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Coronavirus cases in the United States surpass the five-million mark

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Coronavirus cases in the United States have surpassed five million. According to the data collected and compiled by the John Hopkins University, a total of 5,045,564 cases had been reported as of […]

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Rwandans sent for overnight lectures for breaking Covid-19 rules

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Rwandans caught breaking curfew or not wearing face masks are sent into stadiums for night lectures on coronavirus. The nationwide night curfew starts at 9pm. Over 70,000 people have been accused of […]

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Coronavirus cases in Africa surpass the one-million mark

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The number of Covid-19 cases in Africa has passed the one-million mark. According to the data collected and compiled by the John Hopkins University, a total of 1,008,159 cases had been confirmed […]

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Premier League clubs vote against using five substitutes in the 2020-21 season

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Premier League clubs have voted against using five substitutes in the 2020/21 season. Teams will now make a maximum of three substitutions in the upcoming season. The rule of allowing five substitutions […]

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President Barrow of Gambia declares state of emergency

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Gambian President Adama Barrow on Wednesday declared a state of emergency following a rise in coronavirus cases. President Barrow also imposed a three-week 10pm to 5am nationwide curfew. Gambia’s borders and airspace […]

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Global coronavirus deaths exceed 700,000

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The global death toll from coronavirus has exceeded 700,000. According to data collected and compiled by the John Hopkins University, 700,714 people have succumbed to the deadly virus as of Wednesday at […]

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Strasbourg confirm 4 new Covid-19 cases

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Ligue 1 side Strasbourg have confirmed four new coronavirus cases with the 2020-21 season starting in less than three weeks. Strasbourg’s friendly against Reims on Saturday has been cancelled. Francois Pietra, Strasbourg’s […]

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Deportivo-Fuenlabrada game set for Wednesday, RFEF has announced

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The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has announced that Deportivo La Coruna’s postponed match against Fuenlabrada will take place on Wednesday. The final-day fixture in La Liga 2 was cancelled hours before […]

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Three Gambian cabinet ministers test positive for Covid-19

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Three ministers in The Gambia have tested positive for Covid-19, says the presidency. President Adama Barrow went into isolation last week after vice-president Isatou Touray tested positive for the deadly virus. The […]

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Coronavirus cases in South Africa surpass half a million

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Covid-19 cases in South Africa have surpassed the 500,000 mark, the health authorities have confirmed. According to the data collected and compiled by the John Hopkins University, a total of 503,290 Covid-19 […]

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Botswana reinstates lockdown in the capital Gaborone

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Botswana has placed Gaborone under lockdown for two weeks after new Covid-19 cases were reported. The order took effect on Thursday midnight. Leng’amon Kwape, Botswana’s health minister made the announcement on Thursday […]

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WHO warns African countries on easing coronavirus restrictions

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The World Health Organisation has warned African governments that easing coronavirus restrictions could lead to a resurgence. Countries like Morocco have reintroduced restrictions after resurgence of Covid-19 cases. The African governments have […]

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Uganda confirms second coronavirus death

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Uganda has confirmed its second death connected with coronavirus as the country continues to ease restrictions. The health authorities said the 80-year-old woman was from an informal settlement in the country’s capital, […]

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University of Nairobi to hold a virtual graduation ceremony in September

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The University of Nairobi will hold its 63rd graduation ceremony virtually on September 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement released on Friday, Prof Kiama, the institution’s VC said all […]

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2020-21 Premier League season to start on September 12

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The 2020-21 Premier League season will start on September 12 and conclude on May 23. The 2019-20 season will conclude on Sunday, July 26.  The 2019-20 season was suspended for three months […]

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South Africa closes schools as virus cases surge

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Schools in South Africa will close for four weeks as from Monday after a surge in Covid-19 cases in the country. Schools in South Africa reopened on July 6 for older students […]

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South Africa reports record single-day high of coronavirus deaths

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South Africa has announced a record day increase of 572 Covid-19 deaths. The new deaths were announced on Wednesday bringing the total number of coronavirus fatalities to 5,940. Almost half of the […]

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Niko Kovac ready to take Monaco back to the top of Ligue 1

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Niko Kovac is ready to take AS Monaco back to the top of Ligue 1 after struggles in the past campaigns. Kovac was appointed Monaco head coach earlier this week to replace […]

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Thousands of health workers in Ghana test positive for Covid-19

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A total of 2,065 health workers in Ghana have tested positive for Covid-19, says the Ghana Health Service. According to the Director-General Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, 6 of the health workers who had been […]

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Coronavirus: India passes 1Million cases as Brazil hits 2Million

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Coronavirus cases in India have surpassed the one million mark, making it the third country to do so. According to the data collected and compiled by the John Hopkins University, 1,003,832 coronavirus […]

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Nairobi County Assembly speaker Beatrice Elachi resigns

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Nairobi County Assembly speaker Beatrice Elachi has resigned with her deputy John kamangu taking over in acting capacity. Kamangu is the Member of County Assembly in Ruai. Elachi handed over her resignation […]

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Atletico reveal two positive coronavirus tests ahead of Champions League quarter-final clash

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Atletico Madrid have confirmed that two people have tested positive for coronavirus at the club ahead of their trip to Lisbon. All players and club staff were tested on Saturday. The La […]

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