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Ghana says 2 000 health workers infected by virus

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Over 2 000 health workers in Ghana have contracted coronavirus since the outbreak of the pandemic in the West African nation, authorities have said. “The...
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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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WHO declares Congo free of world’s second-largest Ebola outbreak

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Flickr The World Health Organization, WHO, has declared Congo free of the second-worst Ebola outbreak in history. The Organization announced this in a tweet via...
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IFRC urges more support for refugees in Middle East, North Africa

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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) expressed their concern about living conditions of migrants, refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs)...
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Up to 17 infected, 11 dead in new Ebola outbreak in Congo

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The Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded up to 17 Ebola cases in a new outbreak of the deadly virus in the western province of...
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Burundi opposition to contest ruling party’s election win

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Burundi’s leading opposition party will start filing challenges to election results as early as Wednesday, a lawmaker as calm reigned in the commercial capital a...
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Nigeria’s economy grow by nearly 2 percent in Q1 despite lockdown

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Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 1.87% on a year-on-year basis in the first quarter of 2020 despite many economic contractions around the world,...