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Morocco locks down Casablanca, shuts schools over virus

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Morocco imposed a lockdown on Casablanca and shut its schools Monday, the day they were supposed to reopen after summer, in a bid to stop...
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Madagascar sacks health minister

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The Indian Ocean island-nation saw COVID-19 cases surge in July despite an official campaign to promote a controversial herbal drink touted as a remedy for...
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Uganda warns of coronavirus surge in capital city

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Administrators in Uganda’s capital city Kampala have started a public campaign, urging people to report any suspected cases of COVID-19. The campaign comes at a...
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Rwanda uses robots to protect doctors working with coronavirus patients – minister

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Rwanda uses robots to protect doctors, who treat COVID-19 patients through minimising contact, Health Minister Daniel Ngamije said on Thursday. Ngamije said this at a...
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Coronavirus cases slow in South African hotspot provinces – minister

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Three South African provinces considered coronavirus hotspots have seen new infections slow in recent weeks, though it is too early to say whether the country’s...
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Zimbabwe president names deputy as new health minister

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Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday appointed his deputy Constantino Chiwenga as the new health minister, tasking him with reforming a decaying health sector amid...
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Zimbabwe journalist arrested amid storm over $60m Covid-19 supplies scandal

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Zimbabwean police on Monday arrested an investigative journalist who exposed alleged corruption in the procurement of Covid-19 medical supplies, a matter that involves the first...
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Angola maintains restrictions on Luanda after more coronavirus infections

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Angolan authorities on Wednesday maintained restrictions imposed on the capital, Luanda, after two more people with no travel history tested positive for Covid-19. Among the...
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Zimbabwe doctors threaten to strike over poor pay and a lack of coronavirus PPEs

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Senior doctors in Zimbabwe’s public health service have threatened to walk out over low pay and lack of coronavirus protective gear, in the latest dispute...