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Progress against virus brings complacency in parts of Africa
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Progress against virus brings complacency in parts of Africa

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — With Zimbabwe’s coronavirus infections on the decline, schools are reopening, along with churches, bars, restaurants, airports…
Virus lockdown worsens suffering for Johannesburg beggars
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Virus lockdown worsens suffering for Johannesburg beggars

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Inock Mukanhairi shows the small amount of food that he has for himself, his wife, Angeline, and…
After beating coronavirus, a Zimbabwe survivor lives with the stigma
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After beating coronavirus, a Zimbabwe survivor lives with the stigma

HARARE (Reuters) – When Saul Sakudya arrived in an ambulance at a hospital in Zimbabwe’s capital after catching COVID-19, he…
Zimbabwe celebrates 40 years of independence
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Zimbabwe celebrates 40 years of independence

Zimbabwe celebrates 40 years of independence from British rule amid mixed feelings. Some believe the country has come of age…
Global lockdown tightens as virus deaths mount
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Global lockdown tightens as virus deaths mount

Lockdowns aimed at halting the march of the coronavirus pandemic have extended worldwide as the global death toll mounts and…
Africa’s weak health systems face escalating virus peril
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Africa’s weak health systems face escalating virus peril

Equipment shortages, scarce beds and poorly-paid doctors and nurses: Africa is finding that it has few means to protect itself…
Major banks move to calm coronavirus fears as toll passes 6,000
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Major banks move to calm coronavirus fears as toll passes 6,000

The US Federal Reserve and other central banks announced on Sunday a bold set of measures to shore up confidence…
Used cars keep Africans moving, but dumping concerns remain
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Used cars keep Africans moving, but dumping concerns remain

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Salesmen whistle at potential buyers of scores of vehicles shining in the afternoon sun. One truck…
Hunger stalks southern Africa as climate crisis deepens
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Hunger stalks southern Africa as climate crisis deepens

Just under a year ago, Alice Posha fled her home in the middle of the night and then watched as…
Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger
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Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A tragic airline crash with far-reaching consequences, cataclysmic cyclones that may be a harbinger of the future,…
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