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Coronavirus poses existential threat to Africa, says health expert

African is facing an “existential threat” as some countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April, a health expert...

Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts of Africa

Virus prevention measures have taken a violent turn in parts of Africa as countries impose lockdowns and curfews or seal off major cities. Police fired...

Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts of Africa

Virus prevention measures have taken a violent turn in parts of Africa as countries impose lockdowns and curfews or seal off major cities. Police fired...

Population of critically endangered African rhino ‘slowly increasing’

The number of critically endangered African rhinos is slowly increasing following “immense” conservation efforts, according to the latest figures. An update released by the International...

Africa sees ‘extremely rapid evolution’ of coronavirus pandemic

More African countries have closed their borders as the spread of coronavirus threatened to turn the continent of 1.3 billion people into an alarming...

Sudan’s PM survives ‘terror’ attack on motorcade in capital

Sudan’s prime minister said he survived a “terror attack” after an explosion and gunfire targeted his motorcade in the capital Khartoum. Abdalla Hamdok, a long-time...

Report details pilots’ struggles to control Boeing in Ethiopia crash

Software designed to stop an aerodynamic stall activated four times as Ethiopian Airlines pilots struggled to control their Boeing 737 Max 8 shortly before...

Emeli Sande: Women are suffering more from climate crisis

Emeli Sande has spoken about the impact the climate crisis had on her family in Zambia and said women are often disproportionately affected. The Scottish...

East Africa’s huge locust outbreak now spreads to Congo

A small group of desert locusts has entered Congo, marking the first time they have been seen in the Central African country since 1944...

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91– state media

Egyptian state TV has said the country’s former president Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, has died at the...

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1,500 ventilators a week to roll off UK production lines by May, say manufacturers

At least 1,500 ventilators a week could be rolling off British production lines by the end of the month to help in the fight...

Effectiveness of school closures in historic pandemics put under the microscope

New research has given some insight into the effectiveness of school closures during a pandemic, by studying behaviours during disease outbreaks of the past. A...

Coronavirus poses existential threat to Africa, says health expert

African is facing an “existential threat” as some countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April, a health expert...

Lineker criticises Tottenham for furloughing staff

Gary Lineker has criticised his former club Tottenham after the Premier League club’s announcement that they will furlough 550 members of their non-playing staff. Lineker,...

Atletico Madrid players take pay cut to help support club’s staff

Atletico Madrid players will help supplement the salary of 430 club employees after agreeing a wage deal. Boss Diego Simeone and members of the club’s...
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