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“This is a ticking time bomb. Prisons in Africa are already struggling to provide the most elementary standards of sanitation,” said Catherine Heard, director of the World Prison Research Programme at ICPR.
Air Namibia allowed to fly again after court suspends licence cancellation
Comedians across Nigeria are hoping laughter could be the best medicine, as they work coronavirus health advice into their routines. Angela Ukomadu reports.
Moi, Kenyan strongman who presided over rampant graft, dies
The failure of #Nigeria ’s president to appoint a cabinet four months after winning a second term has stymied the country’s stock market, prompted foreign investors to trim holdings and threatened growth prospects for Africa’s largest economy.
#Cameroon separatist leader taken into custody in #Nigeria - sources
Coronavirus test kits used in Tanzania were dismissed as faulty by President John Magufuli on Sunday, because he said they had returned positive results on samples taken from a goat and a pawpaw. @ebiryabarema reports.