Top 10 African Nations with the Largest Number of COVID-19 Infections
Just over 35,000 coronavirus cases have now been reported in 53 of the 54 countries in Africa, according to the Africa Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (Africa CDC). Top 10 countries in Africa with the largest number of COVID-19...
South Africa Eases Coronavirus Lockdown
South African government begins to gradually loosen its strict coronavirus lockdown. The ease which started on Friday will allow limited movement of people and allow restricted openings of businesses including restaurants and textile factories. The economy of Africa's most industrialised...
100-Million-Year-Old “River Monster” Discovered Beneath Africa’s Sahara Desert
The first ever evidence of a dinosaur which swam, lived and hunted underwater has been discovered in the now-barren wilderness of the Saharan desert. Paleontologists have unearthed new fossils in southeastern Morocco that provide a deeper understanding of one of...
10 Days After Lifting Lockdown, Ghana Records 1,032 More COVID-19 Cases
Ghana has recorded more than 1,000 additional cases of COVID-19 since the country lifted its lockdown on the 20th of April. Last week, Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo lifted a three-week lockdown on the basis of “improved coronavirus testing”. The Ghanaian president,...
People & Politics
#MoneyHeist: Outrage as Kenya Spends Covid-19 Funds on Tea and Snacks
Kenyans online are outraged after the ministry of health spent $37,000 on tea and snacks for its staff in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. A total of 4 million Kenyan shillings ($37,000; £30,000) has been spent on tea and...
Society & Culture
Coronavirus Lockdown Sees Rise in Domestic Violence in Nigeria
Domestic and sexual violence experts in Nigeria say they have seen an increase in the number of people asking them for help. It comes as the United Nations warns of a shadow pandemic with rising reports of physical and verbal...
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The Shilluk People’s Creation Narrative: How the Different Races on Earth Were Created
According to the Shilluk people of south sudan, the creator Juok played a central role in fashioning humanity from clay, assigning different complexions to the various races based on the colors of the clay he used.