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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 12:14
Ghana has announced a two-week lockdown in the country's two main regions starting Monday to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 12:12
Moody’s Downgrades South Africa To Junk bit.ly/2JmMQdu
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 11:49
This week's editorial cartoon by ...
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 11:04
EAC health ministers unveil action plan to contain spread bit.ly/2xvdrlY...
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:53
The third and final extract from William Pike’s book 'Combatants' reveals the extent of the killings in the Luwero Triangle in the early 1980s. bit.ly/2JnklMY
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:18
WATCH: Access Bank: CBN suspends forex sales to BDCs over bit.ly/2Um5vML
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:07
[Premium Times] An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.
All Africa, All the Time.
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:07
[Vanguard] At least 100 residential buildings, school, churches were reportedly destroyed by an explosion Akure, the Ondo State capital, Saturday morning.
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:03
[Nation] We are in the midst of a plague of biblical proportions, and the government is hardly in a position to mitigate most of its ill effects.
All Africa, All the Time.
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:03
[Nation] Hundreds of Kisumu residents braved a heavy downpour on Friday evening as they rushed home to beat the nationwide curfew that kicked off Friday 7pm.
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:01
[Nation] Cities across the county sprung back to life Saturday morning after the first night of curfew.
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:00

Swipe at lawmakers as judge says only ‘undemocratic and authoritarian regimes’ seek to ban peaceful protests

Government opponents and human rights activists have welcomed a decision by Uganda’s constitutional court to overturn legislation that gave police “supernatural powers” to stop...

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:00
[Capital FM] Nairobi -It all started with cries of women and children choking from teargas lobbed on them by police officers a few meters from Likoni ferry where they were queuing to cross over to the mainland.
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:57
[Daily Trust] Lagos -The President of Directors' Guild of Nigeria (DGN), Olorogun Fred Amata has said that the Nigerian film industry is lagging behind its competitors in South Africa and North Africa because the industry is bedevilled with several problems including, piracy, lack of structures,...
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:54
[Daily Maverick] Fifty-five people were arrested on the first day of SA's COVID-19 lockdown as the number of confirmed cases jumped to 1,170. South African authorities on Friday also confirmed its first death due to the virus. After erroneously stating two had died, they later amended this to one...
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:53
Burundi has suspended all commercial flights at the Melchior Ndadaye international airport in Bujumbura. However weddings, meeting and conferences, and entertainment and socialisation are still going on. bit.ly/3avZhjm
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:53
Tanzania has adopted a wait-and-see approach to the coronavirus pandemic, as neighbouring countries impose partial or near-total lockdowns and introduce stimulus measures to cushion their economies. bit.ly/2UpH2GH
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:53
Tanzania tourism’s 45 days of no-activity bit.ly/2JmAXEo
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:52

The Reverend Joseph Lowery, a key ally of Martin Luther King in the U.S. civil rights movement of the 1960s, died late on Friday at the age of 98, his family said in a statement.

“Our beloved, Rev. Dr. Joseph Echols Lowery, made his transition peacefully at home at 10 p.m., Friday, March...

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:46
[Daily Trust] Lagos -Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi said from its "mathematical modeling" the state may see up to 39, 000 COVID-19 cases in a worst-case scenario.
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