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Probe ordered into shooting of teenager in Kenya 2020-03-31 15:58:19In tonight's edition: Kenya's strict curfew is blamed for the death of a 13 year old boy. Ethiopia defers landmark August vote due to coronavir

Ethiopia postpones landmark August election due to coronavirus 2020-03-31 15:03:42Ethiopia has postponed its parliamentary election scheduled for August due to the coronavirus outbreak, the electoral board said on Tuesday, a move en

Could high HIV rates worsen the coronavirus crisis 2020-03-31 11:17:42The South African government is ramping up testing and preventative measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19, but high rates of HIV infection could p

Millions enter lockdown in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, as Africa 2020-03-31 02:09:10More than 20 million Nigerians on Monday went into lockdown in sub-Saharan Africa's biggest city Lagos and the capital Abuja, as the continent strugg

Coronavirus pandemic: 21-day nationwide lockdown begins in Zimbabwe 2020-03-30 16:08:04On tonight's programme: Zimbabwe follows neighbouring South Africa and imposes a 21-day lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus. We talk to our Ha

Nigeria imposes lockdown in cities of Lagos and 2020-03-29 15:19:40Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday ordered the "cessation of all movements" for two weeks in largest city Lagos and capital Abuja to st

Fears that coronavirus could ‘overwhelm’ war-torn Libya 2020-03-29 05:30:52Many observers are fearing the worst after the first coronavirus case was recorded in Libya on March 24, with two rival governments fighting to take c

Mali votes in long-delayed election amid coronavirus, security 2020-03-29 03:53:46Malians voted in a long-delayed parliamentary election on Sunday, barely a day after the country recorded its first coronavirus death and with the lea

Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts of 2020-03-28 16:24:32Police fired tear gas at a crowd of Kenyan ferry commuters as the country’s first day of a coronavirus curfew slid into chaos. Elsewhere, office

Guineans overwhelmingly vote to back controversial new constitution 2020-03-28 02:21:38Guinea has voted to back a contested new constitution, the country’s electoral body said Friday, in a blow to President Alpha Conde’s oppo

Coronavirus pandemic: South Africa three-week lockdown comes into 2020-03-27 17:02:36In tonight's bulletin, we continue to look at how the coronavirus is impacting the African continent. Our South Africa correspondent brings us the la

South Africa reports first coronavirus deaths as ‘unprecedented’ 2020-03-27 05:03:35South Africa on Friday reported its first COVID-19 deaths, just as the country joined other African nations in imposing strict curfews and shutdowns t

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South Africa: COVID-19 Turns Learning Into Costly Data New! 2020-04-02 08:41:41[New Frame] In a country with vastly unequal access to the internet, online learning will benefit only a few, while thousands may fall behind as the s

Kenya: COVID-19 - Kakamega County Halts All Mining New! 2020-04-02 08:24:10[Nation] Mining activities in Kakamega County have been banned to tame the spread of coronavirus in the region.

Kenya: Kenya's Year on Year Inflation Eases to New! 2020-04-02 08:24:00[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya's year on inflation in March fell to 6.06 percent, after revising its basket of goods to include mobile phone airtime and

Kenya: Isiolo Miraa Traders Protest After Kiosks Demolished New! 2020-04-02 08:23:51[Nation] Miraa traders in Isiolo town Thursday morning barricaded the Isiolo-Moyale highway protesting demolition of their kiosks by county officers.

Nigeria: Aganbi Marks 20 Years of Tech Broadcasting New! 2020-04-02 08:09:50[This Day] Don Pedro Aganbi, one of Nigeria's top information communication technology (ICT) broadcast journalist, is set to celebrate 20 years of re

Nigeria: COVID-19 - Jumia Implements Contactless Delivery, Cashless New! 2020-04-02 07:57:35[This Day] Jumia, an e-Commerce platform has announced the implementation of 'contactless' delivery for prepaid packages on the platform. The compan

Nigeria: Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 Raises N15.325 New! 2020-04-02 07:55:41[Daily Trust] The Private Sector Coalition Against COVID19, a special purposes vehicle created by the Central Bank of Nigeria to galvanize private sec

Zambia: Avoid Sabotage, Nkhuwa Warns Copperbelt Energy Corporation New! 2020-04-02 07:42:29[Times of Zambia] Uncertainty still surrounds the Bulk Power Supply Agreement between Zesco and the Copperbelt Energy Corporation after its expiry yes

Angola: Telecoms Firm Announces Services Normalization New! 2020-04-02 07:27:24[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Telecom announced, last Tuesday, the normalization of the internet and international calls services, traveling on the SAT-3/WA

Namibia: Skorpion Zinc to Retrench 537 Workers New! 2020-04-02 06:56:04[Namibian] Skorpion Zinc mine at Rosh Pinah in the //Kharas region has issued a notice of intention to retrench 537 permanent workers.

Nigeria: 2020 Wet Season Farmers Out of Govt's New! 2020-04-02 06:49:32[Daily Trust] As the 2020 farming commence, wet season farmers will not be part of the Federal Government's mechanisation programme.

Tanzania: Providing Stronger Support for Breastfeeding Mothers At New! 2020-04-02 06:45:47[Daily News] WHEN a larger percentage of women were stay-at-home mothers, breastfeeding was largely a hassle-free experience.

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