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Chinese embassy launches rehabilitation project for Zimbabwe’s main COVID-19 isolation facility

The Chinese Embassy on Thursday launched the rehabilitation project for Zimbabwe's main coronavirus isolation and treatment facility in Harare, as the Asian nation steps...

Chad, Niger reports first COVID-19 cases

Niger announced its first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus Thursday. The patient, a 36-year-old Niger citizen, had recently traveled to Togo, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire...

Tanzanian rapper tests positive for coronavirus

One of Tanzania’s most popular rappers, Mwana FA, says he has tested positive for coronavirus. Mwana FA, whose real name is Khamis Mwinjuma, said...

Coronavirus may impoverish at least 780,000 Ugandans

Reports from Uganda indicate that at least 780,000 Ugandans may be pushed deep into poverty as the spread of coronavirus takes a toll on...

Africa, Mideast airlines in crisis as coronavirus stifles demand -IATA

Middle East and African airlines are in crisis with hundreds of thousands of jobs at risk from the coronavirus outbreak, the International Air Transport...

Ethiopia confirms 3 new COVID-19 cases

Ethiopia has confirmed three new cases of the coronavirus, pushing the total number of those infected to nine. Ethiopian health minister Lia Tadesse in a...

Coronavirus: Tunisia confirms first death

Tunisian health official says a 72-year-old woman, who had chronic diseases has died from the coronavirus pandemic. The official in Sousse said the patient who...

Report: Chad detects first COVID-19 case

Chad has registered its first case of COVID-19 this Thursday, local news site Alwihda Info quoted Chadian government. The case is a passenger of Moroccan...

Africa CDC: 34 African countries report some 640 COVID-19 cases as...

Around 640 COVID-19 cases have been reported in 34 African countries so far, the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) disclosed...

Stringent measures announced to tackle COVID-19 in S. Africa

As the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 increased, South African government has published a number of regulations set to tackle the spread...
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