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COVID-19 death toll hits 30 in Egypt as cases skyrocket above 500, highest in Africa

A team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) concluded a COVID-19 technical support mission to Egypt on 25 March 2020 as confirmed cases continued to climb, skyrocketing above 500 and leaving at least 30...

Egypt imposes two-week night time curfew to combat COVID-19 as death toll hits 21

Egyptian authorities announced on Tuesday the north African country will impose a curfew from 7p.m. to 6 a.m. every day for two weeks beginning Wednesday to combat COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus....

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...

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is dead at 91

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak who ruled for nearly 30 years before he was overthrown by a popular revolt that swept across the Arab world in 2011 has died, state media reported on Tuesday. He was...

All 17 people who came in contact with first coronavirus patient in Africa test negative, says Africa CDC director Dr. John Nkengasong

All the 17 people who came in contact with the first coronavirus patient in Africa have tested negative and are under home isolation for 14 days, the director of Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

First case of coronavirus in Africa confirmed in Egypt

The first case of the deadly coronavirus in Africa described as a global threat by the World Health Organization was confirmed in the north African country of Egypt on Friday.Health Ministry spokesman...

African Development Bank approves $22 million loan to Egypt’s Corporate Leasing Company – Corplease

The Board of the African Development Bank on Wednesday approved a $22 million Senior Loan to help Egypt’s Corporate Leasing Company (Corplease).The bank said it was to expand the company's operations in...

Egypt ranked as Africa’s richest country followed by Nigeria and then South Africa

The ranking would surprise many people who often think South Africa and Nigeria are the richest countries in Africa. Wealth, it turns out, is not just about the amount of dollars you receive or have stashed...

Nigerians Dangote and Adenuga, South Africans Rupert, Oppenheimer and Kirsh and Egyptian Sawiris ranked amongst world’s 500 richest

With a net worth of $14.8 billion in 2019, Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote remains Africa's richest man and the 98th richest person on earth, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index released on Friday.The...

Nigeria’s Buhari departs Abuja for sustainable peace and development forum in Egypt

President Muhammadu Buhari has left Abuja for a forum on sustainable and development in Egypt.President Buhari is accompanied by Governors Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State, Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and...
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BREAKING: WHO boss condemns racist comments by French doctors that Africa will be the testing ground for potential coronavirus vaccine

The Director General of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday condemned racist...
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UN, Nigeria launch COVID-19 basket fund

The UN system in Nigeria, in collaboration with the Government of Nigeria, has launched the COVID-19 Basket Fund to complement ongoing...

VIDEO: Popular African prophet TB Joshua speaks again, links coronavirus to “error in advanced technology”

Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has waded again into the controversies surrounding the dramatic spread of COVID-19 and the extreme measures implemented...

COVID-19: Chinese doctors must undergo laid-down protocol and won’t have contact with Nigerian patients – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of the Nigerian Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday said that the Chinese medical personnel coming...

No new confirmed case of coronavirus in Zambia in four days

There has not been any new confirmed case of coronavirus in Zambia in four days, the ministry of health said on...
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