- South Africa has been omitted as Morocco starts distribution of free medical supplies to 15 African countries
- Burkina Faso and Cameroon are included in the list of countries benefiting from the free medical supplies
- The Congo, Guinea, Senegal and Tanzania are also on the list
PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!
Morocco has started the distribution of free medical supplies to 15 African countries to combat Covid-19, omitting South Africa from the list of beneficiaries.
The African countries benefiting from the medical supplies include Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, Eswatini and Guinea, African Facts Zone reports.
Briefly.co.za notes that other beneficiaries include Guinea-Bissau, Malawi, Mauritania, Niger, DR Congo, Senegal, Tanzania, Chad and Zambia.
It was previously reported that Chinese billionaire Jack Ma fulfilled his promise to donate medical equipment to tackle coronavirus in Africa.
African countries have been receiving the donations since Sunday, March 22, when the first batch of equipment arrived Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia.
The flight carried 5.4 million face masks, kits for 1.08 million detection tests, 40,000 sets of protective clothing and 60,000 sets of protective face shields.
In other news, There are geniuses around the world who do awe-inspiring things that leave people wondering the planet they must have come from.
This is the story of a nine-year-old primary five pupil of Carol School in Lagos, Siju Olawepo, who is able to tell the day of the week of any year without checking the calendar.
It will not be out of place to say Siju is a genius and a boy who definitely will do great things. The boy was discovered by an ICT teacher in the school, and he is on his way to becoming a star.
His parents did not know he had this rare talent until the ICT teacher noticed it in him. Since Siju's discovery, his school has set up a special curriculum for him, allowing him to work at his own pace.
Speaking of Siju's talent, the school proprietress, Carol Akintunji, said: "The rate of reasoning, you cannot fathom it. All the dates are listed for him, he didn't miss out any."
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!