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South Africa’s Hospitals Bracing for Surge of Virus Patients

The nurse started crying when describing her work at a Johannesburg hospital: The ward for coronavirus patients is full, so new arrivals are sent to…

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Killing of Musician in Ethiopia Highlights Deep Rooted Ethnic, Political Tension

At least 80 people have died in protests this week in Ethiopia following the killing of popular singer Hachalu Hundessa. Known for his political songs,…

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More Than 80 Reported Killed This Week in Ethiopia Unrest

More than 80 people have been killed in unrest in Ethiopia after a popular singer was shot dead this week, the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation…

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UN Peacekeepers Test Positive for Coronavirus in South Sudan

The top United Nations official in South Sudan says 57 workers with the U.N. mission there have tested positive for COVID-19 since April. David Shearer…

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WHO Urges African Countries Resuming Air Travel to Take Safety Measures

The World Health Organization called on African countries Thursday to take comprehensive safety measures to “mitigate a surge” in COVID-19 cases, as nations resume air…

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Rights Groups Call for Swift Response to Ethiopian Singer’s Death

As anger boils over among Ethiopia’s Oromo population after the killing of a revered singer, analysts and activists say swift action and transparency by the…

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Thousands Demand Justice for Protesters Killed During 2019 Anti-Bashir Protests

Hundreds of thousands marched in Sudan’s capital Tuesday, demanding justice for the people killed by security forces during last year’s street protests. Protest organizers say they…

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Flight Departs UK to Deliver Virus Aid to Africa

Britain’s Royal Air Force says the first in a series of flights taking coronavirus aid to Africa has departed for Ghana with materials for a…

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