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Mali Opposition Leader Soumaila Cisse Kidnapped

Mali opposition leader Soumaila Cisse has been kidnapped and is being been held hostage days before an election. Cisse, along with six members of his...

Does Cuba Have a Cure for Coronavirus?

Cuba may have found a cure for COVID-19. On March 2, the island instituted the Novel Coronavirus Plan for Prevention and Control, which regulates...

Prevention Proves Better than the Cure as Malawi Declares Natural Disaster with No COVID-19 Cases

President Peter Mutharika has declared a natural disaster in Malawi—even though the country has zero confirmed cases of COVID-19. Mutharika is heeding the lessons...

South Africa in a 21-day Nationwide Lockdown Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

South Africa has announced a nationwide lockdown as more of its citizens continue to test positive for COVID-19. President Cyril Ramaphosa says that the order...

New York Tourist Becomes Puerto Rico’s 2nd COVID-19 Death

Puerto Rico has reported its second COVID-19-related death. The Health Department says that the victim was a 73-year-old man from New York who was on...

92 Troops Killed in Boko Haram in Deadliest Raid to Date

Boko Haram extremists have killed at least 92 Chadian troops in what is being called the deadliest raid ever. "We lost 92 of our soldiers,...

Jamaica Promises Harsh Penalties for Those Who Ignore Quarantine

Jamaican Minister Andrew Holness is warning travelers that stiff penalties could follow if they do not adhere to the country's quarantine order. The Caribbean island...

African Jazz Legend Manu Dibango Dies from COVID-19

African jazz legend has died in Paris after suffering from complications of COVID-19. He was 86 years old.

Nigeria Reports Chloroquine Poisoning after Trump Lauds it as COVID-19 Treatment

Nigeria has reported that three people have overdosed on the anti-malaria drug chloroquine after President Donald Trump tweeted that it was a "cure" for...

5 Things to Know About the Basketball Africa League (BAL)

The Basketball Africa League (BAL), which was set to kick off last week but will not because of the COVID-19 pandemic, was a year...

African Hoops League Kickoff Postponed

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) has postponed the start of its inaugural season due to mounting concerns about coronavirus. "Following the recommendation of the Senegalese...

FCAU Calls For The Immediate Release Of Bobi Wine Filmmaker

The Foreign Correspondents' Association of Uganda (FCAU) is calling for the immediate release of a journalist who was arrested February 24, for making a...

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This Day in History: March 28th

"Panther with a Pen," Lutrelle Palmer Was Born Lutrelle Fleming Palmer Jr., known as the Godfather of Chicago's...

It’s Time for the NFL to be Honest with Antonio Brown

On Thursday, Bruce Arians, the coach for NFL team, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, shut down the possibility of Wide Receiver, Antonio Brown, following Tom Brady...

Mali Opposition Leader Soumaila Cisse Kidnapped

Mali opposition leader Soumaila Cisse has been kidnapped and is being been held hostage days before an election. Cisse, along with six members of his...

Does Cuba Have a Cure for Coronavirus?

Cuba may have found a cure for COVID-19. On March 2, the island instituted the Novel Coronavirus Plan for Prevention and Control, which regulates...

Scarface Recovering From COVID-19

Houston rap icon Brad Jordan aka Scarface is recovering from what he called "an experience worst than death." He has tested positive...
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