Coronavirus In Africa Updates

Coronavirus In Africa Updates

We are sharing with you facts, reports, and personal stories concerning COVID-19 in Africa and how the continent is tackling this global threat. Hosted by Osagie Alonge & Jibola Lawal.

Recent Episodes

COVID-19: Are we taking COVID-19 seriously?

July 29, 2020

And they are back! After 2months on a hiatus, Osagie Alonge and Ajibola Lawal return (and meet in person for the first time since the podcast launched) to discuss the reason for the break, the new travelling experience in Ni…

COVID-19: Easing Lockdowns in Africa

May 5, 2020

What happens when lockdown in certain cities in Africa are eased? Will there be an increase in cases? Will people adhere to using face masks? Jibola and Osagie discuss in episode 5. They are also joined by Chris Newsom who w…

COVID-19: Discussing Conspiracy Theories

April 28, 2020

Osagie and Jibola jump into the most popular conspiracy theories associated with Coronavirus. Stay safe guys! Sign up to our Newsletter: E-mail us your COVID-19 Story:

COVID-19: Civil Unrest During Lockdown

April 18, 2020

On this episode, Osagie and Jibola along with guest David Hundeyin discuss in context the severity of 24-hour lockdown in certain regions in Africa, the decisions behind the Government's approach and any other options of fla…

COVID-19: The Rate of Spread

April 14, 2020

On this episode, we dive into the rate of spread of COVID-19 in Africa compared to Western countries and what the impact is if more people are not tested quickly. We also look back at what some African countries should have …

COVID-19: An Introduction

April 7, 2020

On the first episode of the podcast, host Osagie Alonge and guest Jibola Lawal - both based in Lagos, Nigeria discuss what Coronavirus is, the spread of the disease and symptoms. They also discuss Nigeria's approach to stopp…

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