Millions of Nigerians enter lockdown as Africa tries to contain coronavirus

LAGOS: An aerial view shows empty streets in Lagos. Lagos has been deserted after Nigeria locked down its economic hub and...

Batons, bullying and handcuffs mar Africa virus shutdowns

ALEXANDRA: A Gauteng Traffic Police officer fires rubber bullets to urge residents to get inside during a mixed patrol of South...

Fears of setback in liberties in Middle East

RABAT: Moroccan policemen instruct people to return and remain at home as a measure against the coronavirus pandemic in the capital's...

Boko Haram kill nearly 100 Chadian troops

N'DJAMENA, Chad: Boko Haram militants have killed nearly 100 Chadian soldiers in a seven-hour attack on an...

Algeria streets empty but protesters vow to ‘keep flame burning’

ALGIERS: An empty street in the Algerian capital Algiers. A total of 82 cases of coronavirus COVID-19 have been confirmed in...

Sub-Saharan Africa records the first coronavirus death

OUAGADOUGOU: People wearing face masks are seen leaving the funeral of the first victim of the COVID-19 coronavirus in sub-saharian Africa,...

After head start on virus, Africa begins clampdown

NAIROBI: African countries have been among the last to be hit by the global coronavirus epidemic, but...

Lagos explosion death toll hits 17

LAGOS: People gather near the scene after a gas explosion destroyed buildings and killed at least 17 people, in Nigeria's commercial...

Coronavirus poses new threat to Egypt economy

LUXOR, Egypt: This picture taken yesterday shows the A-Sara Nile cruise ship docked in this southern city, where 45 suspected COVID-19...

Ethiopia Airlines crash report focuses on Boeing 737 MAX ‘s faulty systems

NAKURU: In this file photo, people attend the burial ceremony of Paul Karanja's wife and three children who died in the...

Sudan’s Prime Minister survives an assassination attempt in Khartoum

KHARTOUM: Sudanese rescue teams and security forces gather next to damaged vehicles at the site of an assassination attempt against Sudan's...

Guinea ‘opposition wounded’ turn to clandestine clinic

CONAKRY: A man recovers from a gunshot wound to the hand inside a hidden makeshift hospital on March 1, 2020. -...

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