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Congolese scientists identified the new variant of the SARs Cov2 virus in August

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Chinese lenders have rejected Uganda's request to renegotiate the contract and have taken control of Uganda's only international airport

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Immunology professor Danny Altmann says that distribution of vaccines in Africa is crucial to avoid more variants

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Hundreds of people demonstrated in Ouagadougou accusing the government of failure in dealing with extremist violence

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Ethiopian performers and athletes celebrate in Addis Ababa as rebels from the TPLF claimed control over another town on the way to the capital

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The virus is carried by a black fly and people who live near rivers are particularly vulnerable

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Algeria is holding local elections earlier than planned; pro-government parties have urged Algerians to turn up in large numbers

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The new travel ban imposed on South Africa and its neighbours represents yet another problem for the struggling sector

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"The WHO analysis based on data from 25 countries in Africa, finds that only just more than 1 in 4 health workers, or 27 percent are fully protected.

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"They must take all measures to allow Moroccans and foreign tourists to make their arrangements and this is a unilateral decision without respecting us Moroccans living abroad and foreign tourists, so I would like to express my anger towards the Moroccan government .

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In response to the emergence of a new Covid-19 variant in the country, the UK government has placed South Africa and five other countries onto its travel red list.

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"We are pleased to see these evacuation flights become a reality and that the Libyan authorities have supported them," Jean-Paul Cavalieri, UNHCR's chief of mission in Libya was quoted as saying in the statement.

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Libyan Red Crescent recovery teams on Thursday retrieved the bodies of four people from a beach near Sabratha, 70km (43 miles) west of Tripoli, as desperate migrants continue to attempt deadly sea crossings to enter Europe.

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The demonstrators called on President Lazarus Chakwera to keep his campaign promises to create one million jobs and boost the economy.

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The shock wave following the tragedy of Inata on November 14 and the increase in attacks against the positions of our defense and security forces in Foubé à Thiou calls on all of us to urgently improve our ability to adapt to the situation.

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The Ethiopian government on Friday released a video that shows Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on what is claimed is the frontline in the country's yearlong war.

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Rwandan designers hope Kigali will become Africa's fashion capital

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The head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel, Mahamat Saleh Annadif, tells a press conference that the military in power in Guinea and Mali must work for a "rapid" return to civilian rule in both countries.

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In a swift response to Brittan’s announcement of suspending flights from six African nations due to a new variant of Covid 19 identified in South Africa, South Africa's government is urging all South Africans to vaccinate and to remain disciplined in applying the known safety measures.

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Morocco will from Friday (November 26) midnight suspend flights to and from France because of rising numbers in coronavirus cases.

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Health workers in Nigeria are preparing to expand the nation's COVID-19 vaccination campaign, traveling to isolated, rural areas to vaccinate people and raise awareness about vaccine efficacy.

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Egyptian authorities unveiled the renovated ancient promenade in the city of Luxor dating back 3,000 years.

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Britain has announced its intensions to ban travels from six southern African countries, after South Africa detected a new Covid-19 variant.

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Opposition groups and the business community in Burkina Faso have expressed their displeasure over the recent extension of mobile internet suspension in the country.

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