103 coronavirus infections in 10 African countries so far

On Monday afternoon, there were at least 103 confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in 9 African countries -Togo, Cameroon, South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt and Burkina Faso - as infections surpassed 118,000 ...

Coronavirus spreads to 6 African countries as cases are confirmed in Senegal, Nigeria, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. Dog tests positive in Hong Kong

COVID-19, the deadly respiratory disease caused by coronavirus, has spread to over 80 countries around the world, including six in Africa - Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. Globally, it has killed over 3200 people...

Occidental Petroleum reaches $8.8 billion deal to sell Anadarko’s African oil and gas assets to Total

Oil giant, Occidental Petroleum, has reached a deal to sell Anadarko Petroleum's oil and gas assets in Africa to French oil major Total for $8.8 billion, Occidental CEO Vicki Hollub announced...

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Remittances to fall by $100 billion in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic, drying up vital source of income for Africa

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IMF forecasts economic tumult for South Africa with a contraction of 8 percent in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic

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IMF forecasts economic turbulence for Angola in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic

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