Liberian President George Weah hopes to appeal to music lovers across the West African nation of some 4.5 million people to ensure Covid-19 does not spread further.
The island nation has sent around 1,200 healthcare workers largely to vulnerable African and Caribbean nations but also to rich European countries such as Italy that have been particularly hard hit by the novel coronavirus.
As Turkey has deliberately slowed down its economy and asked people to stay at home, African communities try to make ends meet.
Ebola was on the brink of being declared over, but new cases have propped up alongside the emergence of the coronavirus.
The Security Council cannot do much about dealing with the coronavirus itself or addressing the economic consequences of the pandemic, said Richard Gowan, UN director for the International Crisis Group think-tank.
Training doctors and investing in health care was key to suppressing previous lethal outbreaks in the Kerala state of India, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.
The only way to counter the diminished writ of Somalia's central authority is to strengthen community action.
The World Health Organisation is the best positioned to initiate a joint effort, but it says member states are not forthcoming with data.
In the face of the pandemic, nations have closed borders, shuttered schools, cancelled religious festivals and sporting events to minimise the risk of transmission.
On Saturday, around 20 gunmen attacked a gendarmerie and a police station in Galim, in a predominantly French-speaking province, officials said.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo aims to promote US cooperation in Senegal, Angola and Ethiopia amid Chinese influence and a growing Russian presence in Africa.
Militants targeted the village of Auno on a key highway linking to regional capital Maiduguri, officials say, adding many women and children were abducted in the raid.
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