Coronavirus: South Africa deploys 70,000 troops to enforce lockdown

More than 70,000 extra troops will be deployed in South Africa to help enforce a lockdown intended to stop the spread of coronavirus, President...

Coronavirus: Buhari asks Nigeria’s chief judge to free prisoners

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the chief judge to free prison inmates who have been awaiting trial for six years or more to...

Global hunger could double due to coronavirus pandemic: UN

The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, according to the...

Coronavirus: Why lockdowns may not be the answer in Africa

Many African countries have introduced lockdowns in order to halt the spread of coronavirus, but, as Alex de Waal and Paul Richards argue, ordinary...

New York Man Uses Dating Flyers to Find “Germ-Free Girlfriend”

A life-threatening pandemic isn’t exactly what you would call the best time to find love, especially with social distancing and self-isolation measures in place,...

China approves two coronavirus vaccines for human trials

China has approved early-stage human tests for two experimental coronavirus vaccines as it battles to contain imported cases and prevent a second wave of COVID-19. The...

Which countries have not reported any coronavirus cases?

In December 2019, the coronavirus was seemingly confined to China. But, a few weeks later, the virus, which causes the illness known as COVID-19, became a global...

Africans evicted from homes in China over virus rumours

Early last week unfounded rumours began to emerge that African communities had become a new hotbed for the coronavirus in the Chinese city of...

How the spread of coronavirus is testing Africa

Africa has passed the grim milestone of 10,000 reported cases of coronavirus, along with more than 500 deaths, according to the Africa Centres for...

South African Politician Buried in His Beloved Mercedes

A prominent South African politician who passed away last week was laid to rest in his Beloved Mercedes limousine instead of a regular casket,...

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