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Belly dancers to florists: Six African coronavirus heroes

April 4, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Uplifting stories about African people doing exceptional things in the age of coronavirus.

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Coronavirus: Tunisia deploys police robot on lockdown patrol

April 3, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

It quizzes people outside suspected of flouting the North African nation’s coronavirus restrictions.

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Coronavirus in Africa: Debunking fake news and myths around Covid-19

April 3, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

BBC Africa’s Joice Etutu tackles myths around Covid-19 that are being shared online on the continent.

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Rising tennis star Ons Jabeur ‘confused’ about rest of tennis season after Wimbledon cancellation

April 3, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Tunisian tennis star Ons Jabeur has told BBC Sport Africa that the cancellation of Wimbledon has left her “confused” about the remainder of the season.

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Coronavirus: France racism row over doctors’ Africa testing comments

April 3, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Two French doctors spark anger by suggesting coronavirus vaccines be trialled in Africa.

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South Africa’s ruthlessly efficient fight against coronavirus

April 3, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The government seems to have acted faster than many other states to tackle Covid-19, writes Andrew Harding.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 27 March-2 April 2020

April 3, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

A selection of the best photos from across the continent this week.

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Coronavirus: Where will be the last place to catch Covid-19?

April 3, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Some places are yet to record a case – but what will they do if and when it arrives?

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Three human-like species lived side-by-side in ancient Africa

April 2, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Two million years ago, Africa was home to three human-like species, new discoveries reveal.

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Coronavirus in Lagos: Enforcing lockdown in Africa’s biggest city

April 2, 2020 | Source: BBC News - Africa

We follow the Lagos task force in charge of enforcing a new ban on large public gatherings.

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