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Zimbabwe journalist arrested amid storm over $60m Covid-19 supplies scandal

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Zimbabwean police on Monday arrested an investigative journalist who exposed alleged corruption in the procurement of Covid-19 medical supplies, a matter that involves the first...
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Angola maintains restrictions on Luanda after more coronavirus infections

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Angolan authorities on Wednesday maintained restrictions imposed on the capital, Luanda, after two more people with no travel history tested positive for Covid-19. Among the...
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Zimbabwe doctors threaten to strike over poor pay and a lack of coronavirus PPEs

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Senior doctors in Zimbabwe’s public health service have threatened to walk out over low pay and lack of coronavirus protective gear, in the latest dispute...
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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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Malawi’s election cheer dampened by coronavirus surge

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Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera on Saturday ordered his inauguration ceremony be scaled down amid a surge of coronavirus cases, dampening excitement around his election...
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South Africa to start Africa’s first coronavirus vaccine trial

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South Africa, the country with the highest Coronavirus cases in Africa, will roll out the first coronavirus vaccine trial in Africa this week. The vaccine,...
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Zimbabwe’s health minister arrested in coronavirus corruption case

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Zimbabwe’s health minister was expected to appear in court on Saturday to face allegations of illegally awarding a multi-million-dollar contract for COVID-19 testing kits, drugs...