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South Sudan’s COVID-19 recoveries pass 1,000

South Sudan's ministry of health confirmed the total number of COVID-19 recoveries has passed 1,000 on Thursday as the country intensifies mitigation measures to...

COVID-19 repercussions may cost Tunisia 1.76 bln USD

The repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic could cost Tunisia over 1.76 billion U.S. dollars, Tunisian Finance Minister Mohamed Nizar Yaiche said on Thursday. In a...

COVID-19 cases in Uganda cross 1,000 mark

Uganda's ministry of health on Thursday reported 23 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of registered cases in the country to 1,000. The...

S. Africa’s Gauteng Province overtakes Western Cape to become COVID-19 epicenter

South Africa's Gauteng Province, the economic hub in the country, has overtaken the Western Cape to become the country's COVID-19 epicenter, Health Minister Zweli...

Egyptian court upholds life sentence for top Brotherhood leaders

Egypt's Court of Cassation, the country's top appeals court, on Thursday upheld a previous court ruling that sentenced the supreme guide of the outlawed...

Nearly half of Kenyans have cut household spending over COVID-19 distress

About 41.9 percent of Kenyan households have cut their budget in order to cope with COVID-19 related financial distress, says a government report released...

18 die in Zambia road accidents over long weekend

At least 18 people died while 20 others sustained serious injuries in road traffic accidents recorded during Zambia's long weekend, the police said on...

Kenyan police on high alert after foiling three al-Shabaab attacks in...

Kenyan police said Thursday they are on high alert after repulsing three al-Shabaab attacks in the country's regions bordering Somalia within a week. Rono Bunei,...

World Bank: Digitization crucial to reviving Uganda’s post-pandemic economy

The World Bank said in a report Wednesday that digital technologies are critical in reviving Uganda's economy, which has been hit hard by the...

Zimbabwe records 98 new COVID-19 cases as total hits 885

Zimbabwe registered 98 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the country's tally to 885. Of the total, 51 are citizens who returned from South...
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