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BREAKING: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Twitter Friday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the deadly novel coronavirus.  “Over...

Ethiopia sets up a resource mobilization committee to fight COVID-19

The Ethiopian government has set up a resource mobilization committee tasked with coordinating efforts of gathering financial and non-financial materials for COVID-19 emergency preparedness. While...

Mali reports first two cases of coronavirus: government statement

Mali reported on Wednesday its first two cases of coronavirus, the government said in a statement. The two patients are Malian nationals, a 49-year-old woman...

Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus, his household said. Charles, eldest son of Queen Elizabeth, is 71...

Authorities in Libya’s east impose 24-hour curfew against COVID-19

Libya's eastern-based government on Monday imposed a 24-hour curfew to fight any possible COVID-19 infections. The curfew starts from Wednesday and lasts for 10 days,...

Ugandan banks slash fees as COVID-19 cases climb to nine

Financial service providers in Uganda are reducing their charges to enable their clients to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic that is expected to hit...

BREAKING: South Africa announces 128 new COVID-19 cases

South African health authorities have announced 128 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the country's total number of recognized cases to 402. The spike in...

BREAKING: Nigeria records first COVID-19 fatality

Nigeria confirmed its first fatality from COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said in a tweet Monday. The 1st #COVID19 death in Nigeria has...

German cruise ship passengers stranded in Cape Town start returning home

Around 1,240 German passengers stranded in Cape Town after their cruise ship was quarantined for almost a week due to a coronavirus scare had...

Kenya, Uganda turn to prayer as COVID-19 spreads

Presidents from Uganda and Kenya on Saturday led their countries in a day of national prayer, seeking divine intervention in the face of the...
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