Category: Africa

Africa Day: UN Boss calls on others to heed ceasefire call like armed groups in Cameroon, Sudan & South Sudan

UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on other African Nations to support his call for a global ceasefire call, amid the coronavirus outbreak.  African countries have “demonstrated commendable leadership” battling…

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COVID-19: The Untold dilemma of African football federations

By Beng Emmanuel Sports writer African Football Federations have found little joy to make public as the future of their domestic championships that have been suspended amid the Corona Virus…

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WHO says medicinal plants like Artemisia annua being considered as possible treatments for COVID-19

The World Health Organization said Monday that medicinal plants such as Artemisia annua are being considered as possible treatments for COVID-19 and should be tested for efficacy and adverse side…

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African Nations begin easing coronavirus lockdowns

Some African countrires have begun loosening coronavirus restrictions, with other countries watching closely to see how they might safely emerge from their lockdowns.  There are now more than over 33,000…

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Coronavirus: France is donating billions of FCFA to Cameroon and other African countries

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) has swept through Africa, medical experts are warning that it is just a matter of time before Africa would see an exponential increase in cases.  France…

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Madagascar set to launch traditional remedy for coronavirus

With no approved drugs for the new coronavirus, some Africans are considering traditional medication.  The use of medicinal plants as a fundamental component of the African traditional healthcare system is…

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Mistreatment of Africans in Guangzhou: Nigerian Politican says African leaders silent because of loans and grants from China

Mistreatment of Africans in Guangzhou: Nigerian Politican  says African leaders silent because of loans and grants from China  For about a week, Africans have called on their leaders to act now…

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Cameroon: Open letter from Prominent Lawyer to Colleagues over BEAC rejecting application-file in English from CAMPOST

A prominent lawyer in Cameroon has sent a letter addressed to colleagues, asking them to immediately get the author of a letter from BEAC Governor (Abbas Tolli); rejecting an application-file…

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Africa-China racism row: What has happened so far?

Africa – China racism row: What has happened so far?

Reports about the forceful eviction and quarantine of African nationals in the city of Guangzhou have made headlines for days. Africans working and studying in China have shared stories, videos…

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How Africa is dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak

African countries have moved from COVID-19 readiness to response as confirmed cases surpass 12,000.  The Director of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. John Nkengasong, said late march:…

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