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Sharing of information, resources vital to COVID-19 fight

Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech during the virtual summit of the G20 leaders continues to draw reactions across Africa. In South Africa, Professor Amanda Gouws...

Economist weighs in on G20 Virtual Summit

The virtual G20 Leaders' Summit was convened to discuss the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. At the meeting, all the G20 leaders including China,...

Rwanda to downgrade genocide commemoration amid outbreak: official

Rwanda's 26th commemoration of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi will take place, but with limited events to be held due to the coronavirus...

Nigeria reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, total up to 97

Nigeria on Saturday reported 16 new confirmed positive cases of the coronavirus, according to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The figures mean that...

July 23, 2021 is the tentative date for start of postponed...

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese organisers are in final stages of talks to set the opening date for the Tokyo Games in...

Two week lock-down to begin in Ghana to curb COVID-19 

Ghana is set to go into a  lock down in two of its main metropolitan regions from Monday, in efforts to curb the spread...

Uganda coronavirus cases rise to 30

The COVID-19 cases in Uganda more than doubled within two days after rising to 30 on Saturday. On Friday, the confirmed cases moved from 14...

COVID-19: Minimal genocide commemoration events expected in Rwanda

Rwanda's 26th commemoration of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi will take place, but with limited events to be held due to the coronavirus...

Mali reports 7 new cases of COVID-19, 18 cases in total

Mali reported 7 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 18, the Malian Ministry of Health and Social...

Libya releases 466 prisoners over COVID-19 fears

The UN-backed Libyan government on Saturday released 466 prisoners due to the fears about the spread of COVID-19. "As part of the plan to respond...
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