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Musalia Mudavadi has in recent weeks upped his criticism of the country’s economic managers.

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Following a “dark and shameful week” where gruesome murders of South African women again made headlines, president Cyril Ramaphosa said that as many as 51% of women in the country experienced domestic violence.

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In Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari’s 2020 Democracy Day speech he listed strides made under his administration.

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Allowing the sale of alcohol means more alcohol-related cases are admitted to hospitals.

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There was little pomp or fête to mark Madaraka Day in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The violent killing of women is undeniably a scourge in South Africa.

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Headlines in national media heralded a ‘breakthrough’ by Nigerian scientists, while social media went share-crazy.

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A top pharmacist says the continent’s largest economy has been reduced to a bystander in the race to counter the coronavirus pandemic.

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Speaking for the advocacy group Tax Justice South Africa, Yusuf Abramjee claimed the country was losing millions in tax revenue daily because of a ban on cigarettes.

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Good roads are the backbone of any economy, president Uhuru Kenyatta said.

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Good roads are the backbone of any economy, president Uhuru Kenyatta said.

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Does Depo-Provera, sub-Saharan Africa’s most commonly used contraceptive, increase women’s chances of HIV infection by 40%? No - while the actual risk is yet to be pinned down, it’s not more than 30%.

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As the pandemic chokes the economy, Kenyans await the upcoming budget statement anxiously.

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A former presidential candidate took to national TV, where he among other claims said 5G radiation levels could ‘cremate’ people.

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The East African country’s president’s views on the pandemic continue to make headlines.

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A Kenyan newspaper said “the chances” of women living to more than 100 in Kenya are nearly three times those of men.

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Writing in the Vanguard daily, Atiku Abubakar said the current government is making a hash of things, compared to his time in office. We fact-checked some of his statements. The post Covid-19 pandemic: Fact-checking former Nigeria VP Abubakar’s claims about the economy appeared first on Africa Check.

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Writing in the Vanguard daily, Atiku Abubakar said the current government is making a hash of things, compared to his time in office. We fact-checked some of his statements. The post Covid-19 pandemic: Fact-checking former Nigeria VP Abubakar’s claims about economy appeared first on Africa Check.

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South Africa’s government has warned people to avoid alcohol because it reduces the body’s ability to fight infections such as Covid-19. Research backs this up, adding that binge drinking – common among South African tipplers – is particularly dangerous.

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A national paper claimed that Kenya uses all its ordinary revenue to service its public debt obligations. We checked. The post No, not ‘all’ Kenya’s revenue used to repay country’s KSh6 trillion debt appeared first on Africa Check.

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With South Africa in lockdown to prevent Covid-19 from overwhelming the health system, a WhatsApp message claims the country has only 800 beds in hospital intensive care units, or ICUs. The post South Africa has more than 800 ICU beds – but exactly how many is unclear appeared first on Africa Check.

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