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Ivory Coast ruling party may ask president to stand again after premier dies

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Ivory Coast’s ruling party may ask President Alassane Ouattara to rethink his decision not to stand for a third term, after the sudden death of...
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In Africa, lack of coronavirus data raises fears of “silent epidemic”

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When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge....
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One killed in Sudan as thousands rally for faster reform

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One person was killed and several others injured during largely peaceful demonstrations in Sudan on Tuesday, a government spokesman said, as tens of thousands of...
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South Africa partly lifts lockdown to try to fix battered economy

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South Africa partly lifted a two month-old coronavirus lockdown on Monday, letting people outside for work, worship, exercise or shopping, and allowing mines and factories...
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New hotline helps families survive abuse in Congo

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Four days after the Congolese government shut down Kinshasa’s pulsating nightlife, her husband knocked out some of her teeth and went to live with his...
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Coronavirus exposes gaping holes in Africa’s health systems

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African nations are facing a surge of COVID-19 cases with less than one intensive care bed and one ventilator per 100,000 people, a Reuters survey...
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Kenya floods kill 194, people evacuated from risk areas near dams

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Floods and landslides in Kenya have killed nearly 200 people, displaced 100,000 and strained critical infrastructure, with unprecedentedly high water levels at two dams forcing...
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South Africa takes painful first steps towards reopening battered economy

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South Africa took its first shaky steps towards rolling back one of the world’s strictest COVID-19 lockdowns on Friday as it sought to strike a...
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Cuba sends doctors to South Africa to combat coronavirus

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Cuba sent 216 healthcare workers to South Africa on Saturday, the latest of more than 20 medical brigades it has sent worldwide to combat the...
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China in the driver’s seat amid calls for Africa debt relief

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Support is growing for debt relief to help the world’s poorest, indebted nations – most of them in Africa – confront the economic havoc wreaked...