Third Day of Fighting Rocks Libyan Capital Amid Country’s First Coronavirus Case

Libyan fighter jets flew over the strategic al-Watiya Airbase near the capital Tripoli, amid conflicting reports over which side now controls the area. Sporadic fighting also continued in the capital Wednesday, as residents reported artillery shells falling in various parts of the city. The fighting came as the Tripoli-based National Unity Government reported the country’s […]

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At Least 60 Ethiopian Migrants Found Dead in Cargo Truck in Mozambique

At least 60 people, believed to be undocumented migrants from Ethiopia, were found dead in a cargo truck in Mozambique this week. Authorities heard banging noises from inside the truck’s container at a checkpoint in northwestern Tete province, where it was stopped after crossing the border from neighboring Malawi.  They discovered 14 survivors along with […]

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Uganda Opposition Figure Bobi Wine Releases COVID-19 Awareness Song

 In Uganda, authorities have confirmed five new cases of COVID-19, among them an eight-month-old baby and two Chinese nationals who left their quarantine.  Ugandan officials are trying to raise awareness of the coronavirus, including one well-known opposition lawmaker who, not surprisingly, issued his warning in song. Legislator and musician Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi […]

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