REGION 5 GAMES POSTPONED TO 2021

The African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 Youth Games scheduled for Maseru, Lesotho from 4 to 13 December 2020 have been postponed by a year. The Games will now be held in December 2021 with the 2022 Games scheduled for Malawi remaining unchanged. The decision was reached during the Troika of AUSC Region 5 Ministers of sport virtual meeting held on Friday 31 July 2020. The Troika is chaired by the Lesotho Minister of Gender, Youth, Sport and Recreation, Honourable Likeleli Tampane (MP) and includes Malawi Minister of Youth and Sport, Hon... Read More

AFRICAN AQUATICS NEWS

Check out African Aquatics Newsletter for July showcasing an encouraging message from the President of CANA Dr Sam Ramsamy. This installment takes us back in time to the African participation in the FINA World championships in Gwangju 2019, All Africa Games, Casablanca 2019 and a comparison of the number of entries by event from 1991-2019. Be sure to check out the African participation at the FINA World Junior championships in Budapest and the history of the participation of African swimmers from 2006-2019. Not forgetting CANA African Junior... Read More

COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE IN MOZAMBIQUE

Aquatic activities are not permitted at this time in Mozambique. "The Mozambican Government announced a continuation of the Level-3 State of Emergency until July 29 . Waiting for a green light. The Mozambican Swimming Federation has already sent a communication to the State Secretary with safety standards and measures to restart the activities twice, but we don't have any feedback so far." For this reason Mozambique is not able to resume training and competitions. Concerning travel, currently inter-provincial travel is permitted i... Read More

COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE IN ANGOLA

Aquatic activities are not allowed to resume in Angola. As numbers of COVID-19 infections keep growing, they aspect to see the height of the curve by september. It is predicted that aquatic activity will be able to resume some time after the month of September. Concerning travel, inter-provincial travel within Angolan is not permitted at this time. Residents of Angola are also not allowed to travel out of the country and no foreign visitors are allowed to enter into Angola at this time. Read More

COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE IN SENEGAL

Aquatic activities are currently not allowed to resume in Senegal.  " We are awaiting restart information from our supervisory authorities."  Senegal will resume Aquatic activities as soon as they recieve authorization from their supervisory authorities. Concerning travel, inter-provincial travel has opened up since June of 2020. As of June 2020 residents of Senegal are also allowed to travel outside of Senegal. Foreign visitors are also allowed to travel to Senegal, however,  there are restrictions as well as a securit... Read More