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Worldwide coronavirus death toll surpasses 243,000: AFP tally    

Sunday, 03 May 2020

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 243,637 people since the outbreak first emerged in China ......

Coronavirus: Africa’s 43 percent jump in cases in one week sparks concern

Thursday, 23 April 2020

Africa has registered a 43 percent jump in reported COVID-19 cases in the last week, highlighting a ......

Coronavirus: Organization of Islamic Cooperation backs Saudi plan for Two Holy Mosque

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) supported on Wednesday Saudi Arabia’s measures with ......

Coronavirus threatens 150 million jobs on African continent: McKinsey

Thursday, 16 April 2020

The coronavirus outbreak could affect a third of the 440 million formal and informal jobs in Africa ......

Africa to roll out more than 1 million coronavirus tests

Thursday, 16 April 2020

More than 1 million coronavirus tests will be rolled out starting next week in Africa to address the ......

Ethiopia opens aid transport hub to fight coronavirus across Africa

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Ethiopia and the United Nations on Tuesday opened a humanitarian transport hub at Addis Ababa ......

Coronavirus: US accuses China of ‘xenophobia’ in treatment of Africans

Saturday, 11 April 2020

The United States on Saturday accused Chinese authorities of “xenophobia” toward Africans, after ......

Coronavirus cases spread across Africa, nations prepare for more

Sunday, 15 March 2020

Africa is seeing a steady spread of the coronavirus across the continent, with four new countries ......

Nigerian artist makes dark skin prosthetics to boost patients’ confidence

Monday, 20 January 2020

Michael Sunday is delighted, if a little stunned, as he admires his new right hand: a silicone glove ......

Gunmen attack Greek tanker off West Africa, abduct eight crewmen

Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Gunmen have attacked a Greek tanker ship off Cameroon in West Africa and abducted eight of the 28 ......

South Sudan speaker resigns under pressure over mismanagement

Monday, 09 December 2019

South Sudan’s parliamentary speaker has resigned after lawmakers threatened to impeach him for ......

Trapped gold miners found dead in South Africa

Sunday, 08 December 2019

Four gold miners trapped underground after a tremor caused a rockfall in northeast South Africa have ......

Ethiopia defense minister breaks ranks with ally PM Abiy

Saturday, 30 November 2019

Ethiopia’s defense minister, a key ally of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, has criticized plans to ......

UN says armed attacks in eastern Congo kill Ebola responders

Thursday, 28 November 2019

The head of the World Health Organization says attacks by armed groups in eastern Congo have killed ......

Africa’s energy options are growing, but power supply still a concern: IEA

Thursday, 07 November 2019

Energy demand in Africa is growing twice as fast as the global average, and the continent is making ......

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