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182nd Day Of Lockdown

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South Africa reports another record daily of confirmed virus cases

The African continent overall has more than 433,000 confirmed virus cases, while South Africa alone has 2,900 casualties due to virus

04 Jul 2020 1:23 PM

Once taken away from their African mothers, these women now demand justice

Thousands of biracial children were taken away and raised in state institutions to ensure separation between races during colonial times

01 Jul 2020 4:16 PM

50 dead in Ethiopia protests over death of popular singer

The dead included protesters and members of the security forces, and some businesses had also been set on fire

01 Jul 2020 3:30 PM

Poor, war-torn countries are the worst affected in this pandemic

While COVID-19 overwhelms the wealthiest nations, one could imagine its effects on countries that were struggling even without a pandemic

29 Jun 2020 4:01 PM

Morocco rejects Amnesty’s allegations on spying on journalist

A report by Amnesty alleges that authorities had snooped on journalist Omar Radi using Israeli-made technology

27 Jun 2020 4:00 PM

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Who hasn't heard of COVID-19 by now? More than you think

UN says scores of migrants arriving in Somalia every day are unaware of the pandemic that's wreaking havoc all over the world

25 Jun 2020 2:54 PM

Worst of COVID-19 is yet to come in South Africa: Top scientist

The infections and deaths in the country have doubled in the past fortnight after lockdown introduced three months ago were further eased

24 Jun 2020 9:46 AM

Morocco reports highest number of daily coronavirus cases

Local media reported the source of the outbreak was a strawberry packing plant in the town of Kenitra

20 Jun 2020 12:45 PM

Honduran president infected with coronavirus

His wife, the first lady, and two aides are all being treated after testing positive for the virus

17 Jun 2020 12:04 PM

Venezuela court orders takeover of 2 major opposition parties

Venezuela’s Supreme Court is known to be loyal to current president Nicolás Maduro

17 Jun 2020 11:19 AM

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Mass graves unearthed in Libyan territory recaptured from Khalifa Hafter

Preliminary reports indicate dozens of victims, probably all civilians, found in the city’s mass graves had been buried alive

13 Jun 2020 4:19 PM

Pulling down statues of racists? Africa’s done it for years

To be fair, new campaigns in the USA and Europe are now following Africa’s lead

12 Jun 2020 2:10 PM

Zimbabwe dismisses rumours of coup, says country stable

National Security Council accuse allies of the late leader Mugabe and opposition officials of peddling rumours of an impending military coup

11 Jun 2020 12:42 PM

Poverty may hit another 49 million, says UN chief

Every percentage point drop in global gross domestic product (GDP) means an additional 0.7 million stunted children, Guterres said

11 Jun 2020 11:42 AM

Burundi: Officials say president died of heart attack, many suspect virus infection

Burundi’s government had downplayed the virus and held the election and large rallies while also firing their WHO representative

10 Jun 2020 9:52 AM

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African, Caribbean migrants continue trek towards US border

About 260 people have been stranded in Honduras since mid-March when countries in the region closed borders

04 Jun 2020 11:37 AM

South Africa postpones reopening of schools over safety concerns

The plan for reopening on Monday backfired after teachers’ unions and governing associations urged school staff to defy the government order

01 Jun 2020 2:39 PM

Corona checks affect food deliveries in East Africa

The UN’s World Food Programme ships 2,000 tonnes of beans and cooking oil to feed some of Uganda’s 1.4 million refugees

30 May 2020 1:42 PM

Bill Gates conspiracy theories viral in Africa

A Kenyan politician's false online post has added major fuel to the spread of misinformation regarding the American business magnate

28 May 2020 9:55 AM

Ivory Coast army joins Burkina Faso in anti-jihadist operation

Burkina Faso and its neighbours Mali and Niger are battling Islamist insurgencies with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State

25 May 2020 10:54 AM

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