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Kenya’s government can’t tackle the pandemic alone. It needs civil society - The Mail & Guardian

Kenya’s government has excluded nongovernmental organisations and other groups such as churches from its emergency decision-making. This is a mistake

4/3/2020

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Police disinfecting COVID-19 ‘hotspots’ in Harare

Police disinfecting COVID-19 ‘hotspots’ in Harare

How are they hot spots in a country that has less than 10 infected people?
This people are peacefully chatting wena u telling us they are desinfecting!

4/3/2020

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KZN police station evacuated after officer tests positive for Covid-19

A KwaZulu-Natal police station was temporarily closed on Friday after it emerged that a member had tested positive for Covid-19

4/3/2020

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Watchdog investigates 38 cases against police officers since lockdown began

Watchdog investigates 38 cases against police officers since lockdown began 21daylockdownSA COVID19SA

4/3/2020

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Chinese businessman who 'locked' labourers in factory accuses police of inhumane treatment

The CEO was arrested last week in connection with contravening the Disaster Management Act.

4/3/2020

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Rapper Nasty C's rap game blows America away

Nasty C's international trajectory could not be stopped by the Covid-19 pandemic.

4/3/2020

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‘Frustrated’ police resort to force - The Mail & Guardian

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

4/3/2020

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IN PICTURES | Officials disinfect Alexandra hostel to curb spread of Covid-19

4/2/2020

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WATCH | Armed police storm Cape Town church to remove refugees

4/2/2020

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Traditional burial rites to be overlooked in cases of Covid-19 deaths in Mangaung

The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the face of burials in the Free State

4/2/2020

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Traditional burial rites to be overlooked in cases of Covid-19 deaths in Mangaung

4/2/2020

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Limpopo taxi boss killed after meeting police

A senior taxi association official in Limpopo who was killed in a hail of bullets at the weekend was assassinated a day after he opened a fraud case relating to missing millions of the association.

4/2/2020

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NICOLE FRITZ: Why it’s vital to keep asking if we are wrong about the pandemic

The lockdown may be the right decision in the circumstances, but the economic fallout will be catastrophic for most

4/2/2020

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IMF has strong resources to deal with virus crisis, working to identify more - Officials - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

The coronavirus pandemic is putting increasing strains on emerging market economies, but the International Monetary Fund has sufficient resources to meet their needs for now, IMF officials said on Wednesday.

4/2/2020

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Ethiopia postpones August election due to coronavirus

Ethiopia postpones August election due to coronavirus

4/1/2020

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Ethiopia postpones August election due to coronavirus - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Ethiopia has postponed parliamentary elections scheduled for August due to the coronavirus outbreak.

4/1/2020

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Airbnb to pay hosts R4,5bn for Covid-19 cancellations

Airbnb on Monday said it is devoting $250m (R450bn) to help would-be hosts survive financial losses from refunds given to guests who cancelled travel plans due to the coronavirus pandemic.

3/31/2020

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Mainland China reports 48 new confirmed coronavirus cases - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Mainland China reported on Tuesday a rise in new confirmed coronavirus cases, reversing four days of declines, due to an uptick in infections involving travellers arriving from overseas.

3/31/2020

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Gundogan says Liverpool deserve to be champions

3/31/2020

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Moscow begins lockdown during tougher push to curb virus

Moscow begins lockdown during tougher push to curb virus

3/30/2020

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Kings and chiefs fight coronavirus in Ivory Coast

3/30/2020

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WATCH: Vin Diesel and his son have an inspiring message for you amid coronavirus

Vin Diesel says the coronavirus has united us in more ways than we know.

3/30/2020

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Country legend Joe Diffie, 61, dies of coronavirus complications

Country legend Joe Diffie, 61, dies of coronavirus complications

3/30/2020

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Mpumalanga premier fights poison

While the country has been grappling with the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, Mpumalanga Premier Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane has been fighting for her life in hospital after allegedly being poisoned

3/30/2020

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SANDF calls up Reserve Force, 3,000 community patrollers join fight against coronavirus in Gauteng

The SANDF is calling up members of its Reserve Force to complement troops already deployed on the ground in the fight against the coronavirus.

3/29/2020

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US earnings to give pointer on bleak economic prospects

US earnings to give pointer on bleak economic prospects

3/29/2020

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Coronavirus in SA: SA may approach IMF for 'health funding' - Tito Mboweni

South Africa may approach the IMF and World Bank for funding to fight the coronavirus that threatens to drag the country's economy deeper into recession, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said.

3/29/2020

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WHO: Half of Africa’s countries can still avoid a serious outbreak - The Mail & Guardian

But only if draconian border closures are accompanied by effective public health interventions

3/26/2020

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Africa's window to contain coronavirus narrowing -WHO - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

About half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa still have a “narrowing” opportunity to curb the spread of coronavirus in the local population SABCNews

3/26/2020

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Lotto winner will have to wait 21 days to claim R7.4m prize

3/26/2020

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Thirty companies being investigated for hiking prices linked to Covid-19

3/26/2020

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From cholera to corona: The politics of plagues in Africa - The Mail & Guardian

What lessons can we learn for today from the 2008-09 cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe?

