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African News

WHO warns of drawn out pandemic as South Africa cases top 500,000

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The UN health agency warned that the coronavirus pandemic would be lengthy and could lead to “response fatigue”, as the case count in South Africa...
Business

Nigeria re-opens 14 airports as coronavirus cases escalate

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Nigeria has re-opened 14 airports months after recording more than 40,000 Covid-19 cases and 858 deaths. Since the index case on February 27, the country...
African News

Francophone community to vet Niger voter list

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The world organisation of French-speaking nations is to scrutinise Niger’s electoral roll (voter list) ahead of crucial elections this year, President Mahamadou Issoufou’s office said...
African News

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni seeks re-election to extend rule to four decades

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Reuters Uganda’s long-serving president, Yoweri Museveni, has collected papers to seek nomination as the ruling party’s candidate in next year’s presidential election, the party said...
African News

At least 21 inmates die of coronavirus in Philippines

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No fewer than 21 inmates at the Philippines’ national penitentiary have died from the coronavirus since March, including a prisoner who testified against an opposition’...
Tech

New York detectives arrest suspected killer of Gokada founder

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Detectives in New York City have made an arrest in the gruesome killing of Mr. Fahim Saleh, 33, a venture capitalist and founder of Gokada,...
African News

Gabon appoints first female prime minister

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Rose Raponda was on Thursday appointed Prime Minister of Gabon, in accordance with a presidential decree read by the Secretary-General of the Presidency, Jean-Yves Teal....
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UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic attack

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Militiamen killed a United Nations peacekeeper from Rwanda and injured two others in an ambush on a convoy in northwest Central African Republic on Monday,...
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Tunisia seeks late debt payments as crisis hits economy, state budget

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Tunisia has asked four countries to delay debt repayments, it said on Monday as it announced more pessimistic economic and budget forecasts for 2020 because...
African News

WHO: Africa records 30% increase in coronavirus cases in one week

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there was a 30 per cent increase in the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the African...