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Over 200 inmates escape, 3 killed in prison break in northeastern Uganda

A total of 219 inmates have escaped from a prison in Uganda's northeastern district of Moroto, a prison spokesperson said here Thursday. ...
Workers wearing face masks work at a restaurant in Baghdad, Iraq on Aug. 19, 2020. Night life has been resuming in Baghdad since Aug. 16, when the Iraqi Higher Committee for Health and National Safety cancelled the weekly three-day full curfew to replace them with partial curfew every week and reduced the partial curfew hours to be from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. (Xinhua)

Easing of anti-COVID-19 restrictions in Iraq prompts concerns as total nationwide infections exceed 200,000

Concerns are rising over the recent decisions of Iraqi health authorities to ease some anti-COVID-19 restrictions and the public's non-compliance to health instructions as...
Citizens line up outside a supermarket in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 2, 2020. The spread of COVID-19 continued unabated in South Africa on Thursday, with 82 new cases reported, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said.

South Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 200,000

South Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases have breached the 200,000 mark, recording a cumulative total of 205,721, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced late Monday night. ...

About 200,000 farmers to benefit PFJs in Upper East Region

About 200,000 farmers in the Upper East Region would be enrolled unto the government’s flagship programme, Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJs) this year,...
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Ghana FA to receive US$185,200 grant from CAF amid Coronavirus crisis

The Ghana Football Association is set to receive a US$ 185,200 grant from the Confederation of African Football to help ease the financial challenges...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Africa’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses 3,200 as total cases exceed 107,000

The number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases across Africa rose from 103,933 on Saturday morning to 107,412 as of Sunday morning, the Africa Center...
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COVID-19 cases in Cape Verde surpass 200, with 27 new cases

Cape Verde on Thursday reported 27 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Praia, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to...
Bighome Palliatives

CSR: Bighomes uplifts 200 vulnerable households with food items, cash in Abuja

As Nigeria continues to combat COVID-19 pandemic, a real estate firm in the country, Bighomes, has distributed  palliatives and relief funds to about 200...

More than 200,000 businesses to benefit from GHC600 million stimulus package

More than 200,000 Micro, small and medium Enterprises are expected to benefit from the GHC600 million COVID-19 Alleviation Programme (CAP) Business Support Scheme. Mrs Kosi...

Government to construct 200,000-capacity warehouse

Government is constructing 80 warehouses with the capacity to store up to 80,000 metric tonnes (MT) of food items, as part of deliberate steps...
BRICS Xiamen Summit

Global COVID-19 death toll tops 200,000 as BRICS agrees to enhance collaboration

The global death toll from COVID had surpassed 200,000 as of Tuesday, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO COVID-19...
People walk near the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, March 8, 2020. A total of 6,387 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Italy since the epidemic first broke out here over two weeks ago, the Civil Protection Department said Sunday. In addition, 366 people have died and 622 recovered, Civil Protection Department Chief Angelo Borrelli told reporters at a televised press conference. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)

Death toll surpasses 200,000 globally

The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - NEW YORK --...
Migrants are rescued by the Libyan Coast Guard in Tripoli, Libya, Nov. 29, 2019. The Libyan Coast Guard on Friday rescued more than 200 migrants off the country's western coast, the International Organization for Migration in Libya (IOM Libya) said. Libya has become a preferred departure point for migrants hoping to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe due to the insecurity and chaos in the North African country following the 2011 uprising that toppled former leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

More than 200 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast – IOM

More than 200 illegal immigrants were rescued off the Libyan coast on Thursday, said the International Organization for Migration (IOM). "200+ migrants...

Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in DR Congo exceeds 200

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) registered a total of 207 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday, up 24 from the previous day, according...

Senegal reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, total nearing 200

The Senegalese ministry of health on Wednesday reported 15 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country's total confirmed cases to 190. The...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

U.S. becomes first country with more than 200,000 COVID-19 cases

The United States became the first nation with more than 200,000 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, according to a new tally from Johns Hopkins University. As...
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COVID-19 cases top 200,000 in Europe as daily numbers rebound in Italy

The coronavirus continued to sweep across Europe, with the combined number of confirmed cases on the continent exceeding 200,000 as of Tuesday evening, accounting...
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China’s Hainan donates 200,000 pieces of medical masks to Japan, South Korea

Southern China’s province of Hainan recently donated 200,000 pieces of medical masks to Japan and South Korea. The masks departed from Hainan’s capital Haikou...
The novel coronavirus has killed at least 2,249 people and infected more than 76,700 globally

Global caseload of COVID-19 pandemic exceeds 200,000

The tally of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 pandemic has crossed the threshold of 200,000, reaching 201,530, according to the latest statistics of the...

Polio immunization of more than 200,000 children in Ashanti begins

The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate has started the immunization of more than 200,000 children below the age of...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu announces plans to build 5,200 settlement homes in East Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that he was promoting the building of some 5,200 new Jewish homes in highly sensitive areas...
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Over 200,000 people displaced in Mali due to increased violence

A United Nations spokesman said Tuesday that the humanitarian situation in Mali continues to deteriorate due to increased violence, and over 200,000 people are...
H7N9 avian flu

U.S. CDC estimates 8,200 deaths associated with flu this winter

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has estimated that there have been at least 15 million influenza illnesses, 140,000 hospitalizations and...
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More than 200 migrants voluntarily deported from Libya in January

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday said it voluntarily deported more than 200 migrants from Libya to their countries of origin so...
Media workers leave the Media, Observer and Election Results Centre of Zanzibar Electoral Commission in Zanzibar, Tanzania, on Oct. 28, 2015. Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago Zanzibar on Wednesday has cancelled results of its just-held general elections, according to Zanzibar Electoral Commission. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

Tanzania’s Zanzibar to register over 200,000 new voters

Tanzania's Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) said on Sunday it was expecting to register 204,752 new voters when fresh registration begins on December 18. ...

200 students benefit from GNPC Scholarship

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has awarded scholarships to 200 Ghanaian students (170 undergraduates and 30 post graduates) to study medicine in Cuban. ...

Over 200 Amasaman Residents Screened

More than 200 people in Amasaman, in the Ga West Municipality, have benefitted from a free health screening exercise aimed at complementing government’s efforts...
Ghana National Petroleum Corporation’ (GNPC)

GNPC denies buying 200, 000 acre land at US$8.5 million

state run oil company the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has denied it had bought a 200,000 acres of land at 8.5 million US...
Rehabillation Water

Over 200,000 Ghanaians Will Benefit from Peri-Urban and Rural Water Supply

Cabinet has approved the implementation of peri-urban and rural water supply project in 450 locations in Volta, Eastern, Greater Accra and Ashanti regions. The water...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo exchanging greetings with Dagbon Chiefs

Nearly 200 Dagbon Leaders Educated on Non-violence

Two hundred leaders, made up of 100 men and 100 women have been educated on non-violence in a workshop organised by the Northern Region...