Global Statistics

All countries
42,497,379
Confirmed
Updated on October 24, 2020 9:08 am
All countries
30,943,571
Recovered
Updated on October 24, 2020 9:08 am
All countries
1,149,367
Deaths
Updated on October 24, 2020 9:08 am
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East Africa


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UK begins probe into assault of Kenyan with mental illness

The victim's mother said the UK’s Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has assigned an official to...

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Rwandan genocide convict jailed over passport scandal

Rwandan genocide convict and former Minister of home affairs, Uladi Mussa jailed over a passport scandal that...

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Rwanda: Felicien Kabuga to be sent to detention unit in Hague

The decision means Kabuga, 84, is likely to spend at least several months in The Hague and...

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Ex-Burundi leader gets life sentence for killing another former president

Buyoya was accused of the murder of Melchior Ndadaye, who had defeated him to become Burundi's first freely...

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Rwanda and Burundi delegations hold bilateral talks

The meeting follows another meeting between the two country’s military intelligence chiefs, which took place in August...

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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...

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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...

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UN signs new cooperation agreement with Somalia

The UN has signed a cooperation agreement with Somalia on working together over the next five years...

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Al-Shabab militants kill at least 13 Somali soldiers in clashes

The militant group, which launches regular attacks to undermine Somalia's government supported by the UN and African...

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Uganda reopens schools after seven-month break

Schools were ordered to ensure COVID-19 safety measures before reopening, including handwashing facilities, temperature guns, and availability...

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Kenya opposition condemns killing #ENDSARS protesters in Nigeria

Raila Odinga said the police brutality and abuses that have gone on in Nigeria for the last couple of days, leading to multiple deaths...

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: El Clasico Predictions and Betting Tips

Bitter rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid will lock horns in the first Clasico of the 2020-21 campaign on Saturday afternoon, with both sides looking to bounce back...

Sudan protesters burn Israel flag in rejection to normalize relations

The photos published showing a group of demonstrators in Khartoum who participated in the 21 October marches burning the Israeli flag to express their rejection...

Gunfire erupts in Guinea as President heads for third term

More than a dozen people were killed in clashes after preliminary results showed President Alpha Conde winning re-election. (The African Stand) — Gunfire rang out...

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...

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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...

Libya resumes oil exports from key terminals

"The National Oil Corporation has received confirmations that the foreign forces had left the ports' area which will enable it to perform its oil...

Trump suggests Egypt may ‘blow up’ Ethiopia dam

Trump made the remarks as he announced a breakthrough normalization deal between US ally Israel and Sudan, which like Egypt fears that Ethiopia will...