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IMF approves $171.9 million to Madagascar to address coronavirus pandemic

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved $171.9 million of funding to Madagascar, it said on Thursday, bringing the total COVID-19 emergency support to the country...
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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...
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Madagascar re-introduces lockdown as coronavirus numbers increase

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Madagascar has placed its capital Antananarivo under a fresh lockdown following a new surge in coronavirus infections, two months after the restrictions were eased, the...
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No ‘miracle cure’ for coronavirus until clinical trials prove Madagascar’s herbal medicine

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Scientists are putting an herbal remedy from Madagascar, purported to cure COVID-19, to the test. Researchers at Germany’s Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces,...
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Ghana overtakes Nigeria as coronavirus death toll hits 2,223 in Africa

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The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said that there are now 60,657 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 53 countries...
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Ghana tops coronavirus cases in West Africa after easing lockdown

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Ghana has the highest number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in West Africa. According to data obtained from the World Health Organisation, no fewer than...
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UNECA: Africa will lose $65 billion to full lockdown

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Mr Stephen Karingi, Director, Regional Trade and Integration, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), says African economy will lose 65 billion dollars if there...
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Coronavirus exposes gaping holes in Africa’s health systems

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African nations are facing a surge of COVID-19 cases with less than one intensive care bed and one ventilator per 100,000 people, a Reuters survey...
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Coronavirus cases rise in Africa, Nigeria on top 3

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) said the number of reported COVID-19 cases in Africa increased from 46,500 to 49,000 in the past 24 hours. The...
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Niger receives coronavirus ‘remedy’ from Madagascar

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Niger on Tuesday received a consignment of herbal tea that Madagascar’s president Andry Rajoelina has touted as a powerful remedy against the novel coronavirus. Baptised...