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Africa’s coronavirus cases top 1 million, with South Africa worst-hit

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The number of COVID-19 cases on the African continent have surpassed 1 million, figures from the Centre of Disease Control (CDC) showed on Friday, with...
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Egypt, Sudan pullout from Nile Dam talks with Ethiopia

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Egypt withdrew from the Nile dam talks scheduled today with Ethiopia claiming that the proposal put forth by the nation lacked regulations on dam operations...
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Tanzania bans Kenya Airways over omission from countries to resume flights

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Tanzania has banned Kenya Airways from flying into the country until further notice. The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) said in a statement that is...
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Killer of Uganda mountain gorilla sentenced to 11 years in prison

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A court in southwestern Uganda has sentenced a man to 11 years in jail after he was found guilty of killing a mountain gorilla and...
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Wanted US fugitive arrested at Kenyan airport

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A multiagency team in Mombasa has arrested 60-year-old Mansur Mohamed Surur, aka “Mansour”, a Kenyan citizen and wanted fugitive in the US. Surur is said...
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WHO: Hepatitis patients at higher risk of coronavirus

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World Health Organization Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa says people with hepatitis-related complications are at a higher risk of...
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Uganda flies flags at half-mast to mourn deceased former Tanzanian leader

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered flags to fly at half-mast for three days starting on Saturday to mourn former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa. “When...
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World Bank approves $150 million to boost secondary education in rural Uganda

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ABS-CBN World Bank has approved a $150 million project aimed at boosting secondary education in rural Uganda. The international lender, in a statement, issued late...
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WHO: Africa records 23 per cent increase in coronavirus cases

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Flickr The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there is a 23 per cent increase in the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Africa in...
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Former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa passes on at 81

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Former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa has died age 81 in a Dar es Salaam hospital, the government announced Friday. He was the country’s third president...