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Malawi’s tobacco revenue hits 110 mln USD

Malawi's revenue from tobacco sales have reached 110.2 million U.S. dollars in its eleventh week of trading this year, officials confirmed on Thursday. According to...

China a key ally in Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 battle

China is a key ally of Zimbabwe in the fight against COVID-19. While the Southern African country has struggled to obtain financial bailouts due to...

President Buhari expresses grief over death of Cote d’Ivoire PM

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the death of Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly of Cote d'Ivoire and a candidate for October’s...

Health workers in Ghana warn of potential COVID-19 calamity

Health workers in Ghana have warned that the country may run into a COVID-19 calamity if the government does not equip them better in...

The coronavirus pandemic: Impact on the waste sector

Maintaining the delivery of basic urban service—including waste collection and management—is becoming a growing challenge to cities grappling with the fallout from COVID-19. Every year...

COVID-19 repercussions may cost Tunisia 1.76 bln USD

The repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic could cost Tunisia over 1.76 billion U.S. dollars, Tunisian Finance Minister Mohamed Nizar Yaiche said on Thursday. In a...

South Sudan allows resumption of international flights

South Sudan has greenlighted the resumption of international flights nearly four months after closing down its air space in efforts to curb the spread...

Masks cut risk of COVID-19 infection by 65 percent, expert says

Wearing a face mask cuts the chance of coronavirus infection by 65 percent, an expert at UC Davis, a university in California, US said...

UN expert: End Gender-Based Violence against women journalists

An independent UN expert has told the UN Human Rights Council that, Women journalists face particular dangers while going about their work, adding that...

Kenya records highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases

Kenya on Thursday reported its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases, just three days after President Uhuru Kenyatta announced a gradual relaxation of COVID-19...
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