Africa

Nigeria: Burna Boy – a New Face of African Activism

Despite clinching his second BET award for Best International Act, the afro-fusion artiste, Burna Boy, talks about the frustration in pushing for a united Africa, Vanessa Obioha reports The instruction was clear. Only five minutes would be allotted for an interview with the self-acclaimed ‘African Giant,’ Burna Boy. Nothing more. …

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Nigeria: Nigeria’s Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Exceed 28,000

Nigeria’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 28, 167 on Saturday as 603 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Six deaths were recorded from the virus, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 634. The health agency in a …

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Ghana: Ghana’s President Self-Isolates After COVID-19 Exposure

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo, is on a 14-day self-isolation after “at least one person within his close circle tested positive for Covid-19.” A statement signed by the Information Minister, Kojo Nkrumah, on Saturday, July 4, indicated the move is in compliance with COVID-19 protocols and follows the advice of doctors. …

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Ghana: Akufo-Addo to Self-Isolate Despite Testing Negative for COVID-19

Accra — Following is a statement signed by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah. On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is from today, July 4, 2020, taking a fourteen (14) day precautionary self-isolation measure in compliance with COVID-19 protocols. The President …

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