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Rwandan churches reopen with caution over COVID-19 pandemic

Some Rwandan churches reopened doors on Sunday to religious prayers after being closed for over four months due to the COVID-19 outbreak.   The Rwandan cabinet,...

BP sells petrochemical arm to Ineos for $5 billion

British energy group BP, hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic slashing demand for oil, announced Monday the sale of its petrochemical business to rival...

MTN COVID-19 free SMS hits 3.7bn

MTN Nigeria  yesterday provided a second update on the utilisation of the free SMS service introduced in April 2020.   The update showed that, as of...

AfDB approves $288.5m for Nigeria COVID-19 Response Support Programme

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved 288.5 million dollars loan to help Nigeria tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate...

Duterte wants Philippine schools closed until vaccine is ready

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says schools will remain closed until a vaccine for the novel coronavirus is ready. Without a vaccine, sending children to school...

Coronavirus outbreak reported at another US Navy warship at sea

The U.S. Navy said Friday that 18 sailors aboard a destroyer patrolling in the Caribbean had tested positive for coronavirus, forcing the ship to...

Online gaming market to exceed $1B in 2020 as self-isolation spurs...

Unlike many sectors that were negatively affected during the quarantine period due to the coronavirus outbreak, interest in e-sports, video games and organized video...

Coronavirus: Attacks on 5G mobile masts surge over Easter weekend

Attacks on mobile masts surged over the Easter weekend, with a further 20 suspected arson cases being reported. The attacks come as a deeply flawed...

Turkey’s National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra holds online auditions due to coronavirus...

Applications for the Turkish National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (TUGFO) will occur online this year for the first time in the orchestra's 14-year history due...

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