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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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Sudan says three jailed Bashir aides have coronavirus

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Sudanese authorities said Wednesday that three former senior aides to ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir have caught the novel coronavirus in prison. Former officials Ali...
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Morocco launches fleet of drones to tackle virus from the sky

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Morocco has rapidly expanded its fleet of drones as it battles the coronavirus pandemic, deploying them for aerial surveillance, public service announcements and sanitisation. “This...
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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...
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Niger labour minister died of coronavirus

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The novel coronavirus caused the death of Niger’s minister of employment and labour, Mohamed Ben Omar, public television announced Monday. The minister’s Social Democratic Party...
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Chinese company linked to Forrest says birth defects ‘a disgrace’

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Twiggy: ‘Take a chill pill’ after China ambush The controversy over Andrew­­ Forrest’s China connections­ escalated yesterday when a cancer funding ann­ouncement with the Health...
Business

Italian economy down by 4.7% in the first quarter

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The Italian economy suffered a quarter-on-quarter contraction of 4.7 per cent in the first quarter of the year, official statistics agency Istat said on Thursday....
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Guinea-Bissau premier, three ministers test positive for coronavirus

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Guinea-Bissau’s prime minister, Nuno Gomes Nabiam, said Wednesday he had been infected with coronavirus, as three other ministers in the fragile West African state also...
Tech

Latvian coys develop coronavirus tracking app

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A group of Latvian IT and telecommunication companies have joined forces to develop a mobile application for tracking contacts of people infected with the novel...