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6,00,000 people succumb to COVID-19 globally

While the U.S. leads global infections, South Africa now ranks as the fifth worst-hit country in the pandemic with 350,879 cases

19 Jul 2020 12:39 PM

South Africa surpasses UK in confirmed coronavirus cases

South Africa now has world’s eighth-highest number of cases, which represents nearly half of all the confirmed cases on African continent

15 Jul 2020 12:13 PM

Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies in South Africa

Zindzi is the youngest daughter of S.Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela, and was ambassador to Denmark at the time of her death

13 Jul 2020 1:55 PM

Another #MeToo wave sweeps up Egypt amidst a pandemic

Sexual assault is deep-seated problems in Egypt, where victims must also fight a culture that ties female chastity to family reputation

13 Jul 2020 1:22 PM

Ten million kids 'may never return to school' after virus

'For the first time in human history, an entire generation of children globally have had their education disrupted,' UNESCO report says

13 Jul 2020 10:43 AM

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1,500 Indians stranded in South Africa to be repatriated today

The Indian government has arranged three Vande Bharat mission flights from South Africa, repatriating thousands

11 Jul 2020 12:11 PM

Most adults infected with COVID-19 in South Africa are asymptomatic cases

Majority of COVID-19 infections are going unnoticed, but enrolment process for vaccine trials has shown that far more people are infected

11 Jul 2020 8:51 AM

Oxygen already runs low as COVID-19 surges in South Africa

South Africa, Africa’s most developed country, is a new global hot spot with 238,339 cases overall

10 Jul 2020 4:06 PM

Burkina Faso's volunteer fighters are no match for jihadists

In an attempt to bolster the army that failed to contain jihadist violence, the government passed a law to arm civilians in January

09 Jul 2020 2:03 PM

Pop star's murder reveals political rifts in Ethiopia

More than 80 people have been killed in unrest in Ethiopia after the popular singer Hachalu Hundessa was shot dead this week

05 Jul 2020 2:20 PM

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There is no food to take these HIV meds with, say sex workers

Studies have shown that food insecurity is a barrier to taking the drugs daily and can decrease their efficacy

04 Jul 2020 4:27 PM

South Africa reports another record daily of confirmed virus cases

The African continent overall has more than 433,000 confirmed virus cases, while South Africa alone has 2,900 casualties due to virus

04 Jul 2020 1:23 PM

Once taken away from their African mothers, these women now demand justice

Thousands of biracial children were taken away and raised in state institutions to ensure separation between races during colonial times

01 Jul 2020 4:16 PM

50 dead in Ethiopia protests over death of popular singer

The dead included protesters and members of the security forces, and some businesses had also been set on fire

01 Jul 2020 3:30 PM

Poor, war-torn countries are the worst affected in this pandemic

While COVID-19 overwhelms the wealthiest nations, one could imagine its effects on countries that were struggling even without a pandemic

29 Jun 2020 4:01 PM

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Morocco rejects Amnesty’s allegations on spying on journalist

A report by Amnesty alleges that authorities had snooped on journalist Omar Radi using Israeli-made technology

27 Jun 2020 4:00 PM

Who hasn't heard of COVID-19 by now? More than you think

UN says scores of migrants arriving in Somalia every day are unaware of the pandemic that's wreaking havoc all over the world

25 Jun 2020 2:54 PM

Worst of COVID-19 is yet to come in South Africa: Top scientist

The infections and deaths in the country have doubled in the past fortnight after lockdown introduced three months ago were further eased

24 Jun 2020 9:46 AM

Morocco reports highest number of daily coronavirus cases

Local media reported the source of the outbreak was a strawberry packing plant in the town of Kenitra

20 Jun 2020 12:45 PM

Honduran president infected with coronavirus

His wife, the first lady, and two aides are all being treated after testing positive for the virus

17 Jun 2020 12:04 PM

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