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Over 150 killed in Ethiopia protests

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At least 166 people have died during violent demonstrations that roiled Ethiopia in the days following the murder of popular singer Hachalu Hundessa, police said...
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Pandemic costs Africa travel, tourism almost $55 billion

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African countries have lost almost $55 billion in travel and tourism revenues in three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the African Union (AU) commissioner...
Business

CBN: Economy contracted in May

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Economic activities in manufacturing, production, new others and other indices contracted in May after recording at least 36 months of consecutive growth. The statistics department...
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Two decades on, Zimbabwe takes stock of Robert Mugabe land reform legacy

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Eighty-year-old Isobel Simons calmly narrated how she and her late husband lost their 728-hectare Zimbabwe farm two decades ago to Robert Mugabe’s controversial land reforms....
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South African tobacco firms, associations seek court action over cigarette sales ban

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A raft of South African tobacco companies, activists and associations are seeking legal action over the ban on cigarette sales during the country’s coronavirus lockdown....
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Sudan says three jailed Bashir aides have coronavirus

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Sudanese authorities said Wednesday that three former senior aides to ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir have caught the novel coronavirus in prison. Former officials Ali...
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Zimbabwe to ease coronavirus curbs, but lockdown to remain for now

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Zimbabwe will keep its coronavirus lockdown for the time being, though businesses will be allowed to open for longer and the restrictions will be reviewed...
African News Health

South Africa eases coronavirus lockdown

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South Africa began to gradually ease its strict coronavirus lockdown on Friday, allowing some industries to reopen after five weeks of restrictions that plunged its...
Business

NLC: Nigeria on pathway to economic bankruptcy

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As a result of massive petroleum products importation and debt overhang, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has raised the alarm, saying Nigeria is on the...
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African Union inaugurates coronavirus response situation room in Nigeria

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The African Union (AU) Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC), on Monday inaugurated a response situation room in Nigeria to boost the fight against the...