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South Africa’s cases leap again as 3-week lockdown looms

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s coronavirus cases leapt again to 554 on Tuesday, the most of any country in...

Ethiopia’s Abiy seeks $150bn for African virus response

Addis Ababa (AFP) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday urged G20 leaders to help Africa cope with the coronavirus crisis by...

South Africa’s cases leap again as 3-week lockdown looms

JOHANNESBURG -- South Africa's coronavirus cases leapt again to 554 on...

Prominent 30-year-old Zimbabwe broadcaster dies of coronavirus

Zororo Makamba was one of the two people who tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday. He was admitted to hospital in the capital...

Guinea votes in contested referendum

Guinea held a contested referendum on Sunday, widely seen as president Alpha Conde’s attempt to...

Iran Urges Tunisia’s Action in UNSC against US Sanctions

In a telephone conversation with Tunisia’s new president on Monday evening, President Rouhani congratulated Kais Saied on his election and on Tunisia’s National...

Egypt’s el-Sisi says handling coronavirus crisis ‘transparently’ | Egypt News

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said his government is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic with "full transparency" and denied allegations the infection rate...

Coronavirus: South Africa Records Highest One-day Increase

South Africa has stepped up travel bans as the coronavirus continued to spread at an alarming pace and the country confirmed its first instances of...

Africa cases above 1,000; Nigeria bars international flights

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO -- Lockdowns have begun in Africa as...

Trump halts most traffic on U.S. border with Mexico over coronavirus

The U.S. and Mexico have agreed to restrict all nonessential travel across their shared border in an effort to slow the spread...

Lessons from Nigeria in Responding to Coronavirus — Global Issues

Opinion by Ifeanyi Nsofor (abuja)Friday, March 20, 2020Inter Press ServiceABUJA, Mar 20 (IPS) - Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor is a medical doctor, the...

Germany, Wilsonianism, and the Return of Realpolitik

“The idea of the ‘great power competition’ is not only influencing the strategy papers of today – it is also shaping a new...

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Covid-19: Former Pakistani cricketer salutes doctors, medical staff – News

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Leading by example: Sheikh Mohammed stays home during sterilisation weekend – News

A picture of him being in self-quarantine was shared by his daughter on her Instagram account. ...

New York may be weeks away from reaching a peak in coronavirus cases. Now other states are preparing for a surge

More than a third of the country's cases are in New York -- which has been in a partial lockdown for a week...