Many people headed north to the Tanzanian border, but were rejected, or were admitted then returned via a different border post hours inland.
The World Bank said the concessional loan will have a 3.1% annual interest rate.
Reporting numbers on coronavirus infections and deaths would be an about turn for the government that hasn’t done so since May last year when then-President John Magufuli’s administration…
Ethiopia is opening up its telecoms sector, hitherto a monopoly of the state-owned Ethio Telecom, and last month authorities awarded the first private operator licence.
The Somali government on Friday condemned what it called "indiscriminate air strikes" in El Ade and Hisa-u-Gur towns carried out by Kenyan forces.
The statement from Somalia's Foreign Office signals the latest escalation in simmering tensions between the two neighboring nations.
The President has also allowed foreign embassies and international organizations to import vaccines to inoculate their employees, according to a statement from the presidency.
Tony Glencross, and Tabu Butagira, the managing director and editorial chief of Daily Monitor newspaper have been called to record statements, the Kampala-based paper said on its wire.
His predecessor, the late Pierre Nkurunziza, only left Burundi once during his last term in office when he went by road to neighbouring Tanzania.
Mulago National Referral Hospital and other facilities across the country are currently packed, and positivity rate has jumped from 1.5 per cent in April to 7.8 per cent as of yesterday.