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WHO warns that malaria deaths in Africa could double this year

23 April 2020, 7:02 PM

The number of deaths caused by malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa could double to 769,000 this year, as efforts to curb the disease are disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organisation warned on Thursday.

Apple expands services business to markets in Africa and beyond

21 April 2020, 3:53 PM

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Tuesday said it would expand its App Store, Apple Music and other services to dozens of new markets in Africa, the Middle East and beyond in the biggest geographical expansion of its services in almost a decade.

IMF to provide debt relief to poor countries hit by COVID-19

14 April 2020, 10:09 AM

The IMF executive board has approved the immediate debt relief for 25 countries to help address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Trump says WHO is China-centric, ‘really blew it’ on coronavirus

8 April 2020, 4:34 AM

US President Donald Trump sharply criticized the World Health Organization on Tuesday, accusing it of being too focused on China and issuing bad advice during the new coronavirus outbreak and saying he would put a hold on US funding for the agency.

More than 8 000 cases of coronavirus in Africa, 399 deaths: WHO

6 April 2020, 7:30 PM

Coronavirus has claimed 399 lives in Africa.

World Bank approves initial $1.9 bln in emergency coronavirus funds

2 April 2020, 11:50 PM

The World Bank on Thursday said it had approved an initial $1.9 billion in emergency funds for coronavirus response operations in 25 developing countries, with more than half the aid earmarked to help fight the fast-spreading disease in India.

Ghana, Gabon confirm first cases of coronavirus

13 March 2020, 3:52 AM

Gabon and Ghana confirmed their first cases of coronavirus on Thursday, becoming the ninth and tenth countries in sub-Saharan Africa to register positive cases.

SuperSport’s Furman still undecided about his future

22 January 2020, 4:49 PM

SuperSport United captain Dean Furman is still not sure if he will remain with the team beyond this season.

SA to face Ghana, Zim and Ethiopia in Soccer World Cup qualifier

21 January 2020, 8:41 PM

South Africa will face Ghana, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia in Group G, in the World Cup qualifier draw announced on Tuesday. 

Celebrations will be taking place in Brussels to honour at Lumumba Square, in Brussels

Belgium to honour Patrice Lumumba

17 January 2020, 1:19 PM

Belgium is set to honour the life of the first Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Patrice Lumumba.



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