Signs of mounting hunger are already being felt around the region, where desperate citizens are violating quarantines to go out in search of money and food and hanging red and white flags from their homes in a cry for aid.
The $6.7 billion will fund the UN’s humanitarian response plan to help the world’s most vulnerable people deal with the pandemic now and in the coming months as food supplies falling and prices soaring, and children missing vaccinations and meals.
The lives versus livelihoods dilemma is stark on the African continent and requires a localised approach.
The World Health Organization warned that Africa could see as many as 10 million coronavirus cases in three to six months.
The entire continent's promising outlook for 2020 will have to be revised.
Wealthy nations will have less food security as developing nations cut back on food exports.
A stark racial disparity is emerging in the US, with more and more black people falling victim to coronavirus.
Sport can play a large role in the recovery after the coronavirus pandemic, and has proven its worth in the past.
The country's homeless are dealing with food scarcity, not to mention the absence of medical care and lack of safe places to sleep, while 40,000 of them are without a roof over their heads.
As Argentina’s economy spirals, locals are turning to acts of solidarity to help those worse off in Buenos Aires.
The new rule that could deny visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people who fail to meet income standards or for receiving public assistance takes effect in mid-October.
The Saudi-led coalition says it attacked an area in Aden that allegedly poses a "direct threat" to the Saudi-backed government of Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi. The separatists began withdrawing shortly after.
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