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Three COVID-19 patients recovered, four new cases reported in Burundi

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Three COVID-19 patients have recovered from the pandemic and four suspected cases have tested positive to the novel coronavirus in Burundi, the country's health...
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Chinese enterprise to upgrade Mushindamo road

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A Chinese firm is mobilizing on-site in Northwestern province after the enterprise has been awarded a 22 million dollars (an equivalent of 400 million...
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Nigerians pay tribute to health workers amid COVID-19 outbreak

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by Olatunji Saliu "We will never forget your toil and the risk you are bearing during these very unusual times in our history" were the...
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South Africa reports highest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases

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South Africa on Saturday reported 385 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest daily surge since the country recorded its first...
Bus passengers sanitize their hands in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda, March 14, 2020. Rwanda on Saturday registered its first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the ministry of health said here. (Xinhua/Cyril Ndegeya)

Health survey shows no community transmission of COVID-19 in Rwanda

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Rwandan Health Minister Daniel Ngamije on Friday said a countrywide health survey shows that there is no community transmission in Rwanda, which was the...
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Nigerian governor orders swift probe into cause of building collapse

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Hope Uzodinma, governor of Imo in Nigeria's southeast, where an eight-storey building collapsed on Thursday, has called for a thorough investigation into the...
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UN says up to 29 million people in Africa at risk of extreme poverty...

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Nearly 29 million people in Africa might fall into extreme poverty due to the negative economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, an official at the...
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COVID-19 positive cases rise to 30 in Volta Region

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A total of 19 more persons in the Volta region have tested positive to the novel coronavirus disease, bringing the total number of cases...
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Korle Klottey Assembly commends Adabraka Market traders

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Nii Adjei Tawiah, the Municipal Chief Executive of the Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly, has commended traders at the Adabraka Market for adhering to all...
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Child Protection Committees rescue girls from child marriage

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The Community Child Protection Committees (CCPCs) have rescued 25 teenage girls from child marriage in the Sissala East Municipality, Sissala West and Wa...
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Governance is serious business – Movement

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The Concerned Voters Movement (CVM) on Saturday said governance is a serious business and involves problem solving, exactly what President Akufo-Addo is delivering to...
Cso Platform On Sdgs Supports Shelters

CSO Platform on SDGs supports 10 shelters

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The Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has presented assorted items to 10 shelters in Greater Accra and Greater...
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GFA will continue to engage stakeholders on the way forward – General Secretary

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Mr. Prosper Harrison Addo - General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has said the Executive Council will continue with their engagements with...
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StanChart commends COVID-19 frontline workers

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The Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited has commended the efforts and aspirations of all Ghanaian workers, particularly the COVID-19 frontline healthcare and essential workers,...
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Ghana’s COVID-19 cases climb to 2,169

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Ghana Health Service (GHS) announced 95 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 2,169 in the country. ...
Zheng Jinbiao, a member of the Chinese medical team assisting Equatorial Guinea checks eye sight of a local patient, March 21. Photo courtesy of the Chinese medical team assisting Equatorial Guinea

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 40,000 mark

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases across Africa rose from 39,018 from Friday afternoon to 40,746 cases as of Saturday, the Africa Center...
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Iran’s top security official condemns Germany’s blacklisting of Lebanese Hezbollah

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Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council strongly condemned Germany's recent measure to blacklist the Lebanese Hezbollah, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday. Ali Shamkhani...
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Russia tallies record 9,623 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs

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Russia has reported a daily record of 9,623 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 124,054...
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Giant panda cub born in zoo in The Netherlands

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A giant panda cub was born on Friday in the Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen in the Dutch province of Utrecht, the zoo announced on...
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11 paramilitary tribal fighter killed in IS attack in Iraq

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A total of eleven paramilitary tribal fighters were killed on Saturday in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in Salahudin province in north...
Patients infected with the novel coronavirus are seen at a makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 5, 2020. The makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in China's epidemic-hit Wuhan city began accepting patients Wednesday. The hospital can provide about 1,600 beds to infected patients. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

WHO maintains highest alarm over COVID-19, appreciates Wuhan people’s fighting efforts

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The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that the COVID-19 outbreak still constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), the WHO's...

‘COVID-19 should not make us lose significance of May Day’

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As the world celebrate May Day without the usual excitement because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Parliament has given thumbs up to frontline workers for...
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MOFA to support rice cultivation in Eastern Region

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) is to support the Eastern Region to intensify rice production to make Ghana self-sufficient in the staple...
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Parliament approves GHC288.6 million tax exemptions for health workers

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Parliament, before it rose on May Day, to resume possibly on May 19, approved a GHC288.6 million tax waiver for health workers to motivate...
Dprk Top Leader Kim Jong Un Cuts Tape For Factory Completion

DPRK top leader Kim Jong Un cuts tape for factory completion

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Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony of a phosphatic fertilizer factory on Friday,...
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DPRK’s official newspaper publishes new photos of Kim Jong Un

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An official newspaper of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Saturday published photos of its top leader Kim Jong Un, whose recent...
An Iranian policeman adjusts his mask on a street in Tehran, Iran, on March 7, 2020. The novel coronavirus has claimed 194 lives in Iran, the Ministry of Health and Medical Education announced Sunday. Kianush Jahanpur, head of Public Relations and Information Center of the ministry, said the total number of the confirmed cases now stands at 6,566, of whom 2,134 have recovered. Tehran records 1,805 cases of infection, the highest number among the country's provinces, followed by Qom with 685 cases and Mazandaran with 620 cases. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Iran’s COVID-19 deaths hit 6,156

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Iranian Health Ministry reported that 65 more people died from the novel coronavirus overnight, pushing the total to 6,156 as of Saturday, according to...
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Israel records 16,152 coronavirus cases, death toll at 227

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Israel's Ministry of Health reported 51 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total cases in the country to 16,152. The number...
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ITTF to suspend all events, activities up until end of July, restart in sight

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The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) announced on Saturday to extend the current suspension of all ITTF events and activities up until the end...
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Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, May 2

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The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at...