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At least 21 inmates die of coronavirus in Philippines

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No fewer than 21 inmates at the Philippines’ national penitentiary have died from the coronavirus since March, including a prisoner who testified against an opposition’...
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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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Political parties hold rallies in Burundi ahead of poll

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Burundians will vote Wednesday in a tense general election, despite a largely-ignored outbreak of coronavirus which is set to be the first major challenge for...
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Egypt extends state of emergency on virus, security fears

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Reuters Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday ordered the renewal for three months of a long-running state of emergency, citing health as well as...
Business

Chevron: We monitor staff in hotels before resuming work

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Getty Images Chevron Nigeria limited, CNL, has dismissed as false allegations that its staff with coronavirus were been quarantined in hotels in Warri, Delta state...
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African community targeted in China virus crackdown

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Africans in southern China’s largest city say they have become targets of suspicion and subjected to forced evictions, arbitrary quarantines and mass coronavirus testing as...
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Lockdown: Rivers court sends 10 passengers of Caverton helicopters to prison

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A Port Harcourt Chief Magistrates’ Court presided over by Chief Magistrate D. D. Ihua-Maduenyi Esq on Wednesday morning ordered the remand of 10 passengers who...
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Zimbabwe doctors sue over ‘dire shortage’ of protective gear

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Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers. In an application...
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Burundi, Botswanna, Sierra Leone confirm coronavirus index cases

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Sierra Leone has confirmed its first Covid-19 case, after a 37-year-old male travelled from France on March 16 via Air Brussels. Prior to this confirmation,...