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Namibia temporarily suspends registration of identity documents amid rising COVID-19 infections

Namibia decided to suspend the registration of identity documents within the Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety, and Security, and the country at large...
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Ashanti Regional Health Directorate cautions public on rising coronavirus cases

The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate has admonished the public to continue observing the Covid-19 safety protocols following an upsurge in new cases in the...
A press conference on COVID-19 is held in Proteria, South Africa, March 9, 2020. South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Monday announced that four more South Africans have been tested positive for the COVID-19. (Xinhua)

Rising new COVID-19 cases in South Africa concerning

As COVID-19 cases began increasing in South Africa lately, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Monday said this rise was concerning. He said the third wave...
Photo taken on Sept. 6, 2020, at the special area for public health and epidemic prevention of the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services shows inactivated COVID-19 vaccines developed by China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm). (Photo by Weng Qiyu/People’s Daily Online)

Cambodian monks drum against rising Covid-19 cases

dpa/GNA - Cambodia on Thursday recorded two further Covid-19 deaths and 55 new infections as the government called on the influential Buddhist clergy...

Biden’s massive relief package poses risks to emerging markets

Emerging markets could become a casualty of the 1.9-trillion-U.S.-dollar COVID-19 relief bill passed by U.S. Congress on Wednesday, as rising U.S. bond yields are...
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Aurelia Dey drops new crisis anthem – the song “Rising” spreads a message of...

The afrobeats- and dancehall artist Aurelia Dey releases her new single “Rising” on february 26th with Rudeboy Records as the second single on her...
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Kenya’s rising political temperature reawaken memories of old skirmishes

Francis Mureithi, a business magnet in his locality recalls all too well when the main road leading to his home from the Nairobi's central...

Zimbabwe reports rising wheat production

Zimbabwean wheat farmers delivered 157,000 tonnes of wheat last year, more than double the 60,641 tonnes produced in 2019. The rise was...

Ghanaian teachers and students worry about rising COVID-19 cases

Many teachers and students in Ghana said on Monday that after several months of school closure due to COVID-19, it is good the government...

Namibia suspends non-urgent medical procedures amid rising COVID-19 cases

Namibia, reeling under a new wave of COVID-19 infections, has postponed all non-urgent medical procedures, Health Minister Kalumbi Shangula said Wednesday. The...
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UK PM unveils new restrictions to curb rising coronavirus infections

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced new restrictive measures to tackle a sharp rise in the country's coronavirus cases. "I...

Kenya urges regional cooperation against rising cross-border crime

Kenya on Friday called for regional alliances against rising cross-border crime. Fred Matiang'i, cabinet secretary at the Ministry of Interior, said...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks during the opening of the 33rd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by Michael Tewelde/Xinhua)

South African president promises not to let women down amid rising gender-based violence

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday promised not to let women down as gender-based violence claimed more lives of women in the country. ...
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13 year old Rising Boxing Super Star Awinongya Jr. Donates To Children Living With...

Young boxing rising super star, Joseph Awinongya Jr. on Friday September 4, 2020 was showered with heaps of praises and blessings from the chief...

South African MPs debate rising farm murders

South African Members of Parliament (MPs) on Tuesday started a heated debate on the issue of farm murders as the recent scourge of farm...
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Ireland gears up for reopening schools amid rising COVID-19 cases

by Zhang Qi The Irish government on Monday issued multi-lingual advice for parents of primary and secondary school students as part of...
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Zimbabwean government urges public to restrict movements amid rising COVID-19 cases

The Zimbabwean government on Monday called on the public to avoid unnecessary traveling, particularly in cities during peak hours to curb the spread of...
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Kenyan campaigners decry rising pension bill for lawmakers amid economic downturn

Kenyan public finance watchdogs on Saturday decried the proposed increase in pension for retired lawmakers, saying it could burden taxpayers amid COVID-19 related economic...

Experts warn of rising Lebanon-Israel tensions as Lebanese economy worsens under U.S. pressure

Lebanese experts have warned of the risk of rising tensions, or even a conflict, between Israel and Lebanon as the U.S. continues its economic...
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Rising Nigeria’s Debt Profile Worries CNPP

…Tasks Buhari Administration on More Transparency The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties has urged President Muhammadu Buhari administration to show responsibility by improving on...

Sierra Leone extends lockdown, curfew over rising COVID-19 cases

Sierra Leone has extended inter-district partial lockdown and curfew "till further notice", which takes effect on Sunday, the government has said. According...
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)

WHO urges global solidarity as rising COVID-19 infection keeps hitting economy

As the global tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed 1.5 million on Wednesday, several governments stepped up anti-epidemic measures, notably extended wide-scale lockdown, despite the...

With rising COVID-19 deaths, Europe becomes epicenter of pandemic

The chief of World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday in Geneva that Europe has now become the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, with more...
Local residents hold a vigil to express solidarity with China in the efforts to battle the novel coronavirus outbreak in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb. 1, 2020. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)

Governments, international organizations move to mitigate economic impact amid rising COVID-19 cases

As more confirmed cases of COVID-19 and fatalities from this contagious disease have been reported worldwide, many countries and international organizations are taking actions...

Number of registered vehicles in Germany keeps rising

The total number of registered vehicles in Germany increased to 65.8 million in 2019, around one million more compared to the previous year, the...
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South African president proclaims commencement of legislation against rising gender-based violence

President Cyril Ramaphosa has proclaimed the commencement of legislation that establishes dedicated sexual offences courts to combat rising gender-based violence, the Presidency said on...

Namibian psychologist blames poor economy for rising suicides

Namibia's economic crisis, lack of jobs and a crippling drought are increasing the risk of suicidal behavior, a psychologist warned on Monday. ...

Kenya reviews policy amid rising public debt

Kenya mulls re-examining its debt policy and borrowing framework in a bid to prudently manage its growing public debt that currently stands at 6...
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Teenage pregnancy and drug abuse rising in Bono East

Teenage pregnancy and drug abuse have been identified as major setbacks to adolescent development in the Bono East Region. ...
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World Bank lowers 2019 global growth forecast amid rising trade tensions

The World Bank on Tuesday lowered its global growth forecast for 2019 to 2.6 percent, citing growing trade tensions, among other factors, according to...