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Morocco to reform state bodies in virus response – ministry

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Morocco plans to reform, merge or dissolve some state bodies to reduce their dependency on a state budget hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the finance...
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South Sudan weighs costs of keeping schools shut

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Authorities in South Sudan are facing the dilemma of whether to keep schools shut in the fight against Covid-19 or re-open them and save children...
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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...
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Zimbabwe clears streets, shops close ahead of planned protests

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Zimbabwe’s security forces on Thursday cleared people off streets of the capital Harare and forced shops to close, a day before planned anti-government protests during...
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Kenyan leader opts against lockdown amid spike in cases

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President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed the nation on Covid-19 containment measures on Monday, reiterating the need for seriousness as the country’s infections spike. The President did...
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Algerian economy contracts 3.9% in first quarter – government

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Algeria’s economy contracted 3.9% in the first quarter this year after a 1.3% growth in the same period in 2019, weakened by the coronavirus lockdown...
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Egypt homeless, street children hit hard by pandemic scourge

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Wandering Cairo’s bustling streets, Zeinab was struggling to survive by selling tissues when the coronavirus left her even more vulnerable, along with thousands of other...
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Guineans return to the streets as anti-Conde protests resume

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Anti-government protests resumed in Guinea’s capital Conakry, with heavy clashes between the protesters and the security forces, resulting in injuries The resumption on Monday, July...