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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 Africa will not have universal basic income grant this year – minister

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South Africa will not implement a universal basic income grant until at least March, Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said in an interview on Friday,...
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Zambia’s education minister sacked over viral sex video

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Zambia President Edgar Lungu has sacked a Cabinet minister for appearing in a leaked nude video that went viral on social media. Education Minister David...
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South African trade minister contracts coronavirus

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South Africa’s Trade Minister Ebrahim Patel on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19, the cabinet said, the fourth minister to contract the virus in Africa’s hardest-hit...
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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...
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Former Ivory Coast minister to run for president in break with ruling party

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Marcel Amon-Tanoh, a longtime ally of President Alassane Ouattara and until recently his foreign minister, declared on Wednesday he would run in Ivory Coast’s presidential...
Business

850 Nigeria refinery workers, oil workers sacked

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Pool Photo The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) on Monday alleged...
Tech

Nigeria hits 40.18 percent broadband penetration – minister

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Nigeria has achieved 40.18 percent Broadband penetration, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Alli Ibrahim Pantami, has said. The Minister revealed this...
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Eswatini cabinet in isolation as minister contracts coronavirus

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The 20-member cabinet in Africa’s last absolute kingdom of Eswatini has been ordered into isolation after one minister contracted coronavirus, the government said on Saturday....