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Nigeria reverses decision to reopen schools

The Nigerian government has reversed its decision to reopen schools across the country. The Education Minister Adamu Adamu told reporters…

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Ivory Coast PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly dies after cabinet meeting

Ivory Coast’s PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly has died after falling ill at a ministerial meeting. The 61-year-old had been chosen…

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WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine trial for hospitalized patients

The World Health Organization (WHO) has halted a trial that employed the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients.…

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Ethiopia’s government shut down the entire country’s internet …

Ethiopia’s population of 102 million is undergoing a government-sanctioned internet blackout after a popular musician was assassinated on Monday night.…

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‘We are not guinea pigs,’ say South African anti-vaccine protesters

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Anti-vaccine protesters took to the streets in Johannesburg on Wednesday to voice their concern over Africa’s first…

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Malawi’s new leader makes first cabinet appointments

Malawi’s newly-elected President Lazarus Chakwera on Monday named a partial cabinet as he began his first day in office following…

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Zimbabwe halts stock trading, transfers to defend currency

Zimbabwe’s stock exchange suspended trading on Monday following a weekend government order that also forced mobile money transfer platforms to…

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Covid-19

Top Nigerian Judge Dies In Abuja Isolation Centre

The Chief Justice of Nigeria’s Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has died from Coronavirus complications. According to the Nigeria Centre for…

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As Zimbabwe’s Economy Crumbles, Mugabe’s Successor Courts Unrest

Zimbabweans celebrated in their tens of thousands when the military ousted Robert Mugabe and installed Emmerson Mnangagwa as president. Two-and-a-half…

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First vaccinations begin in Africa for COVID-19 trial

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa’s first participation in a COVID-19 vaccine trial started Wednesday as nervous volunteers received injections, while officials…

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Man defiles 3-yr-old daughter while wife was in the labour room

A 43-year-old man, Ikechukwu Ekenta, has been arrested for allegedly raping his three-year-old daughter in Anambra State.According to reports, the victim…

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Burundi president dies of ‘heart attack’ at 55

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza, aged 55, has died after suffering a cardiac arrest, the government says He was admitted to…

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