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Uganda to begin easing coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday

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Uganda will ease restrictions as from Tuesday, with shops and restaurants reopening and private cars expected back on the roads. Each and every one is expected to wear face masks in public. […]

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Nigeria has ‘no money’ to import food, Says President Buhari

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Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari says that Nigerian farmers need to produce enough food for the country as the West African country has no money to import food. Nigeria is densely populated and […]

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Burundi: Evariste Ndayishimiye set to take over as president

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Burundi’s election commission has announced Evariste Ndayishimiye of CNDD-FDD party as the winner of last week’s presidential election, the Daily nation reports. Evariste Ndayishimiye won the election with 68.7% beating opposition rival […]

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Mauritius records first cases for a month

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Mauritius recorded two coronavirus cases on Sunday after 28 days without any new cases. The two patients are among the 149 Mauritians who were repatriated from India on May 9th on a […]

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Ghana ‘can’t be under restrictions forever’, Says President Nana Akufo-Addo

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Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has hinted at relaxing restrictions, citing the need for normalcy. He announced during an address on Eid celebrations on Sunday that he’s still making consultations after which hell […]

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Coronavirus: US deaths approach the 100,000 mark

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The death toll in the United States has risen by 638 in the past 24 hours to a total of almost 98,000, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. Early in […]

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Nigeria fines a British company for flouting flight ban

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Nigeria has fined a British aviation company Flairjet after its plane contravened a ban on commercial flights put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus. The Flairjet plane was held back […]

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Australia curve nearly flat for five weeks

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Australia has manage to sustain its coronavirus flat curve for more than a month. For five consecutive weeks, the growth rate of new coronavirus cases has been under 0.5%. Australia Health Minister […]

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Fiji airways lays off 51% of staff

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Fiji airways has laid off more than half of its staff as travel restrictions have cut the airlines revenue to ‘’virtually zero.’’ The 758 people were laid off on Monday amid the […]

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Restrictions to be relaxed in Barcelona and Madrid

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Spain will begin relaxing coronavirus restrictions in Barcelona and Madrid on Monday. The new rules will allow people to meet in groups of up to ten people and they must maintain social […]

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Russian nurse punished for wearing bra & panties only under a transparent PPE gown

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A Russian nurse has been suspended from the hospital she was working after she entered a male covid-19 ward wearing only bra and panties under a see-through personal protective equipment (PPE). The […]

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International Rescue Committee (IRC) warns of undetected virus outbreaks in Africa

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According to International Rescue Committee (IRC), African countries are at risk of having undiscovered coronavirus outbreaks due to low testing rates. South Africa, Mali, Chad and Nigeria are listed as having the […]

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Teachers in Zimbabwe threaten to strike if schools reopen

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Zimbabwean teachers have opposed reopening schools in phases saying safety measures are not yet in place to combat the spread of coronavirus. Sifiso Ndlovu, the teachers’ union chairperson, was quoted saying that […]

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Egyptian employees face 1% coronavirus pay cut

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The Egyptian government has announced a raft of financial measures to help pay for the economic damage caused by coronavirus pandemic to the country. Under the new draft law, the elderly will […]

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Colleges and sport to restart in Tanzania in June

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Tanzania president John Pombe Magufuli has announced that university students and final-year secondary students will return to class on 1st June. Sporting events will also resume in June following a hiatus caused […]

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Uganda’s coronavirus cases drop after revision

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Uganda health authorities have announced a downward revision of coronavirus cases following President Yoweri Museveni’s directive to erase all foreign lorry drivers from the tally. According to the World Health Organisation, Uganda […]

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A fifth of Kenyan households defaulted on their April rent, KNBS study reveals

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A study by Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) reveals that at least 21.5% of Kenyan households defaulted on their April rent. The study was published on Tuesday, 19th May. The study […]

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Burundi blocks social media on Election Day

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Burundi has blocked social media platforms as voters choose a leader to replace long-serving president Pierre Nkurunziza. BBC reports that Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp are not accessible. The only people who can […]

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Voting kicks off in Burundi

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Polling stations in Burundi were opened at 06:00 local time on Wednesday and about 5 million people are expected to participate. The elections are held amid the global coronavirus pandemic. Voters will […]

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Rwanda to use robots to screen patients

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Five humanoid robots, manufactured by a Belgium-based company have been delivered to Rwanda to help in the fight against coronavirus. The robots have been given Rwandese names – Akazuba, Ikizere, Mwiza, Ngabo […]

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Uganda to begin easing coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday

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Uganda will ease restrictions as from Tuesday, with shops and restaurants reopening and private cars expected back on the roads. Each and every one is expected to wear face masks in public. […]

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Ibrahimovic injured in Milan training session

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic suffered a potentially major injury in Milan training on Monday. Ibrahimovic hurt the lower part of his calf in a training match. The 38-year –old joined AC Milan as a […]

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