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The Importance of Managing eWaste in West Africa

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Nigeria does not have a formal recycling sector for safe management of e-waste, every month...

Central African Republic receives EU aid to battle COVID-19

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The Central African Republic has begun receiving aid from the European Commission Thursday. The Commission is using its humanitarian air service in an effort to help the country prepare to respond to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. The European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department plane is flying from Lyon to Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic. The “Air Bridge” has been used before to transport aid to the Central African Republic. This was part of efforts to stabilize the country, which has suffered unrest over the years. The Central African nation has recorded 94 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, 10 recoveries with zero death. AP

Lagos-based e-Health Startup Raises $10m in Series A Funding

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Founded in 2016, Helium Health takes hospitals and clinics instantly digital with its flagship Electronic...

Africa’s First 5G Mobile Network Goes Live

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South African mobile operator Vodacom Group has switched on its 5G mobile network in three...

Kenya’s Tea Sector Shielded from COVID-19 Shocks

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The Central Bank of Kenya has cut this year’s growth projection from 6.2% to 3.4%, while...

Namibia: 143 Nabbed for Drugs in April

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[Namibian] POLICE arrested 143 suspects for drug-related crimes in April, the latest police report on drug busts and arrests says.

Kenya: A Section of Nairobians to Go Without Water Indefinitely

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[Nairobi News] A section of residents of Nairobi county will have to do without water for an indefinite number of days after operations at the Sasumua dam were shud down.

Nigeria: COVID-19 - Many People On the Run in Lagos After Testing Positive - Commissioner

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[Premium Times] The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, said on Friday that many people who tested positive for coronavirus were running away from being taken to isolation centres for treatment.

Uganda: Wear Masks Properly, They Aren't for Decoration - Museveni

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[Observer] President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has cautioned the general public to always wear masks whenever they are out of their homes. The president said wearing mask will help combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its infection to other people.

Angola: Namibe Authorities Ask for Better Fish Processing Market

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[ANGOP] Tômbwa -The Namibe provincial vice-governor for Political, Economic and Social Sector, Maiza Tavares advised this Friday in the municipality of Tômbwa the women who work on fish processing to improve the hygienic and sanitary condition in work places.

Angola: COVID-19 - Cuban Doctors Arrive in Eastern Lunda Norte

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[ANGOP] Dundo -An overall 12 Cuban doctors arrived early Friday in eastern Lunda Norte province to support the fight against the covid-19 pandemic, which has already infected 36 citizens in Angola.

Zimbabwe/South Africa: Billiat's Mentality Questioned

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[The Herald] Johannesburg -Khama Billiat is heading for arguably his worst season in the South African Absa Premiership football and apart from injuries hampering his form, there have been questions about the player's mentality.

South Africa: Western Cape Gets Ready for Learners to Return to School

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[Daily Maverick] With more than 42 school days lost to the coronavirus crisis, educators in Western Cape have been counting costs and making plans to resume classes.

Zimbabwe: Minister Applauds Nation

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[The Herald] Zimbabweans have heeded preventative and precautionary measures put in place by President Mnangagwa to contain the spread of Covid-19 and Government is hopeful the number of recorded cases will not continue to rise.

Namibia: Land Activist Nauyoma's Trial Postponed

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[New Era] The trial of Affirmative Repositioning (AR) land activist Dimbulukeni 'Dee' Nauyoma has been postponed to 19 May this year.

Africa’s Miracle Economy is Slowing and Set for a Bumpy Ride

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Ethiopia’s once promising economy has run into a wall as the global economic crisis unleashed...

South Africa: Lockdown - Western Cape ANC Calls on Province to Consider Going Back to Level 5

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[News24Wire] As the Western Cape ramps up its screenings and testing for Covid-19 as confirmed cases rise, the ANC in the province is calling for the return to Level 5 lockdown to be considered.

South Africa: COVID-19 - Nurse Among New Deaths in the Western Cape as Cases Rise By 535

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[News24Wire] *Note: Due to different reporting times, the provincial numbers will differ to the national numbers for given provinces by a few cases per day.

Not Just Another Conversation About Women

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In the next session of Crisis Management for African Business Leaders webinar series, Africa.com Chair and CEO,...

Kenya: Eliud Kipchoge Leads From the Front in COVID-19 Relief Mission

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[Nation] Eliud Kipchoge, the legend, is leading from the front in distributing relief food to vulnerable athletes in the Rift Valley.

Kenya: Egerton University Staff Reject Half April Salaries

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[Nation] As acute cash crunch continue to hit public universities, joint university workers' unions at Egerton University have rejected a proposal by the institution to pay staff half of their April salaries.

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