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African News

Coronavirus stalks cells of Cameroon’s crowded prison

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On the morning of April 24, Fritz Takang became so breathless he could barely walk across the cramped cell he shared with 60 inmates at...
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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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Madagascar re-introduces lockdown as coronavirus numbers increase

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Madagascar has placed its capital Antananarivo under a fresh lockdown following a new surge in coronavirus infections, two months after the restrictions were eased, the...
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Eswatini cabinet in isolation as minister contracts coronavirus

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The 20-member cabinet in Africa’s last absolute kingdom of Eswatini has been ordered into isolation after one minister contracted coronavirus, the government said on Saturday....
Tech

Google says it will pay publishers for news content

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Google will pay partnered media publishers in three countries and offer some users free access to paywalled news sites, the tech giant said Thursday. The...
Business

SriLankan Airlines plans to resume flights to some destinations including China

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Sri Lanka’s national air carrier, SriLankan Airlines, is planning to resume flights to South Korea, China and Australia from August once the country’s international airports...
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Kenyan soldier who died of coronavirus laid to rest, villagers kept off

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A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier who died of Covid-19 has been buried at his Olenguruone home in Nakuru County. David Bartonjo, who died in...
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Congo court sentences president’s chief of staff to 20 years in prison

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The Democratic Republic of Congo’s high court on Saturday found the president’s chief of staff guilty of embezzling $48 million in public funds and sentenced...
Business

IBEDC decries spate of vandalism of electrical installations

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The Management of Ibadan Electricity company Plc (IBEDC) has expressed concern over what it described as “incessant cases” of vandalism of electrical installations across its...
Business

Oil prices slump as wary traders eye upcoming OPEC+ meeting

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Oil prices edged down on Monday as traders took profits, with the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) considering meeting as soon as this...