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Tributes pour in for Lebanon after deadly Beirut explosions

Countries around the world have been paying tribute to victims of two deadly blasts in Beirut on Tuesday and sending offers of assistance to...

Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa appoints VP Chiwenga as new health minister

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday appointed Vice President (VP) Constantino Chiwenga as new Minister of Health and Child Care. Chiwenga takes over former minister...

Libya reports 161 new COVID-19 cases

The National Center for Disease Control of Libya on Wednesday reported 161 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the national count to 4,224. In a statement earlier...

24,000 South African health workers contract COVID-19

At least 24,000 health workers in South Africa have contracted the coronavirus, 181 of whom have died since the pandemic hit the country in...

Sudan rejects Ethiopian proposal on filling GERD

Sudan on Tuesday announced its rejection of an Ethiopian proposal regarding the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), said Sudan's...

Rwanda courts to launch new electronic auctioning system to curb corruption

Rwanda is set to launch an electronic auctioning system in courts as it seeks to move to reduce corruption in the auctioning process of...

Tunisian official denies re-closing borders amid increasing COVID-19 cases

A health official in Tunisia on Tuesday denied the possibility of re-closing borders in spite of an increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the...

Algerian PM stresses preventive measures after reopening of mosques

Algerian Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad on Tuesday stressed the need to follow preventive measures against COVID-19 after the reopening of mosques in coming days,...

Gambian mayor tests positive for COVID-19,as health minister is quarantined

The mayor of Gambia’s biggest municipality has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement Tuesday. Talib Bensouda, 34, is currently receiving treatment, said the...

More than 6000 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast in 2020

6,848 illegal immigrants have been rescued and returned to Libya so far in 2020, this is according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) The...
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