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Rwanda reports its first death from Covid-19

  Rwanda’s Ministry of Health on Sunday reported the East African nation’s first death caused by the new coronavirus. The victim was a 65-year-old driver who...

South Africa allows phased reopening of tourism amid COVID-19

The South African government on Saturday announced a phased reopening of tourism, further easing COVID-19 restrictions starting from June 1. "Based on the COVID-19 epidemic...

La Liga clubs free to start full training from Monday

  Clubs in Spain’s top two soccer divisions can hold full training sessions from Monday for the first time since returning to activity after action...

Uganda records highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases

Uganda's ministry of health late Saturday reported 84 new cases of COVID-19, the highest daily increase so far, bringing the nationwide tally to 413. Out...

Botswana to help repatriate citizens stranded abroad

  Botswana will help repatriate citizens stranded abroad by coronavirus travel bans, with more than 100 due to arrive on Wednesday from Ethiopia, President Mokgweetsi...

Tullow Oil says 58 workers test positive for COVID-19 offshore Ghana

Fifty-eight workers tested positive for COVID-19 at an oil production facility run by Tullow Oil off Ghana’s Atlantic coast, the company said in a...

China donates medical supplies to help Botswana fight COVID-19

China on Friday donated medical protective supplies to Botswana to help the country fight COVID-19. An aircraft carrying the consignment arrived at Sir Seretse Khama...

S.African tobacco firms, associations seek court action over cigarette sales ban

A raft of South African tobacco companies, activists and associations are seeking legal action over the ban on cigarette sales during the country’s coronavirus...

Somalia to set elections for early 2021 despite COVID risks.

Somalia will hold presidential and parliamentary elections in early 2021, removing doubt that it will delay the elections because of the spread of the...

Kenya confirms 143 new COVID-19 cases

Dr. Rashid Aman. Image courtesy Kenya's Ministry of health confirmed on Saturday, 143 new COVID-19 cases reported, just a day after posting 127 cases on...
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