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Malawi cancels Independence Day celebrations due to coronavirus

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New Malawi president Lazarus Chakwera has announced the cancellation of Independence Day celebrations due to coronavirus pandemic. In a televised address, Mr Chakwera said the celebrations would risk the spread of the […]

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Ghana’s president working from isolation

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Ghana’s president Nana Akufo-Addo is working from isolation after he went on a two-week quarantine as a precautionary measure after a member of his close circle tested positive for Covid-19. However, it […]

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Spain imposes lockdown in Galicia and Catalonia after rise in Covid-19 cases

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Authorities in Spain have imposed a lockdown in Galicia, north-west region, after a rise in coronavirus cases. Same restrictions were imposed in Catalonia on Saturday. Only those working will be allowed to […]

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Somalia resumes domestic flights

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Somalia’s cabinet has approved the resumption of local flights from Sunday, with one passenger flight to and from regional states, the BBC reports. Aviation minister Mohammed Abdullahi Oomaar told the BBC that […]

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Sex workers in Germany take to the streets demanding brothels to be allowed to reopen

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Dozens of sex workers have protested in Berlin, demanding that brothels be allowed to reopen.     The group demonstrated outside Germany’s Federal council wearing face masks and holding sex dolls.   […]

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Doctors’ strike leaves Sierra Leone coronavirus patients without care

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Doctors in Sierra Leone have gone on strike leaving Covid-19 patients at main treatment centres without care. The doctors downed their tools on Thursday leaving the patients stranded. The doctors say that […]

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Gabon bars European travelers in reciprocal move

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Gabon has stopped issuing visas to European travelers after its citizens were included in the European Union ban list. The foreign affairs ministry says it applied ‘’the principle of reciprocity’’. The nationals […]

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Kenya embraces digital court system

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Kenya has introduced an electronic court filing system that will allow filing of cases virtually. Through this system, prosecutors, lawyers and litigants will file cases and serve court papers to defendants from […]

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Somalia election body wants elections postponed

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Somalia’s election commission wants parliamentary and presidential elections postponed to August next year. Halima Ibrahim, the chairperson of the commission says that a number of issues have disrupted the commission’s work. Lack […]

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5 ministers sacked in Guinea-Bissau

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Guinea Bissau president Umaro Sissoco Embalo has axed five government ministers, the BBC reports. The ministers for energy, defence, agriculture, economy and interior were all dismissed in a decree on Sunday. Mr […]

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Ghana extends tax waiver for health workers

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Ghana’s president Nana Akufo-Addo has announced a three-month extension incentive package for healthcare workers, the BBC reports. The health workers will not pay income tax for July, August and September. They will […]

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Coronavirus: Global virus cases hits 10 million

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More than 10 million coronavirus cases have been confirmed globally with the virus claiming over 500,000 lives according to data compiled by the John Hopkins University. Half of the global cases have […]

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Lazarus Chakwera sworn in as Malawi president after historic win

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Lazarus Chakwera has been sworn in as president of Malawi after winning election re-run, the BBC reports. He defeated incumbent Peter Mutharika with 58.57% of the votes in Tuesday’s poll. Mr Mutharika […]

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Rwanda reinstates lockdown in parts of Kigali as virus cases rise

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Rwandan authorities have imposed a lockdown in parts of the capital, Kigali after a rise in coronavirus cases. The interior ministry issued a statement directing the people of Gikondo Hill in Kicukiro […]

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Senegal reopens schools with strict guidelines

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Senegal has allowed final year students who are waiting to sit for national exams to return to class. However, they’ll have to adhere to strict guidelines that include maintaining social distance, wearing […]

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114-year-old Ethiopian recovers from Covid-19

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A 114-year-old man has recovered from coronavirus in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, the BBC reports. Dr Yared Agidew, who runs the hospital in the capital, Addis Ababa, where the patient was being treated, […]

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Coronavirus: Qantas to lay off 6,000 workers

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Qantas will lay off 6,000 workers as part of its plan to survive the coronavirus pandemic, the airline says. The cuts equate about a fifth of the airline’s workforce prior to the […]

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Senegalese president goes into quarantine

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Senegal’s president Macky Sall has self-isolated himself after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19. His office confirmed in a televised statement that tests carried out show that the […]

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Bobi Wine insists he’ll hold rallies despite ban by electoral commission

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Ugandan opposition MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has said that he will hold campaign rallies despite a ban by the electoral commission. Bobi Wine says that President Yoweri Museveni […]

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More than 180 pupils test positive at Eastern Cape Province in South Africa

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Health authorities in South Africa are struggling to contain a coronavirus outbreak at a school in Eastern Cape Province after about 180 pupils tested positive. Makaula Senior Secondary School was closed on […]

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Some of the extreme secrets hidden by Pogba revealed by Mathias

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Paul Pogba’s brother Mathias promised the public to reveal extreme secrets of his brother. Mathias was charged for extortion in a case he was involved in blackmailing the former Manchester United midfielder […]

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UNITED STATES NAVY: Advanced US warships spread fear in Asia

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United States staged their advanced warships in the Western Pacific a move that could spread fear in East Asia and especially their rivals China. In reports, the stealth ships will be accompanied […]

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