Africa

South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers stand next to an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) in the Cape Flats area…
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Monday night that at least 10,000 field workers will be going door-to-door in the next few days to conduct mass screenings and testing for the virus
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Tue, 03/31/2020 - 09:46
A store assistant gives people hand sanitiser as shoppers stock up on groceries at a Makro Store ahead of a nationwide 21 day…
Social grants are being paid this week to the elderly, people who are disabled and children
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Tue, 03/31/2020 - 01:13
A few cars are pictured on a road, as authorities try to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Abuja, Nigeria, March 30, 2020.
Arrival of coronavirus testing kits donated by Chinese billionaire is expected to give officials a more accurate reading of coronavirus infections in Africa's most populous nation
Timothy Obiezu
Mon, 03/30/2020 - 16:48
Climate Change Drives Gender-Based Violence in Somaliland-Oxfam
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In times of increasing drought, women travel further to find water and other needs, raising the risk of sexual violence
Neha Wadekar
Mon, 03/30/2020 - 12:03
Men wearing protective masks walk down a deserted street on the first day of the 21-day nationwide lockdown aimed at limiting the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 30, 2020.
So far, there are only nine confirmed cases of the virus, and only one death
Columbus Mavhunga
Mon, 03/30/2020 - 11:55
Some people wear masks as they walk by the entrance to the Yaounde General Hospital in Yaounde, March 6, 2020 as Cameroon has confirmed its first case of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Police have begun arresting people who defy measures put in place to stop spread of coronavirus, which has so far has infected 139 people
Moki Edwin Kindzeka
Mon, 03/30/2020 - 11:11
Migrants are seen at the Anti-Illegal Immigration Agency in al-Nasr detention center in Zawiya, west of Tripoli, Libya April 26…
Thousands of African migrants are held in overcrowded facilities in Libya where diseases spread rapidly
Salem Solomon
Mon, 03/30/2020 - 04:24
A voter wearing a mask checks the voters role at a polling station during the parlimentary elections in Gao, Mali, on March 29,…
One coronavirus death reported, opposition leader abducted?
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Sun, 03/29/2020 - 07:28
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY REINNIER KAZE A photo taken on November 20, 2013 shows Imam Dalil Hayatou (L), leading the prayers at…
They say the government order defies God’s teachings
Moki Edwin Kindzeka
Sat, 03/28/2020 - 15:07
TOPSHOT - A South African policeman points his pump rifle to disperse a crowd of shoppers in Yeoville, Johannesburg, on March…
They say what happens to Africa has global consequences
Lisa Bryant
Sat, 03/28/2020 - 17:24
A woman stands outside a shop at the end of a night-long curfew ordered by Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta to slow the spread…
Economists fear eruption of violence in country possible if planned lockdowns are enforced
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Sat, 03/28/2020 - 04:01
A man wearing a face mask and a plastic raincoat is seen at a railway station of Wuhan on the first day of inbound train…
Some African students remain stuck in China, months after the coronavirus first gripped the country
Salem Solomon
Sat, 03/28/2020 - 03:52
TOPSHOT - An Algerian woman waves a national flag as she takes part in an anti-government demonstration in the capital Algiers…
Rights group says government using coronavirus as excuse to 'settle scores' with journalists
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 20:52
FILE - A lone motorcyclist is seen on an otherwise empty street in Khartoum , Sudan, March 24, 2020, as the Sudanese government ordered a nighttime curfew to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Country's health officials are worried as many people who were possibly exposed to the coronavirus are not cooperating with isolation efforts
Naba Mohiedeen
Sat, 03/28/2020 - 13:17
FILE - Tanzania's President John Magufuli addresses a news conference during his official visit to Nairobi, Kenya, Oct. 31, 2016.
John Magufuli claims coronavirus is 'satanic' and, as such, it can't survive in churches
Charles Kombe
Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:29