S Africa Covid deaths ‘to soar’ in coming months
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S Africa Covid deaths ‘to soar’ in coming months

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Miners are among the key workers who have been allowed…

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Virus could kill 190,000 in Africa ‘in one year’
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Virus could kill 190,000 in Africa ‘in one year’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Treating and isolation are key, says WHO's Africa boss As…

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S Africa president mocked over face mask struggles
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S Africa president mocked over face mask struggles

South Africa's president has announced an easing of some lockdown restrictions - to begin next…

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South Africa coronavirus lockdown: Is the alcohol ban working?
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South Africa coronavirus lockdown: Is the alcohol ban working?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police have arrested people caught drinking in public The…

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Africa could be next coronavirus epicentre
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Africa could be next coronavirus epicentre

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption So far, there have been relatively few coronavirus deaths…

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Monkeys made their way from Africa to South America at least twice
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Monkeys made their way from Africa to South America at least twice

By Layal Liverpool Ancient monkey fossils were found in Peru Amazon-Images/AlamyTwo lineages of ancient monkey…

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Africa will not be test ground for vaccine
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Africa will not be test ground for vaccine

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A health worker carries out a door-to-door testing near Durban…

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South Africa begins three-week coronavirus lockdown
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South Africa begins three-week coronavirus lockdown

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCoronavirus: South Africa prepares for three-week lockdownSouth…

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Africa updates
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Africa updates

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South Africa suspends football and cricket
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South Africa suspends football and cricket

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared coronavirus a national emergency in South AfricaFootball and cricket activities…

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