3/26/2020

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Germany treats first Italians as coronavirus care crosses borders

Germany treats first Italians as coronavirus care crosses borders

3/25/2020

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Ghana Tourism Authority closes all beaches in light of Covid-19

Ghana Tourism Authority closes all beaches in light of Covid-19

3/25/2020

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Ethiopia's Abiy seeks $150bn for African virus response

African virus?
Europe and Pax Americana will soon declare declining numbers... Africa is now in free fall🚶

3/24/2020

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'Let's spread the word, not the virus,' says Ryan Reynolds

'Let's spread the word, not the virus,' says Ryan Reynolds

3/24/2020

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Tutu foundation welcomes Rupert, Oppenheimer donation to combat virus impact

Tutu foundation welcomes Rupert, Oppenheimer donation to combat virus impact

3/23/2020

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I've been struggling with Covid-19 for 14 days, says swimmer Cameron van den Burgh

Cameron van den Burgh on Sunday announced that he tested positive for the coronavirus and said it was 'by far the worst virus I have ever endured'.

3/23/2020

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Business Maverick: Germany Asks Auto Giants to Make Medical Gear to Fight Virus

Business Maverick: Germany Asks Auto Giants to Make Medical Gear to Fight Virus By Bloomberg

3/22/2020

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Merkel in quarantine after meeting virus-infected doctor

Merkel in quarantine after meeting virus-infected doctor

3/22/2020

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WEEK IN ONE: Universities' response to COVID-19

[ICYMI] WEEK IN ONE: Universities' response to COVID-19 eNCA

3/22/2020

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ESwatini confirms 3 coronavirus cases, global number surpasses 300,000

ESwatini confirms 3 coronavirus cases, global number surpasses 300,000

3/22/2020

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Rwanda imposes shutdown, suspends 'unnecessary movements'

Rwanda imposes shutdown, suspends 'unnecessary movements'

they dont play around .. get this virus under control so we can carry on with life... Love Rwanda..

3/22/2020

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Covid-19: Rwanda imposes shutdown, suspends 'unnecessary movements'

'Unnecessary movements and visits outside the home are not permitted.'

3/22/2020

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Angola, Uganda confirm first cases as coronavirus spreads in Africa

Angola, Uganda confirm first cases as coronavirus spreads in Africa

3/22/2020

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US slaps antidumping duties on Sasol

US slaps antidumping duties on Sasol 🔒

3/21/2020

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FACT BOX: The latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

FACT BOX: The latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

3/21/2020

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Coronavirus cases in South Africa jump to 240

Coronavirus cases in South Africa jump to 240

3/21/2020

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South Africa's confirmed coronavirus cases climbs to 240

JUST IN: South Africa's confirmed coronavirus cases climb to 240

3/21/2020

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North Korea fires two ‘ballistic missiles’ into sea

North Korea fires two ‘ballistic missiles’ into sea

3/21/2020

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300-million children depending on school meals left hopeless due to Covid-19

'Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some 300 million primary schoolchildren are now missing out on school meals on which they depend.'

3/21/2020

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Warning of long battle as Africa's virus numbers rise

Warning of long battle as Africa's virus numbers rise

Kindly please try Chloroquine for the treatment covid19
And people are being told not to panic

3/20/2020

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New York City leads with 4 000 COVID-19 cases in US - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

%New York City has become the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak in the United States with the Mayor confirming over 4000 cases as the number nationwide surges passed 13500.%

3/20/2020

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Casinos and cinemas implement Covid-19 safety measures

“Our tables will be limited to a maximum of four players per table, with extra seats being removed, while upcoming casino draws, promotions and tournaments have been cancelled until further notice.”

3/20/2020

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US slaps antidumping duties on Sasol

US slaps antidumping duties on Sasol 🔒

3/20/2020

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Nigeria, South Africa step up fight against virus in Africa

Nigeria, South Africa step up fight against virus in Africa

3/20/2020

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Nigeria, SA step up fight against virus in Africa

Africa is no stranger to deadly viral outbreaks.

3/20/2020

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COVID-19: South Africa to build R37m Beitbridge border fence

COVID-19: South Africa to build R37m Beitbridge border fence

3/20/2020

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Podcasts: The Gathering 2020: Restoring Justice to South Africa

Podcasts: Restoring Justice to South Africa – Robert Applebaum, Robert McBride, Lwando Xaso & Anton Du Plessis By Daily Maverick

3/19/2020

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First coronavirus death in Sub-Saharan Africa

First coronavirus death in Sub-Saharan Africa

3/19/2020

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Africa, wake up, and prepare for the worst, warns WHO head

Africa, wake up, and prepare for the worst, warns WHO head

3/19/2020

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Higher-education institutions around Africa close as the world combats Covid-19 - The Mail & Guardian

Several countries, including Kenya and Senegal, have ordered their tertiary education institutions to shut down in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus

3/19/2020

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Africa must 'wake up' and 'prepare for worst' over virus: WHO

Africa must 'wake up' and 'prepare for worst' over virus: WHO

3/18/2020

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WATCH: How coronavirus could affect growth in Africa

WATCH: How coronavirus could affect growth in Africa

3/18/2020

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