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Uganda police shoot 2 for violating movement ban

Ugandan police said on Friday that two men were in hospital after being shot for violating restrictions on transport in ...


Traffickers Shipping Thousands of Florida Turtles to Asia

Traffickers in Florida are shipping thousands of land and freshwater turtles from Florida to Asia.In China, land turtles have proved ...


Public distrust hampers Africa fight against virus misinformation

African nations fighting the novel coronavirus face a foe as stealthy and dangerous as the microbe itself: misinformation and apathy, ...


When children's real lives are part of maths lessons, it's easier to learn

The poor performance of many children in mathematics continues to absorb researchers around the world. Studies of the possible reasons ...


Africa

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Cosatu seeks PIC funds for coronavirus plan

South Africa's biggest labour-union federation and a key political ally of President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing the government to tap ...

Sundowns boss Mosimane heaps praise on coronavirus front-liners

Pitso Mosimane has thanked those on the 'front-line' in South Africa in fighting COVID-19, with a message to the nation.With ...

PSL: We can't give away the trophy

Premier Soccer League (PSL) senior manager Lux September says there is no easy solution to resolving the league if soccer ...

Ghana announces lockdown in two key regions

Ghana has announced a two-week lockdown in the country's two main regions from Monday to curb the spread of coronavirus.The ...

Motsepe family pledges R1 billion to the fight against coronavirus

The Motsepe family has pledged R1 billion towards the fight against coronavirus, in partnership with companies and organisations they are ...

American Civil Rights Leader Joseph Lowery Dies at 98

The Reverend Joseph Lowery, a key ally of Martin Luther King in the U.S. civil rights movement of the 1960s, ...

North Africa

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Ghana announces lockdown in two key regions

Ghana has announced a two-week lockdown in the country's two main regions from Monday to curb the spread of coronavirus.The ...

Media Watchdog: Algeria Arrests Independent Journalist

ALGIERS - An Algerian journalist was arrested on Friday, press freedom group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said, accusing the country's ...

Global Effort Under Way to Create African-Print Face Masks for Ghana

ACCRA - As cases of COVID-19 increase in Ghana and supplies of face masks dwindle globally, one NGO is collaborating ...

Morocco allocates cash for 100 000 coronavirus test kits

Morocco's economy ministry said on Friday it had allocated two billion dirhams ($201 million) to bolster medical equipment needed to ...

Nigeria struggles towards shutdown as virus fears grow

The normally bustling markets have thinned out and the notoriously clogged roads are eerily free: Lagos is lurching towards shutdown ...

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British prime minister diagnosed with Covid-19

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has contracted the novel coronavirus, according to a tweet he posted on ...


Spain's coronavirus death toll hits 3,434, overtakes China

Spain's coronavirus toll overtook that of China on Wednesday, rising to 3,434 after another 738 people died as Madrid announced ...


Teenager dies after being chased by police in PoK's Kotli

Kotli [PoK], Mar 28 (ANI): A teenager identified as Zeeshan Ayub, a resident of Gulhar area of Kotli town in ...


Pakistan gets medical aid from China to fight coronavirus

Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 28 (ANI): Pakistan on Friday received tonnes of medical aid, including protective gear and testing kits, from ...


COVID-19: Sindh Human Rights body concerned over prisoners

Karachi [Pakistan], Mar 28 (ANI): The Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has expressed grave concern over the status of prisoners ...


COVID-19 : Sindh Human Rights body expresses concern over prisoners

Karachi [Pakistan], Mar 28 (ANI): The Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has expressed grave concern over the status of prisoners ...


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