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Coronavirus graft scandals fuel South Africans’ anger with ruling ANC

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A spate of corruption scandals during the COVID-19 pandemic has further fuelled some South Africans’ frustration with the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party and...
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South Africa’s $30 billion virus relief package exposed to fraud – auditor general

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South Africa’s auditor general said on Wednesday that some of the money in its 500 billion rand ($30 billion) COVID-19 relief package may have been...
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Corruption in purchase of virus protective equipments is murder – WHO chief

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has described corruption in the procurement of Covid-19 personal protective equipment (PPEs) as unacceptable and likened it to murder. Director-General...
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Gambia’s health system near collapse amid pandemic

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The Gambia has seen over a 70% rise in coronavirus cases last week, and its health sector is crumbling under the weight of the deadly...
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Rwanda uses robots to protect doctors working with coronavirus patients – minister

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Rwanda uses robots to protect doctors, who treat COVID-19 patients through minimising contact, Health Minister Daniel Ngamije said on Thursday. Ngamije said this at a...
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AfDB Group supports Ghana’s coronavirus response plan with $69 million grant

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Friday approved a $69 million grant to support Ghana’s efforts to tackle the COVID-19...
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World Bank gives Kenya $43 million more for fight against coronavirus

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The World Bank has released a second tranche of Sh4.6 billion ($43 million) for counties to use in strengthening devolution as they race against time...
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Zimbabwe’s health minister arrested in coronavirus corruption case

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Zimbabwe’s health minister was expected to appear in court on Saturday to face allegations of illegally awarding a multi-million-dollar contract for COVID-19 testing kits, drugs...