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COVID-19 Updates

Delivering education online

Coronavirus underscores what’s missing in Africa | MOSES NGWARE | Almost universally, one of the first measures taken to contain the spread of COVID-19 was the closure of schools, colleges and universities. This has affected over 1.576 billion learners, constituting slightly over 91% of enrolment. In Africa, about 297 million …

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Tunisia hopes novel methods will aid virus fight

Tunis, Tunisia | AFP |  The feared impact of coronavirus on Tunisia’s fragile public health system has provoked a flurry of innovation from robotics to digitalisation efforts to bolster the North African country’s pandemic response. The government has even turned to students for help, asking the engineering school in Sousse, south …

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COVID-19: Uganda COVID-19 cases now at 75

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  One new COVID-19 case has been confirmed today by the Uganda Virus Research Institute, bringing Uganda’s load to 75 cases. The new case is a 43-year-old Ugandan truck driver who entered the country through the Malaba border crossing from Kenya. This is the 18th truck …

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