Asymptomatic 3, mild to moderate 119, severe 55 and 19 in Intensive Care Units. Total Cumulative Cases: 125…

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