Thursday, April 2, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. Mr Johnson said he developed mild symptoms over the past 24 hours, including a temperature and...

DR Congo capital Kinshasa declares coronavirus shutdown

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The Democratic Republic of Congo's authorities have announced a shutdown of the capital city, Kinshasa, from Saturday to stop the spread of coronavirus Governor Gentiny...

Coronavirus: US overtakes China with most cases

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The US now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than any other country, with more than 85,500 positive tests. According to the latest figures collated...

Uganda bans public transport for two weeks

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Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has announced a 14-day ban on public transport to curb the spread of the coronavirus. In a televised address on Wednesday,...

Prince Charles tests positive for Coronavirus

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The heir apparent to the British throne, Prince Charles, has tested positive for coronavirus, CNN has reported. The 71-year-old Prince of Wales left London earlier...

Germany hunts for six million masks missing in Kenya

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German officials are trying to track down six million face masks ordered to protect health workers, which have gone missing from an airport in...

Afro-jazz great Manu Dibango dies after contracting coronavirus

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Veteran Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango died on Tuesday after contracting the coronavirus, his music publisher told AFP. The 86-year-old Cameroonian, best known for the 1972...

Nigeria confirms first coronavirus death

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the country's first death from coronavirus. In a tweet, NCDC said the victim was a 67-year-old man...

Uganda looks for passengers who skipped screening

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The authorities in Uganda are trying to track down 84 passengers who were on an Ethiopian Airlines flight with a man who tested positive...

Coronavirus medical supplies donated to Africa by Jack Ma land in Ethiopia

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Millions of medical supplies donated by Alibaba CEO and billionaire, Jack Ma, destined for various African countries to assist in the fight against coronavirus have landed in...