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Happy Africa Day To All Africans – #AfricaDay2020

  By Deborah Thomas Africa is one of the last great adventures, rich in nature, vast amount of natural resources, deserts, tropical rainforests, fertile grasslands, heaps...

Africa to roll out more than one million coronavirus tests

More than one million coronavirus tests will be rolled out starting next week in Africa to address the “big gap” in assessing the true...

New wave of locusts threatens millions in Africa

Weeks before the coronavirus spread through much of the world, parts of Africa were already threatened by another kind of plague – the biggest...

‘Complete collapse of economies’ ahead as Africa battles virus

Countries across Africa face a “complete collapse of economies and livelihoods” unless the spread of coronavirus can be controlled, a UN official has warned. More...

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...

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Global backlash after CNN reporter arrested live on air by US police

A US police force is facing global criticism after officers arrested a news crew live on air – with the UK’s Foreign Office saying...

Twitter hides Trump tweet for ‘glorifying violence’

Twitter has taken action against another of Donald Trump’s tweets, this time hiding one from view because it breaks site rules around glorifying violence. A...

Famous tourist sites remain closed as lockdown rules are eased

None of France’s three most famous tourist sites will reopen when the country lifts most of its remaining coronavirus lockdown restrictions next week. The Mona...

New Zealand close to virus eradication despite grim global figures

New Zealand has all but eradicated the coronavirus from its shores, with just one person in the nation of five million known to be...

Minneapolis police station torched amid George Floyd death protests

Demonstrators have torched a Minneapolis police station as three days of violent protests spread over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man...
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