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April 02, 2020
Extremists see global chaos from virus as an opportunity
Both the Islamic State group and al-Qaida see the coronavirus as a threat, but some of their fighters also see the upheaval ...
March 28, 2020
Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts of Africa
Police fired tear gas at a crowd of Kenyan ferry commuters as the country’s first day of a coronavirus curfew slid into chaos
March 27, 2020
'Go home!' South Africa has 1st death as lockdown begins
South Africa announced its first death from the coronavirus Friday as the country's cases rose well above 1,000 and a ...
March 27, 2020
From Dhaka to Gaza: How do you socially distance in a crowd?
Josna Begum lives with her son in a house with four other families in a slum in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, the world’s most ...
March 26, 2020
'Terrified' South Africa nears lockdown; cases almost 1,000
South Africa's president appeared in full military uniform for the first time since the end of apartheid and told troops to ...
March 25, 2020
Zimbabwe doctors, nurses strike over little virus protection
Zimbabwe's public hospital doctors and nurses went on strike Wednesday over a lack of protective gear as the coronavirus ...
March 24, 2020
Africa cases over 2,000 as South Africa rushes into lockdown
Customers started behaving oddly about a week ago, visibly dejected street vendor Frank Mojapelo said. Some were wary to ...
March 23, 2020
South Africa to go into nationwide lockdown from Thursday
South Africa, Africa's most industrialized economy and a nation of 57 million people, will to go into a nationwide lockdown ...
March 22, 2020
As virus spreads, Africa gets supplies from China's Jack Ma
With the coronavirus increasing its spread across Africa, the continent received a much-needed care package from Chinese ...
March 20, 2020
Zimbabwe has 1st COVID-19 case while Africa cancels flights
Anxiety rose in Africa as two major airlines announced sweeping cancellations of international flights on Friday over the ...
March 19, 2020
Africa sees 'extremely rapid evolution' of pandemic, UN says
More African countries closed their borders Thursday as the coronavirus’ local spread threatened to turn the continent of 1.
March 18, 2020
Africa should 'prepare for the worst' with virus, WHO says
Africa should “prepare for the worst” as the coronavirus begins to spread locally, the World Health Organization's ...
March 16, 2020
New Africa coronavirus crisis looms with internal spread
The coronavirus has now been confirmed in at least 30 of Africa’s 54 countries, officials said Monday, and regional power ...
March 14, 2020
Virus cases spread across Africa, nations prepare for more
Africa is seeing a steady spread of the coronavirus across the continent, with five new countries confirming cases on ...
March 12, 2020
New virus slow to spread in Africa, but cases creep up
The new coronavirus has been slow to spread in Africa but cases are increasing on the continent, with South Africa reporting ...
March 10, 2020
South African court clears president of graft allegations
A South African court has cleared President Cyril Ramaphosa of allegations that he misled parliament about the funding of his ...
March 03, 2020
Hit by power shortages, South Africa's economy in recession
Widespread power cuts are blamed for pushing South Africa's economy, the continent's most industrialized, into recession, ...
March 02, 2020
Africa readies for new virus as cases confirmed on continent
Across Africa, steps are being taken to prepare for — and to reduce the effects of — the spread of the new coronavirus.
March 01, 2020
South Africa removes migrants squatting in Cape Town
Hundreds of foreign migrants have been removed from central Cape Town by South African authorities following a months-long ...
March 01, 2020
South Africa to repatriate citizens stranded in Wuhan, China
South Africa is set to evacuate 151 citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan as a new virus continues to spread across the ...
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