Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and philanthropist, has committed to help all African countries with mass-based testing kits for the coronavirus.
Bill Gates spoke with Cyril Ramaphosa, the President of South Africa, on Africa’s approach to the pandemic which has infected over one million people across the globe, with nearly 65 000 deaths.
Africa has recorded more than 8 000 COVID-19 cases and 339 deaths across 50 countries.
Almost all countries have implemented extreme lockdowns and closed borders as a way to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
In Africa, South Africa has recorded the highest number of cases which are currently at 1585.