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Coronavirus: France 24 speaks to Africa's leading virologist 2020-03-26 16:49:32There are now over 3,000 cases of the coronavirus across Africa. Forty-six of the continent's 54 countries have the virus.  Eye on Africa has a

Malian opposition leader kidnapped ahead of general elections 2020-03-26 11:13:11Mali's government said on Thursday that leading opposition figure Soumaila Cisse had been kidnapped in the West African nation's volatile centre, ju

Mali on lockdown as first coronavirus cases reported, 2020-03-25 20:32:15Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced a nationwide night-time curfew on Wednesday to limit the spread of coronavirus, but said a parliamen

Number of coronavirus cases rising quickly across Africa 2020-03-25 17:24:35There are now more than 2,400 confirmed cases of the coronavirus across Africa, and there have been over 60 reported deaths. Many governments on

South Africa prepares to go into lockdown as 2020-03-25 06:22:48South Africa's coronavirus cases jumped again to 709, the health minister said Wednesday, as the country with the most cases in Africa prepared to go

DR Congo president imposes state of emergency to 2020-03-25 04:17:27The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo closed the country’s borders and imposed a state of emergency on Tuesday to contain the corona

Boko Haram kills almost 100 soldiers in seven-hour 2020-03-24 21:17:50Boko Haram jihadists have killed nearly 100 Chadian soldiers in a seven-hour attack on an island army base, in their deadliest assault yet on the coun

Coronavirus: Africa mourns Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango 2020-03-24 17:02:24Afro-jazz legend Manu Dibango passed away on Tuesday in a Parisian hospital after contracting COVID-19 at the age of 86. We look at how

Coronavirus: Authorities across Africa brace for pandemic 2020-03-24 07:15:59Authorities across Africa are bracing for the coronavirus pandemic to hit home. We take a closer look at the situation in South Africa, wher

Scores of Nigerian soldiers killed in jihadist ambush, 2020-03-24 07:06:49At least 70 Nigerian soldiers were killed in a jihadist ambush, military and security sources said Tuesday.

Coronavirus: curfews in Senegal and Ivory Coast, lockdown 2020-03-23 21:00:19South Africa's president on Monday said he was deploying the military onto the streets to help police enforce a nationwide lockdown, while Seneg

Several killed in Guinea as voters cast ballots 2020-03-22 10:49:25At least 10 people were killed in clashes Sunday between police and protesters, opposition activists said, as Guinea held a bitterly disputed referend

AllAfrica News: Economy,

Angola: Finance Gets Green-Light for 2020 State Budget 2020-03-27 13:32:55[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Finance is authorized to begin the process of reviewing the General State Budget (OGE) 2020, according to the final Co

South Africa: Eastern Cape Gets New App for 2020-03-27 13:17:16[Daily Maverick] A simple mobile app, originally designed to help older people to access services in some of South Africa's big townships, will now b

South Africa: A Diamond Is Forever - Anglo 2020-03-27 13:17:13[Daily Maverick] It seems a diamond is forever. Anglo American has detailed which of its operations will continue production during the 21-day lockdow

South Africa: Minister Gwede Mantashe Announces Adjustment of 2020-03-27 13:16:50[Govt of SA] Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mr Gwede Mantashe, announces adjustment of fuel prices effective from the 1st of April 2020

South Africa: Labour Implications On BCEA Leave Provision 2020-03-27 13:13:25[Govt of SA] South Africa will be under lockdown from midnight and this will force many employees to stay away from work. All employees in South Afric

Uganda: Covid-19 - 400,000 Jobs At Risk As 2020-03-27 13:05:25[Monitor] Coronavirus has brought the county's tourism and hotel industry sector to its knees. Tourist cancellations have reached 100 per cent due to

Uganda: Vendors Opt to Sleep in Markets, Walk 2020-03-27 13:05:15[Monitor] On a daily basis, Ms Jane (not real name) boards a taxi from Zirobwe Town in Luweero District to Nakasero Market in the heart of Kampala to

Uganda: Bank of Uganda Injects $200m to Shield 2020-03-27 13:00:32[Monitor] The Central Bank has in less than a fortnight injected about $200m (Shs780b) as it seeks to shield the shilling from depreciation.

Angola: Sonangol Reassures Gas and Fuel Supply 2020-03-27 11:20:18[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's State Oil Firm (Sonangol) reassured on Thursday the normal supply of gas and fuel all over the country saying there is no re

Angola: Covid-19 - Benguela Railway Suspends Passenger Trains 2020-03-27 11:10:34[ANGOP] Benguela -The Benguela Province Railway (CFB) suspended as from this Friday the passenger trains circulation in the route Lobito (Benguela) -

Namibia: A Day of Chaos At the Hosea 2020-03-27 11:08:40[Namibian] "There were no precautionary measures at the airport".

Namibia: MTC Avails N$1 Million to Help Combat 2020-03-27 10:30:23[Namibia Economist] Mobile Telecommunications Company, MTC, recently announced an aggressive response strategy to help fight Corona Virus.

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