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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...

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...

Ethiopia confirms two more coronavirus cases

Ethiopia has confirmed two more cases of coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of infected persons to 11 according to health minister...

Kenya announces plans to enhance social distancing

The Kenyan government on Friday announced a raft of measures to maintain social distancing between people in a bid to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Among...

Tanzania confirms two new COVID-19 cases, raising total to six

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed by Tanzania’s health ministry, bringing the total number of acknowledged cases in the country to six....

Mauritius reports first three cases of COVID-19, closes borders

Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth confirmed the country's first three cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday evening during an urgent press briefing. Jugnauth said that two...

Rwanda to close airports as COVID-19 cases rise to 11

Rwanda’s health ministry has announced the country will halt air travel for a period of 30 days beginning Friday. This comes as three new...

Zambia confirms first 2 cases of COVID-19

Zambian Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has confirmed the country’s first two cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. A husband-and-wife pair...
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