Archive for June 9th, 2020

Burundi Government: President Nkurunziza Dies of Heart Attack

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has died after suffering what the government said was a heart attack. The central African nation says Nkurunziza died at the Karusi Hospital in eastern Burundi late on Monday, two days after he reported feeling unwell and was taken to the...
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COVID-19 is Threatening Food Security in Nigeria

GENEVA – Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy and most populous country, is reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. A steep drop in international oil prices, Nigeria’s major export, since the outbreak of the coronavirus has sparked fears of a recession. Nearly 12,500 cases of...
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