East Africa

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  • Senegal: Enhancing Diagnosis to Beat Covid-19 in Senegal October 26, 2020
    [WHO] Dakar -- Senegal's Institut Pasteur was one of only two laboratories in Africa able to test for COVID-19 at the onset of the pandemic in early 2020. The institution's director, Dr Amadou Sall, speaks about the efforts Senegal has made to strengthen testing as well as the challenges faced.
  • Benin: Benin Boosts Covid-19 Response With Increased Testing October 26, 2020
    [WHO] Cotonou, 22 October 2020 - Benin's first COVID-19 case was diagnosed at the Viral Haemorrhagic Fever Laboratory in the capital Cotonou in March 2020. Then it was the country's sole facility able to test for the virus. At best it could carry out only 300 tests per day.
  • Nigeria: Kano Now Hotbed of Pre-Registered SIM Cards, Says Danbatta October 26, 2020
    [This Day] Kano -- The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has expressed concern over the activities of a syndicate that specialises in selling 'active registered SIM cards' in Kano, saying the state has now become a breeding ground for pre-registered SIMs.
  • Nigeria: Public, Private Schools Remain Closed - Lagos Govt October 26, 2020
    [This Day] The Lagos State Government has announced that private and public schools remain closed in the state.
  • Nigeria: Governance Cost Impeding Economic Growth - Peter Obi October 26, 2020
    [Daily Trust] The former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has warned that unless Nigeria cuts down its high cost of governance, there may be no quantum leap in economic development.

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North Africa

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Centeral Africa

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Ethiopia

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  • African Union Seeks to Seize Initiative Over Nile Dam Talks October 26, 2020
    [allAfrica] Cape Town -- Days after President Donald Trump accused Ethiopia of breaking a deal he had negotiated over Egypt's rights to water from the Nile, the African Union is kick-starting renewed trilateral talks on the issue between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan.
  • Nile Dam - Ethiopia Says Trump's Remarks an 'Instigator of War' October 26, 2020
    [Nation] US President Donald Trump's remarks suggesting Egypt may blow up the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (Gerd) has resulted in anger among Ethiopians across the globe.
  • Tripartite Nile Dam Talks to Resume After Trump Warning October 26, 2020
    [East African] Sudan has said it will hold a meeting on Tuesday with Egypt and Ethiopia on the controversial Nile dam project coming just days after US President Donald Trump warned it could trigger military action.
  • AU Chair Ramaphosa Announces New Round of African Talks on Nile Dam October 26, 2020
    [South Africa] His Excellency President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa and Chairperson of the African Union is pleased to announce that following extensive consultations with the Heads of State of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) Negotiation Parties -- His Excellency President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi of the Arab Republic of […]
  • Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Irrigation of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia to Hold Meeting Tuesday October 26, 2020
    [SNA] Khartoum -- Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Irrigation to hold AU-brokered video conference meeting Tuesday to seek ways of resuming the tripartite negotiations over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam(GERD) at invitation from President of the South Africa and Chairman of the current session of the AU , Cyril Ramaphosa.