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Zambian president calls on businesses to embrace digital technology to expand...

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday called on the business community to embrace digital platforms in order to reach wider markets amid the COVID-19...

Xi says China will support Sierra Leone’s anti-pandemic fight

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that China is willing to strengthen cooperation with and provide support and assistance for Sierra Leone in the...

India’s COVID-19 situation leaves children vulnerable to trafficking and abuse: U.N.

Besides causing thousands of deaths every day, the ferocious second wave of COVID-19 in India is also causing another catastrophe, as children rendered orphans...

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah wins Lauerus Sporting Inspiration Award

Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah was awarded the Laureus Sporting Inspiration Award for his support for charitable causes and commitment to fighting social injustice. The award...

Over 17,500 people flee heightened conflict in Burkina Faso

  More than 17,500 people have been forced to flee their homes over the past 10 days as armed conflict rocked different parts of Burkina...

Ghana receives 300,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to tackle COVID-19

Ghana’s efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic received a boost on Friday after a consignment of 300,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines was received at...

UN: Violence displaces 250,000 in 2 weeks in greater Mogadishu

More than 250,000 people have been displaced in the past two weeks in violence and generalized insecurity in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, and its...

Tunisia Government announces one week COVID-19 lockdown

Tunisia's Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi has on Friday announced a COVID-19 lockdown ahead of next week's Eid Al Fitr holiday. According to Mechichi, the week-long...

Botswana announces dates for phased reopening of public schools

Authorities in Botswana began inspections in public schools for COVID-19 compliance on Friday ahead of a phased reopening of the learning institutions from Tuesday...

CAF to hold draw for Women’s AFCON qualifiers on May 10

The Confederation of African Football announced the draw for the qualifiers of next year’s Women’s Africa Cup of Nations will be held on May...
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