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no responses. March 24, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Ethiopia Shuts Land Borders To Fight Coronavirus


Ethiopia Shuts Land Borders To Fight Coronavirus

Report says, Ethiopia has shut its land borders to nearly all human traffic as part of efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Africa’s second-most […]

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no responses. March 24, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Malawi Election Body Sets July 2 For Rerun Of Annulled Poll


Malawi Election Body Sets July 2 For Rerun Of Annulled Poll

Reports say, the Malawi Electoral Commission, MEC, announced 2nd July as the new date for the rerun of annulled presidential elections. The country’s top court had ordered […]

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no responses. March 23, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

At Least 10 Dead During Guinea Referendum


At Least 10 Dead During Guinea Referendum

Report says, officials count votes are under way in Guinea after at least 10 people were killed in the violence as debris burns on the streets […]

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no responses. March 18, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Despite zero case, Zimbabwe Declares National Emergency Over COVID-19


Despite zero case, Zimbabwe Declares National Emergency Over COVID-19

Report says, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared the coronavirus pandemic as a national disaster. He said this could help the government mobilize resources. Mnangagwa also […]

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#COVID2019: South Africa Places Travel Ban On US, UK, China, Italy, Others

no responses. March 17, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#COVID2019: South Africa Places Travel Ban On US, UK, China, Italy, Others


#COVID2019: South Africa Places Travel Ban On US, UK, China, Italy, Others

South Africa announced Sunday that it will close its borders to all foreign nationals from high-risk countries where the novel coronavirus has spread widely. “We have […]

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#Coronavirus: Ghana Bans Public Gatherings, Close Schools

no responses. March 17, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#COVID2019: Ghana Bans Public Gatherings, Close Schools


#COVID2019: Ghana Bans Public Gatherings, Close Schools

Ghana President, Nana Akufo-Addo has ordered the closure of all schools and universities in Ghana as his administration moves to stem the spread of the coronavirus […]

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no responses. March 16, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Sweden Says To Send Up To 150 Special Forces Troops To Mali


Sweden Says To Send Up To 150 Special Forces Troops To Mali

Sweden’s government on Monday said it had decided to send troops to Mali to join French-led special forces that are fighting militants linked to al Qaeda […]

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no responses. March 13, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Egypt Floods Kill At Least 5 In Cairo, Other Cities


Egypt Floods Kill At Least 5 In Cairo, Other Cities

Report says, at least five people have been killed following floods in Cairo and several other cities in Egypt . The floods was as a result […]

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no responses. March 12, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Africa’s Low Coronavirus Rate Due To Robust Preps – Senegal Expert


Africa’s Low Coronavirus Rate Due To Robust Preps – Senegal Expert

With just over 100 cases reported in total, Africa is on record as among the least impacted continents with respect to the coronavirus epidemic. Experts are […]

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#Coronavirus: Uganda To 'Fully Spray' Passengers From High-risk Nations

no responses. March 12, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#Coronavirus: Uganda To ‘Fully Spray’ Passengers From High-risk Nations


#Coronavirus: Uganda To ‘Fully Spray’ Passengers From High-risk Nations

The coronavirus was confirmed in the Chinese city of Wuhan on January 7, 2020. Cases have since been confirmed in over 80 countries across the globe. […]

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no responses. March 9, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Burkina Faso Civil Servants Protest Wage Cuts


Burkina Faso Civil Servants Protest Wage Cuts

A protest by public sector workers with support from private employees in the Burkinabe capital of Ouagadougou. The workers were opposing the imposition of a new […]

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More Than 20 African Countries Can Now Test For Coronavirus Disease

no responses. March 8, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Third Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In South Africa


Third Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In South Africa

A third coronavirus case has been confirmed in KwaZulu-Natal.The third confirmed coronavirus patient is a woman, who was part of group that had travelled to Italy. […]

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no responses. March 6, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

U.S. Extends Zimbabwe Sanctions Citing Government Repression


U.S. Extends Zimbabwe Sanctions Citing Government Repression

U.S. President Donald Trump has extended by one year sanctions against Zimbabwe saying that the new government’s policies continue to pose an “unusual and extraordinary” threat […]

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no responses. March 4, 2020 Enuwa Ochai

Coronavirus: KQ Counting Losses, Kenya Bans Flights From Milan, Verona


Coronavirus: KQ Counting Losses, Kenya Bans Flights From Milan, Verona

The economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak for African airlines is only becoming clearer now. For Kenya airways, the losses amount to $8m almost a month […]

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no responses. March 4, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Power Blackouts Push South Africa Back Into Recession


Power Blackouts Push South Africa Back Into Recession

Widespread power cuts are blamed for pushing South Africa’s economy, the continent’s most industrialized, into recession, according to official statistics released Tuesday. The South African economy […]

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no responses. March 3, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

U.N. Envoy In Libya Ghassan Salame Resigns


U.N. Envoy In Libya Ghassan Salame Resigns

The United Nations’ Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has resigned his position. Lebanese academic and diplomat Ghassan Salamé […]

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no responses. March 2, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Inside Guinea-Bissau’s Political Crisis: Rival President Resigns


Inside Guinea-Bissau’s Political Crisis: Rival President Resigns

Guinea Bissau’s political crisis continues to escalate following the failure by the two presidential candidates to agree on the outcome of December’s election. While ex-prime minister […]

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no responses. February 28, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Burundi Police Kill 22 ‘Evil-Doers’, Opposition Cries Foul


Burundi Police Kill 22 ‘Evil-Doers’, Opposition Cries Foul

Opposition parties in Burundi are accusing authorities of intimidating, arresting and murdering its members ahead of the May presidential elections. Police on Tuesday said they had […]

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no responses. February 26, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Ethiopia To Free Political Prisoners ‘For The National Good’


Ethiopia To Free Political Prisoners ‘For The National Good’

Ethiopia said it would release dozens of high-profile prisoners from jail, including opposition activists held over an alleged coup and other high-ranking government critics. A spokesman […]

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no responses. February 26, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

U.N. Warns Of ‘Major Hunger Threat’ As Locusts Reach DR Congo


U.N. Warns Of ‘Major Hunger Threat’ As Locusts Reach DR Congo

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Agency on Tuesday warned of a “major hunger threat” in East Africa, as a small group of desert locusts entered […]

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