Global Statistics

All countries
42,490,278
Confirmed
Updated on October 24, 2020 8:07 am
All countries
30,941,318
Recovered
Updated on October 24, 2020 8:07 am
All countries
1,149,237
Deaths
Updated on October 24, 2020 8:07 am
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Esther Kamara

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Esther Kamara is a reporter at African Stand, covering the West African region with stories on politics and how it intersects with business, innovation, startups, and culture. She graduated from Kwame Nkrumah University with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.

Nigeria says 51 civilians, 18 security forces killed in unrest

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for violence and says security forces used ‘extreme restraint’ after soldiers shot and killed demonstrators. (The African Stand) — Nigeria’s president...

Nigeria: Buhari urges #ENDSARS protesters to leave streets

President Muhammadu Buhari said the government recognized the rights of citizens to protest but warned protesters against infringing on the rights of others. (The African...

African Union ‘strongly condemns’ deadly violence in Nigeria

The African Union Commission chairman, Moussa Faki Mahamat “strongly condemns the violence that erupted on 20 October 2020 during protests in Lagos. (The African Stand)...

Several dead in Guinea’s post-election violence

President Alpha Conde leading in provisional results, opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo also claims victory (The African Stand) — Several people, including a police officer,...

Sudan agrees to normalize relations with Israel

The report indicated that the formal and public announcement on the normalization of relations is expected to take place in the next few days. (The...

Policeman killed in Guinea after election results show Conde leading

Supporters of President Alpha Conde’s main rival Cellou Dalein Diallo set alight piles of old furniture and burned tyres in some opposition neighbourhoods of...

#EndSARS: UK high commission closes Visa centers in Nigeria

“For applicants with booked appointments within this period, please you will need to reschedule your appointment for next week, from 26th October 2020. (The African...

Nigerian police chief orders deployment of anti-riot police unit

Nigeria's police chief on Tuesday ordered the nationwide deployment of anti-riot officers as protests sparked by brutality by law enforcement spiralled out of control. (The...

Hillary Clinton calls Nigerian gov’t to Stop killing #EndSARS protesters

Former US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton ask President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigeria to stop killing #EndSARS protesters. (The African Stand) — Former United States secretary...

#EndSARS: Nigerian governor imposes 24-hour curfew in Lagos

Nigerian governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu said that criminals had hijacked the demonstrations "to unleash mayhem on our state". (The African Stand) — The governor of Nigeria's...

Esther Kamara

145 POSTS
Esther Kamara is a reporter at African Stand, covering the West African region with stories on politics and how it intersects with business, innovation, startups, and culture. She graduated from Kwame Nkrumah University with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.