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All African countries now with coronavirus as Lesotho confirms first case

LESOTHO, the last African country to be affected by coronavirus, on Wednesday announced it has detected its first case of COVID-19. The virus was detected...

COVID-19: Lockdown to cost Africa about $65.7 billion per month – ECA

ECONOMIC Commission for Africa (ECA) estimates that a full one-month lockdown across Africa would cost the continent about 2.5 per cent of its annual...

Coronavirus: More than 200 Cuban doctors due to arrive in South Africa

A TEAM of more than 200 Cuban health workers are set to arrive at the OR Tambo International Airport on Sunday. The medics left on...
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COVID-19: Ghana lifts lockdown with over 700 active cases

DESPITE  the extension of the border closure, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has however lifted the partial lockdown on some parts of the country. The...

Africa must be paid damages, liability compensation from China— Ezekwesili

THE  former minister  of Education and Activist Oby Ezekwesili has called on relevant authorities to demand a compensation from China to Africa for the...

No African country can afford debt repayment in 2020 — Oxfam

OXFAM, a confederation of 19 independent charitable organisations focused on the alleviation of global poverty, has called on the Group of Twenty (G20) leaders...
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Save the Children raises alarm over safety of African children as COVID-19 cases increase

AS the number of Covid-19 cases across Africa rises dramatically this week, healthcare systems that serve the most vulnerable and marginalised children and families...

TIMELINE: Nigeria records 1,300 percent increase of COVID-19 confirmed cases in one week

THE pandemic Coronavirus is fast spreading in Nigeria more than expected—the spread is unprecedented — the country has recorded over 1,300 percent increase of...

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SEC will be strengthened to reposition Nigeria’s capital market, says Finance Minister

THE Federal Government has said it would strengthen the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to reposition the Nigeria’s capital...

Police arrest two herders over Badagry killing

THE Lagos State Police Command has arrested two cattle herders for their alleged involvement in the killing of a...

Poynter offers refugee crisis, US Immigration reform webinar

Poynter is hosting a webinar with the theme: 'How Many, Which Ones? The Refugee Crisis and US Immigration Reform'. The...

Police arrest Gulak’s suspected killer in Imo

THE Imo State Police Command on Monday said it has arrested one of the suspected killers of Ahmed Gulak, an...

2023: Tinubu travels to France for ‘important meetings’

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu has travelled to France for undisclosed 'important meetings'. Tinubu, according to his...
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