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Boris Johnson spends second day in Hospital amid questions about who is running...

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson is spending a second night in intensive care as he continues to receive treatment for coronavirus. According to  Downing Street,  the PM is being kept...

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson spends second night in intensive care

Boris Johnson has spent a second night in intensive care as he continues to receive treatment for coronavirus. Mr Johnson is being kept in St Thomas' Hospital in London "for...

EU will raise more than €15 billion to fight coronavirus -Ursula von der Leyen

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says that the European Union will secure more than €15 billion to help fight the deadly coronavirus. "It is in our interest to...

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson ‘stable’ and receiving oxygen treatment

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in stable condition on Tuesday afternoon after being taken to a hospital intensive care unit with the coronavirus, a Downing Street spokesman said. Johnson...

Calls for debt relief for world’s poorest nations

More than 100 global organisations are calling for debt payments of developing countries to be dropped this year. These countries include the world's poorest economies which are struggling with the...

Coronavirus: Spain deaths lowest for two weeks as contagion rate slow

Latest figures from Spanish health authorities continue to show a decline in the number of new cases and deaths from coronavirus. The number of new confirmed cases represents a fall for...

UK: Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests due to ‘persistent’ coronavirus symptoms

Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests on the advice of his doctor after being diagnosed with coronavirus ten days ago. “This is a precautionary step, as the...

Coronavirus: US set to recommend wearing of masks

The White House is expected soon to advise Americans living in coronavirus hotspots to wear cloth masks or scarves in public to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. President...

Coronavirus: Half of humanity now on lockdown in 90 countries

More than 3.9 billion people, or half of the world's population, have now been asked or ordered to stay at home by their governments to prevent the spread of...

Global coronavirus cases pass one million mark as deaths pass 50,000

Global deaths from COVID-19 have passed the 50,000 mark after Italy announced 760 new fatalities in 24 hours. It comes as half of humanity is soon set to be under...

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Africa

COVID-19 will lead Africa into food security crisis- AGRA

Alliance for Green Revolution Africa, AGRA, has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic will lead Africa into a food security crisis that will affect the...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency over conronavirus

Ethiopia's prime minister has declared a state of emergency because of the threat from coronavirus. This is the country’s third state of emergency in four...

World

Bernie Sanders suspends campaign

Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign to become US president. The development clears the way for former vice-president Joe Biden to become the Democratic...

Africans ‘evicted from Chinese hotels over Covid-19 fears’

Hundreds of African residents and businessmen in China's southern city of Guangzhou have been evicted from hotels and apartments as local health officials rollout...