[African Arguments] Debating Ideas is a new section that aims to reflect the values and editorial ethos of the African Arguments book series, publishing engaged, often radical, scholarship, original and activist writing from within the African continent and beyond. It will offer debates and engagements, contexts and controversies, and reviews and responses flowing from the African Arguments books.
[New Zimbabwe] Local NGOs say they were not surprised by the recent blacklisting of Zimbabwe as posing a financial risk to the EU Commission through anti-money laundering and terrorism financing shortfalls.
[Namibian] THE mass testing for Covid-19 is being hindered by the limited availability to reagents.
[East African] Burundi has confirmed its first two coronavirus cases, Health minister Thadée Ndikumana announced late Tuesday.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As policymakers respond to the pandemic and its fallout, they must also tackle the interrelated crises of wealth inequality, racism and ecological decline
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As dark as coronavirus crisis seems right now, the fact is it could get much worse
[Nation] Ethiopia on Friday stepped up its battle against Covid-19 by suspending flights to 30 countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus.
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[Daily Maverick] The South African government is expected to introduce travel restrictions from some foreign countries and to recommend that all mass events in the country be cancelled or postponed in an effort to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) which the World Health Organisation this week declared a global pandemic.
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