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British and Irish Lions tour: Can Maro Itoje captain tour of South Africa?

Added: 16.01.2021 7:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

Maro Itoje has never captained his country. He doesn't lead his club. So why do his team-mates think he could rugby's biggest job?


How South African police are tackling pangolin smugglers

Added: 16.01.2021 4:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

The pangolin is said to be the world's most trafficked mammal. The BBC reports on a rescue operation.

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Uganda social media row raises question over regulation in Africa

Added: 15.01.2021 0:34 | 10 views | 0 comments

There will be increasing tension between the platforms and African governments, analysts say.

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Q&A: When will South Africa’s borders reopen?

Added: 15.01.2021 0:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

Finally, South Africa's borders are reopening for all countries including Britain.

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Patients reported international hydroxychloroquine shortages due to COVID-19

Added: 14.01.2021 23:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new study shows that patients with rheumatic diseases across Africa, Southeast Asia, the Americas and Europe had trouble filling their prescriptions of antimalarial drugs, including hydroxychloroquine, during the 2020 global coronavirus pandemic, when antimalarials were touted as a possible COVID-19 treatment. Patients who could not access their antimalarial drugs faced worse physical and mental health outcomes as a result.

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East Africa faces dual shock from coronavirus and locust swarms

Added: 14.01.2021 20:19 | 11 views | 0 comments

Already being ravaged by the worst infestation of desert locusts in 70 years, East African economies are now staring down the barrel of the coronavirus pandemic.

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How Caf went from stopping Hayatou's pension to honouring him

Added: 14.01.2021 18:52 | 4 views | 0 comments

On the eve of Caf making Issa Hayatou its 'honorary president', a former official says it has taken too long to recognise African football's longest ruler.

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How worrying are the UK, South Africa, and Brazil Covid variants?

Added: 14.01.2021 15:45 | 28 views | 0 comments

Scientists have discovered a new mutated version of the virus from Brazil, in addition to the ones from the UK and South Africa.

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