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Africa’s city dwellers head to the countryside in hopes of avoiding...

Each morning at a crowded bus station east of Nairobi, Kenyans load their bags on to minibuses emblazoned with the faces of pop stars...

Zimbabwe doctors, airport workers demand government provide COVID-19 masks

Zimbabwe’s public hospital doctors opted to stay home Wednesday over a lack of protective gear as the coronavirus begins to spread in a country...

Opinion: How Chinese President Xi is commanding the country’s fight against...

President Xi Jinping stressed that the country would resolutely win the people’s war against coronavirus. He visited a residential community, a hospital and a...

Tunisian herbalists cash in on coronavirus fear

There is no known cure for the new coronavirus, but in the medicinal herbs souq in Tunis, anxious Tunisians are consulting with herbalists and...

Namibia reports first two cases of coronavirus

Namibia has confirmed its first two cases of COVID-19. Health Minister Kalumbi Shangula said Saturday that a Spanish couple who arrived in the country...

Rwanda confirms first case of COVID-19

Rwanda has confirmed its first case of coronavirus, an Indian citizen who arrived in the East African nation from Mumbai on March 8, the...

Xi Jinping: ‘People’s safety and health always come first’

"For the Chinese government, people's safety and health always come first," said Chinese President Xi Jinping. Watch the video to find out how President...

Panic-buying leads to empty shelves in Nairobi

Panic shopping set in across Nairobi Friday afternoon after Kenya announced its first case of Covid-19. Posts and pictures of people panic-buying toiletries and foodstuffs...

South Africans repatriated from Wuhan to arrive on Friday

The 122 South Africans who are expected to be repatriated from Wuhan, China, are due to arrive in South Africa on Friday, according to...

Several African governments restrict official travel in hopes of slowing COVID-19...

Ghana and Gabon both announced temporary bans on official travel because of the coronavirus. A statement from Ghana’s presidency said only essential travel will...
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