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CAN responds to Bill Gates, says God’s mercies save Africa from COVID-19

The president of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr Samson Ayokunle, has said that though Africa lacks standard healthcare facilities and the technological wherewithal...

Bill Gates surprised at the low rate of COVID-19 infections, deaths in Africa

Bill Gates, a co-founder of Microsoft and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), has said he does not understand why coronavirus numbers have not...

COVID-19 death toll in Africa hits 383, as cases rise to 8,596 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are now 8,596 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Africa leasing to 383 deaths.

After 30 years, Sudan’s Omar Al-Bashir yielded to pressure, resigns from office

Omar Al-Bashir, a political hardliner and controversial leader of Sudan, has stepped down after 30 years in power, reports say Thursday.

President Biya sweeps 71% Cameroon’s votes for 7th term

The 85 years oldest Africa’s head of state, Cameroon's President Paul Biya has won a seventh term in office in the elections marred by low turnout and voter intimidation. Biya was re-elected with 71.3% of the vote, according to official results.

Cameroon locks down cities as Biya set to emerge President for 7th term

Cameroon’s two major cities, Douala and Yaoundé were tense on Sunday and riot police were on the streets as security forces try to prevent protests before the results of the country’s controversial presidential election are released.

INTERVIEWS: Innovation gaining momentum in Africa

Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais is an innovation influencer and Founder of African Innovation Foundation. McLean Sibanda is the CEO of The Innovation Hub South Africa...

Rwandan President accuses ICC of bias against Africa

Rwandan leader says The Hague-based court has failed to mete out justice in any other part of the world except Africa.
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COVID-19: Ebonyi takes tough measures, bans night clubs, drinking joints, others

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