Global Statistics

All countries
40,567,637
Confirmed
Updated on October 20, 2020 12:38 am
All countries
29,794,062
Recovered
Updated on October 20, 2020 12:38 am
All countries
1,121,555
Deaths
Updated on October 20, 2020 12:38 am
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Africa

US lawmakers urge Egypt to free political prisoners

The warning comes two weeks before US elections in which President Donald Trump, who has formed a...

#EndSARS: Nigerian governors want demonstrators to call off protests

The Nigeria Governor’ Forum (NGF) Chairman and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, made the appeal after an...

Thousands in Kenya’s Baringo county displaced due to floods

Schools, hospitals, houses remain submerged in water as lakes on the floor of Great Rift Valley rise  (The...

Venezuelan envoy asks ECOWAS court to stop his extradition

Alex Saab, the special envoy to the Venezuelan government, has asked the ECOWAS court of justice, to...

Bensouda heads to Sudan to discuss Bashir case

A delegation led by Bensouda "will discuss cooperation between the International Criminal Court and Sudan regarding the...

Tanzania says Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro fire contained

"Basically the fire is contained and tourism activities are going on, considering that they were not affected...

Morocco denies reports about extradition of Israeli criminals

Sources say that the reports about the extradition of the two Israeli criminals detained in Morocco: “Are...

UN confirms donor conference of crisis-plagued Sahel region

The conference, hosted by the UN, Germany, Denmark and the EU, aims to ‘instil an acute sense...

Algeria: Western Sahara conflict is an issue of colonialism

“For the Algerian people, army and institutions, the Western Sahara conflict is an issue of colonialism,” the...

Nigerian National Assembly asks youths to stop #EndSARS protests

Nigerian youths had over a week ago begun a march through the streets and major road in-country...

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South African health minister tests positive for coronavirus

Zweli Mkhize and his wife tested positive for the virus on Sunday and are self- isolating at home and he is the fifth cabinet...

Venezuelan envoy asks ECOWAS court to stop his extradition

Alex Saab, the special envoy to the Venezuelan government, has asked the ECOWAS court of justice, to halt the plan to extradite him from...

Vote counting begins in Guinea’s tense election

Main opposition candidate Diallo suggests President Conde may ‘cheat’ in order to ‘grant himself a presidency for life’. (The African Stand) — Vote counting is...

Tottenham vs LASK: Europa League Predictions and Betting Tips

Tottenham vs LASK: Europa League Predictions and Betting Tips as Jose Mourinho will be looking back to bounce back from Sunday's draw with West...

Will Libya settle for elections or another transitional stage?

Since Muammar al-Gaddafi’s fall, Libya has entered several transitional stages but will the warzone country finally settle for elections? (The African Stand) — Calls have...

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Leeds 0-1 Wolves: Jimenez grabs winner at Elland Road

Leeds United 0-1 Wolves: Raul Jimenez grabs winner with a deflected strike at Elland Road after Romain Saiss had a goal chalked off by...

US lawmakers urge Egypt to free political prisoners

The warning comes two weeks before US elections in which President Donald Trump, who has formed a close alliance with Sisi, is trailing in...

Ivanovic shines as West Brom hold Burnley in a goalless draw

West Brom 0-0 Burnley: Clarets claim the first point of Premier League season in a goalless draw with newly-promoted Baggies. (The African Stand) — West...