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Up to 190,000 People Could Die of COVID-19 in Africa If Not Controlled – WHO

As many as 190,000 people across Africa could die in the first year of the coronavirus pandemic if crucial containment measures fail, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns. The new research which is based on prediction modelling also predicts a...

Twitter Users React as Ivory Coast PM Flies to France for Medical Checks Amid Coronavirus

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the ruling party's candidate in October's presidential election, has flown to France for medical checks, the presidency said on Sunday. The statement announcing Gon Coulibaly’s departure said he left the country Saturday without...

Coronavirus: Madagascar to Begin Clinical Trials for Artemisia Vaccine

Madagascar's President has said that the country will begin clinical trials for an artemisia-based vaccine for Coronavirus starting from next week. The president also urged the citizens of Madagascar to plant artemisia. President Rajoelina said he was in touch with scientists...

Coronavirus: England and Wales Records Higher Death Rates Among Blacks

Coronavirus patients from black African backgrounds in England and Wales are dying at more than triple the rate of white Britons, according to analysis by the London-based Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS). The study found that after eliminating age and...

Coronavirus: WHO Set To Commence Vaccine Trials In Nigeria

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that Nigeria has expressed interest to be part of the global solidarity trial of the vaccines being developed to tackle COVID-19 pandemic and efforts are underway to start the process in the...

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...

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,...

Top 10 Notable Africans Who Have Died Of Coronavirus

Since the Coronavirus came into Africa, there have been thousands of recorded deaths, and some of those people who died have been celebrities, performers, politicians, etc Basically people notable for what they gave society during their lifetimes. Below is the...

Over 200 Cuban Doctors Land In South Africa To Help Fight Coronavirus

A delegation of more than 200 health professionals including doctors, nurses, epidemiologists and technical experts from Cuba has arrived in South Africa to bolster support in the fight against COVID-19 in South Africa. The South African government has thanked the...
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Capoeira, the Brazilian Martial Art Invented by Enslaved Africans

Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art form that was invented by enslaved Africans in the 16th century who used it to disguise the fact that they were practising fight moves.
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