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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:42
[News24Wire] South Africa has completed its first day in national lockdown and it was a day full of firsts.
All Africa, All the Time.
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:41
[Ghana Govt.] 1.  President Akufo-Addo has announced that effective Monday, 30th March, 2020 at 1 am under the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012), there will be restrictions on movement of persons in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA, which include Awutu Senya East ), and the...
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:21
Anglo American will keep most of its major South African mines running, after it secured exemptions to a government decree shuttering businesses across the country trib.al/iLPSvvr
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:18
These are the skills this African recruitment agency is finding most in-demand in the era… bit.ly/2QQlPTT
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:07
Zimbabwe’s government, which banned use of the dollar nine months ago, has restored its peg to the currency trib.al/DsissqZ
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:02
For five years now, the Beethoven Foundation for Art and Culture in Germany has been organizing "Sonotopia", an international artistic residence in three countries that revolves mainly around the sound identity of a city’s every day sounds and how they are perceived by the listeners.
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 09:01

Kenya’s government is implementing drastic measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, although the country has only 31 confirmed cases of infection.

A curfew from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. was enforced Friday, and all international flights have been suspended.

Economists have warned...

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 08:54
So little promised, so much needed - Next Africa - Africa's coronavirus stimulus shortfall trib.al/QUXtxkL
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 08:53
Although Kenya and Tanzania have not closed their borders to contain the spread of the , business at their common Namanga border point has almost grind to a halt as both countries...
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 08:53
Kenya goes into dusk-to-dawn curfew as contact tracing expands to 1,000 bit.ly/39oQYEn...
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 08:50
South Africa to tap mobile phone data to predict next areas likely to see coronavirus spikes trib.al/1CDeLRL
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 08:47

Michael Girma wants to go home.

The 25-year-old student misses his sister and brother. He misses his mother, and his friends 5,000 miles away.

Since late January, Girma has been trapped in Wuhan, China, the original epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Girma studies electrical...

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 08:33
The African Development Bank said it issued the world’s biggest social bond yet by selling $3 billion of notes to fight the impact of the coronavirus on the continent trib.al/iTueC2f
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 08:24
Should you wear a face mask? Can you catch the virus from your dog? Put your knowledge of the coronavirus to the test trib.al/9EN7pmv via
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 08:23
Virus curbs make African travel harder by the day trib.al/GwoAARN
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 08:23
African currencies including the cedi and kwacha are hurt by the global pandemic—but may be set for even more pain trib.al/ulzO04L
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 08:11

Jeff Kao is a ProPublica reporter who analyzed thousands of fake and hijacked Twitter accounts to see how China spreads propaganda online.

He told VOA Mandarin he...

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 07:53
In your copy this week
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 07:53
Chaos, teargas as Kenyans rush home to beat curfew bit.ly/2UoCBMd ...
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 07:53
Rwandan military officers look to EACJ to quash sentences. bit.ly/2WQNzMe
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