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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) calls for increased support for displaced amidst deteriorating humanitarian crisis, emergence of COVID-19 in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has reported 152 cases of COVID-19 and four deaths OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, March 27, 2020/ — Amid the current COVID-19 outbreak in Burkina Faso – the country most affected by the crisis in West Africa – the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is increasingly concerned about the impact the disease could have on […]

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Coronavirus – Ghana: Situation Update, Confirmed Covid-19 Cases In Ghana As At 26 March 2020, 10:00 Hr

A total of 970 contacts have been identified and are being tracked ACCRA, Ghana, March 26, 2020/ — As at the morning of 26 March 2020, a total of fifty-four (54) cases including three (3) deaths have been conf irmed from the regular surveillance systems. All the three (3) cases that unfortunately succumbed to the […]

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Coronavirus – Africa: UN launches major humanitarian appeal to keep COVID-19 from ‘circling back around the globe’

NEW YORK, United States of America, March 26, 2020/ — To confront the unprecedented worldwide challenge posed by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, top UN officials on Wednesday, launched a massive humanitarian appeal to mitigate its impact, particularly on fragile countries with weak health systems. At a joint virtual press briefing, Secretary-General António Guterres, UN Humanitarian Coordinator Mark […]

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COVID-19: East African Community (EAC) Deploys Mobile Labs

The vehicles are fitted with laboratory and ICT equipment, as well as all the necessary consumables for a fully functional laboratory TEL AVIV, Israel, March 26, 2020/ — The East African Community (EAC) Secretariat has moved to intensify efforts against Coronavirus spread by deploying mobile laboratories and testing kits in partner states as regional ministers […]

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Coronavirus – Africa : 46 countries reporting a total 2,475

Coronavirus – Africa : 46 countries reporting a total 2,475 cases of COVID-19, 64 deaths (25 March 2020 – 4:30 pm EAT) ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, March 25, 2020/ — Countries (46) reporting a total COVID-19 2,475 cases, 64 deaths, 196 recoveries by region: Central (145 cases, 5 deaths, 3 recoveries):  Cameroon (70, 1, 3), Central […]

Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Calabasas, California
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Sources: Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna die in helicopter crash

The crash comes one day after Bryant was passed by Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James for third place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. As late as 10:39 p.m. ET Saturday, Bryant was active on social media, congratulating James on Twitter during the Lakers’ 108-91 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. A visibly shaken James wiped his eyes with tissues […]

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‘Beyond The Return’: Afro-Nation Festival To Stay In Ghana For Five Years

The Ghana Tourism Authority, on behalf of the Government of Ghana, and Event Horizon, Organisers of the Afro-Nation Festival, on Monday, 20th January, 2020, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Ghana to play host to “the biggest urban music beach festival in the world” for the next five years. The MoU, which was signed by Mr. Akwasi Agyeman, […]

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Ghana giants Kotoko sign talented Kingsley Sarfo after his prison release in Sweden

Ghanaian giants Kumasi Asante Kotoko have quickly swooped to complete the signing for talented Ghanaian youngster Kingsley Sarfo after he was released from prison in Sweden. The 24-year-old was siged by the Porcupine Warriors this week after he returned to the country after serving time in the European country on an allegation he vehemently denies. […]

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Canada put ‘in a tough spot’ by Trump’s shifting rationale for Huawei ban: Heyman

The decision by President Donald Trump to bar American companies from doing business with Huawei is leaving the country’s allies caught between a rock and a hard place as the president’s rationale for the ban shifts, according to a former U.S. ambassador to Canada. In an interview with the West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, Bruce Heyman […]