South Sudan Vice President, Riek Machar has confirmed that the country has recorded its first coronavirus case on Sunday. The country first case is a 29-year-old woman working for the United Nations who recently arrived in the country from the Netherlands.
Chad is planning to repay the debt it owes Angola with cattle, according to officials The unusual agreement is seen as creating a win-win situation for both nations - Chad is short of cash while Angola needs cattle. More than 1,000 cows arrived by ship in Angola's capital, Luanda, as the first payment, Jornal de Angola reported.
South African rand has weakened and the country has slipped into its second recession in two years and third since the end of the 1994 apartheid. South Africa statistics bureau disclosed on Tuesday that the GDP fell by 1.4 per cent in the quarter, after dropping by 0.8 per cent in the previous three months, while the rand was 0.55% weaker at 15.4700 per dollar, after hitting a session low of 15.6250.