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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...

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...

Coronavirus: South Africa to Ease Lockdown Restrictions

South Africa’s president 'Cyril Ramaphosa' has announced an easing of some lockdown restrictions beginning next month, citing economic concerns. “We will implement what we call a risk-adjusted strategy through which we take a deliberate and cautious approach to the easing...

Coronavirus – Thousands of Nigerian Children At Risk of Malnutrition and Hunger

A non-governmental organisation, Save the Children International Nigeria, has raised concerns about how the CORONAVIRUS pandemic could turn into a serious child rights crisis in the country, as hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable children could be exposed...
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Arthur St. Clair: The Black Minister Lynched for Presiding Over a Mixed-Race Marriage in 1877

Arthur W. St. Clair was an African-American leader whose life was tragically cut short in 1877. His crime? Presiding...
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