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WHO: Over 10,000 health workers infected with coronavirus in Africa

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The World Health Organization (WHO) today (July 23) warned of the threat posed by COVID-19 to health workers across Africa. More than 10 000 health...
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Five killed in Sierra Leone riot

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At least five persons were killed Saturday in the town of Makeni in northern Sierra Leone, a police officer said, in rioting sparked by the...
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WHO: Africa records 30% increase in coronavirus cases in one week

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there was a 30 per cent increase in the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the African...
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Sierra Leone doctors’ strike leaves coronavirus patients stranded

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Doctors treating COVID-19 patients in Sierra Leone went on strike on Thursday over unpaid bonuses, leaving patients in some of the main treatment centres without...
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AfDB: Sierra Leone assures Akinwumi Adesina of support

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President Julius Maad Bio of Sierra Leone has assured President of African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, of his support and that of his country....
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A Virus-Hunter Falls Prey to a Virus He Underestimated

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“This is the revenge of the viruses,” said Dr. Peter Piot, the director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. “I’ve made their...
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Ghana overtakes Nigeria as coronavirus death toll hits 2,223 in Africa

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The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said that there are now 60,657 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 53 countries...
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Ghana tops coronavirus cases in West Africa after easing lockdown

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Ghana has the highest number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in West Africa. According to data obtained from the World Health Organisation, no fewer than...
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Sierra Leone president accuses opposition of ‘terrorizing’ state

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Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio on Friday vowed to crush an act of “terrorism” been allegedly perpetrated against the state and accused the main...