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South Africa tackles secretive party funding with law, but still allows anonymous donors

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa signed a law on Friday requiring political parties to disclose donations of more than 100,000 rand ($6,650) in a bid...
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Senegal reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak on poultry farm

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The outbreak in the Thies region has killed 58,000 birds, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said. Senegal has reported an outbreak of the...
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Head of Egypt’s electoral commission dies of coronavirus

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The head of Egypt’s electoral commission, Lashin Ibrahim, on Friday died due to complications from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel Coronavirus, state media...
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Africa CDC: Coronavirus recoveries in African continent pass two million mark

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The number of COVID-19 recoveries in the African continent has reached 2,010,127, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Saturday....
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WHO launches year-long campaign against tobacco

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World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a year-long global campaign against tobacco consumption, targeting 100 million people across 22 countries of the world including Nigeria....

WHO: Coronavirus threatens global progress against malaria

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Gaps in life-saving interventions are undermining efforts to curb malaria, amid fears that the coronavirus pandemic could set back the fight against the disease even...

Uganda launches door-to-door investigation amid coronavirus cases surge

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Agence France-Presse Uganda has adopted the Village Health Team (VHT) strategy as a new battlefront to quell the resurgence of coronavirus in the country, said...

WHO: 1 out of 5 coronavirus deaths in Africa linked to diabetes

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The World Health Organisation (WHO), says nearly one in five COVID-19 deaths in Africa is linked with diabetes, according to a study. WHO disclosed this...

Senegal reopens schools after months-long virus break

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Senegalese children resumed classes on Thursday after the government closed schools in March in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus in the West...
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