Category Global Society

Is Covid sparing Africa?

Corona in Africa
Bill Gates and others warned of 10 million Covid deaths, ailing health systems, mass death. Such images of Covid-19 in Africa were all over our media in January and February. Now in December, in the same media, we wonder why this catastrophe failed to materialise.

Preparing in Kigali

Rwanda is different. Driving from the airport to the center of the capital Kigali, you feel a bit like in the Tuscany in Italy. Green alleys and red-roofed houses in „the land of a thousand hills“. As an European you might forget that you are only some 200 km away from the equator, in the middle of the African continent.