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Day: March 28, 2020

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Cameroonian Muslims Defy Coronavirus Prayer Restrictions

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Muslims in Cameroon have defied and are protesting government restrictions on prayer attendance at mosques, imposed to reduce the spread of COVID-19, which has so far been confirmed in 92 people in less than a month. The…

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Experts: African Economies Need Massive Support to Weather Coronavirus

A number of African economies are among the world’s fastest growing in recent years. However, analysts fear COVID-19, which was slow to arrive on the continent, will end that. The U.N. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) estimates the coronavirus has…

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Two Al-Shabaab militants killed in a joint operation in Bay region

Mogadishu(SONNA)- On the evening of 27 March 2020. The Federal Government of Somalia in coordination with the Federal Member States and its U.S. partners conducted an air strike against al-Shabaab militants near the town of Bula Fullay, Somalia. Two (2)…

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COVID-19 Likely to Exact a Heavy Toll Among the Malnourished, Sick, and Poor in Africa

The Continent’s Relatively Young Population Is Likely to Be a Mitigating Factor, but Constrained Health Systems and a High Incidence of Malnutrition and Such Conditions as HIV and Tuberculosis Will Magnify the Impact NAIROBI, Kenya, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa will probably look different from what has […]