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Senegal’s success against the pandemic divides experts

Senegal has been widely praised for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, with few infections and life returning to normal, but the reason behind...

Uganda closes parliament amid second wave of COVID-19

Uganda on Tuesday announced the closure of parliament for two weeks as a virulent second wave of COVID-19 continues to devastate the country. The parliament...

DRC confirms 3 new cases of COVID-19, bringing total to 7

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed 3 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of officially recognized cases in the country to...

Kenya’s president orders stepped-up effort against COVID-19

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday issued five orders regarding how the country intends to tackle coronavirus. The beef-up is in response to the...

Gates Foundation plans to donate $10 million to fight coronavirus

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it is contributing $10 million toward the fight to contain the outbreak. Of that total, the foundation is...

UN: Step up HIV fight, to end AIDS ‘epidemic of inequalities’...

UN General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir says AIDS is an "epidemic of inequalities", and "if we are to end AIDS by 2030, we must...

First cases of Idai-related cholera confirmed in Mozambique

Dozens of fragile patients poured into a clinic in the wrecked Mozambican port city of Beira on Wednesday, as the government confirmed the first...

Kenya mulls recovery of tourism sector as COVID-19 restrictions eased

A ray of hope shone over Kenya's tourism and hospitality sector after President Uhuru Kenyatta lifted a partial lockdown that had restricted movement in...

Expectant mothers in poor countries mistreated while giving birth-WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that more than a third of women surveyed across four lower-income countries, reported being mistreated during childbirth. The study...

W.H.O. expecting more cases of Ebola in eastern DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) says it can not be certain that it had identified all people exposed to the deadly Ebola virus in...
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