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A pandemic strategy as global as COVID-19

The COVID-19 coronavirus is disrupting practically every aspect of life all over the world. Naturally, governments are working to protect their own populations first,

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“Divided we stand, United we fall” – the psychological impact of COVID 19 and how we should respond

The word pandemic is used to describe a disease with a wide occurrence on a global scale. In history, the world has witnessed some of the deadliest pandemics including cholera, bubonic plague

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Agriculture to help Africa’s economy stay afloat post-coronavirus crisis

Africa is prone to hunger crises every so often when disasters strike and with the covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, it may not be different.

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Covid-19: Africa must act locally, but keep thinking globally

The world faces unprecedented crisis. The full health consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are yet to be calculated. This is not to say we should diminish the extent of previous catastrophes.

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How will COVID-19 affect Africa’s food systems?

As the COVID-19 pandemic takes hold in Africa, many governments have begun to tighten borders, restrict gatherings and close schools.

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Coronavirus hits regional diplomacy

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri this week completed a six-state African tour designed to lobby support for Egypt’s proposals for a way out of the impasse over the filling and operation of the GERD

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Why force majeure is relevant to measures against coronavirus

Globally, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths increases every single day.

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COVID-19: we will come through this together

The upheaval caused by the coronavirus – COVID-19 – is all around us.  And I know many are anxious, worried and confused.  That’s absolutely natural.

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When COVID-19 comes to Africa

The COVID-19 coronavirus – which has now spread to more than 100 countries – has pushed the world into “uncharted territory,” according to World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom.

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COVID-19: lessons of past, present and the future

On March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. A quickly evolving phenomenon across nations, so far hundreds of thousands are infected and thousands have died

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4IR Could Help Save the Day Amid the Devastation of the Coronavirus Outbreak

Could the Covid-19 pandemic be the impetus that accelerates the adoption of digital solutions? Could the global economic devastation from the worldwide outbreak be the catalyst

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COVID-19: lessons for Africa from determined countries

Since the detection and confirmation of the outbreak of novel coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei province – China at the end of 2019, there are scores of worthwhile lessons that Africa can from countries

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