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Thu, 04 Jun 2020 08:12:47 GMT
Africa: Over 87,000 Active COVID-19 Cases Across Continent, 424 Critical
[allAfrica] As of June 4, confirmed the COVID-19 case total from 55 African countries has reached 162,622. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 4,604 and recoveries 70,448.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 23:56:42 GMT
Africa: Ebola, Hydroxychloroquine, COVID-19 – WHO Tackles a World of Health Challenges
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Almost 50 responders from the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners arrived today in Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), along with 3600 doses of Ebola vaccine and 2000 cartridges for lab testing...

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:17:25 GMT
Nigeria: Four in 10 Nigerians Live in Poverty, but Inequality in South Africa is Higher
[CSEA] The recent National Bureau of Statistics ( NBS ) survey found that 40.1% -- 82.9 million -- Nigerians are living in poverty with the national poverty line estimated at ₦137,430 per year [PDF] .

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:54:46 GMT
Burundi: Can Newly-Elected President Ndayishimiye Deliver Change?
[African Arguments] Burundi's new president inherits an internationally isolated and internally fractured country.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:51:52 GMT
Guinea Bissau: President Returns Home After Treatment in France
[East African] Guinea Bissau President Umaro Sissoco Embaló arrived home on Tuesday after spending a week in Paris where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment.

Africa News

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 20:18:13 GMT
QUIZ: Can You Name These American Animals?
Just what the heck IS a prairie dog?

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:26:39 GMT
QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Education Level Based On The History You Know?
How well do YOU know the past?

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 20:07:15 GMT
Quiz: Can You Guess What Tool This Is?
It's hammer time!

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 00:52:18 GMT
Quiz: Can You Name These Biblical Figures?
Do you stand upon the Word of God?

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 20:38:12 GMT
Quiz: How Much World History Do You Know From The 1950s?
All the world history from the 1950s!

Africa News24

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:53:09 +0200 | WATCH | Protests flare in Africa as coronavirus lockdown patience wears thin
Demonstrators took to the street in several African countries this week, as residents grow angry over continued lockdown measures.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:37:02 +0200 | Six detained Zimbabwe opposition figures freed on bail: lawyers
Six Zimbabwe opposition party officials detained outside their headquarters were freed on bail after being charged with criminal nuisance and breaching regulations to curb the Covid-19 virus, lawyers said on Saturday.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:27:11 +0200 | 26 killed in central Mali
Twenty-six people were killed in an attack on a village in central Mali, officials said Saturday, in the latest violence to hit the West African nation.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 12:54:28 +0200 | Rebel group suspends participation in Central Africa peace pact
A key militia in the Central African Republic has said it is suspending its participation in a peace agreement signed by the government and rebel groups last year that has led to relative calm in the war-torn country.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 12:40:47 +0200 | French forces kill leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb
French forces have killed the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Algerian Abdelmalek Droukdel, in northern Mali, France's defence minister said.

Central Africa

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:54:46 GMT
Burundi: Can Newly-Elected President Ndayishimiye Deliver Change?
[African Arguments] Burundi's new president inherits an internationally isolated and internally fractured country.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:41:56 GMT
Cameroon: Govt Silent on Reports That Detained Journalist Died in Military Custody
[VOA] Journalists and activists in Cameroon are calling on the government to respond to media reports this week that the military has killed in detention journalist Samuel Wazizi. The military detained Wazizi about a year ago for allegedly supporting...

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 06:04:48 GMT
Rwanda: Lift Sanctions Against Sudan, Zimbabwe - Kagame
[New Times] President Paul Kagame has called for the review and consideration of sanctions against two African countries, Sudan and Zimbabwe, to support their ability to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 04:30:31 GMT
Rwanda: France Agrees to Extradite Genocide Suspect Kabuga to UN Court
[RFI] A French court has ordered Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga be handed over to a United Nations tribunal to face genocide charges for bankrolling and arming ethnic Hutu militias that killed 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in 1994.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:03:11 GMT
Angola: Criminal Investigation Service Seizes Over U.S.$670,000 in Fake Bank Notes
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -The Criminal Investigation Service (SIC), in the Cunene, presented, Wednesday, in Ondjiva, a network of counterfeiters of foreign currency, consisting of 11 national citizens, having in their possession fake USD 670,600.