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Africa in Fact C-19 blog series: Theme 1: Leadership Style

Africa in Fact C-19 blog series: Theme 1: Leadership Style

On 28 May, Ethiopia marked the 29th anniversary of the fall of a military Marxist government in May 1991. It was also a day when the country marked its highest increase in the number of people who have contracted the COVID-19 virus since the first case was reported in March this year.

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COVID-19: When a governor believes it’s a hoax and ordinary flu

COVID-19: When a governor believes it’s a hoax and ordinary flu

As of 25 May this year, a total of 8,068 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in 34 of Nigeria’s 36 states, as well as in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Only two states had no officially recorded cases at the time: Kogi State in the country’s middle belt region and Cross River State in the south.

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Cameroon fights coronavirus with an ‘absent’ president

Cameroon fights coronavirus with an ‘absent’ president

Last Tuesday, President Paul Biya emerged from wherever he was to talk to his people in a televised address broadcast over state media. It was the first time in two months Biya was speaking on the coronavirus, even as it had killed some 140 of his compatriots.

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