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Five killed in Sierra Leone riot

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At least five persons were killed Saturday in the town of Makeni in northern Sierra Leone, a police officer said, in rioting sparked by the...
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Coronavirus stalks cells of Cameroon’s crowded prison

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On the morning of April 24, Fritz Takang became so breathless he could barely walk across the cramped cell he shared with 60 inmates at...
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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...
Business

FIRS generates N66 billion from stamp duties

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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has generated the sum of N66 billion from stamp duties between January and May. The FIRS Director, Communications and...
African News Health

Burundi president becomes first head of state to ‘die of coronavirus’

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Burundi president has become the first head of state to die of COVID-19, according to medics at the hospital where he was flown to following...
Business

Oil prices slump as wary traders eye upcoming OPEC+ meeting

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Oil prices edged down on Monday as traders took profits, with the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) considering meeting as soon as this...
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...