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[Africa Top Sports] Former Marseille and Guingamp attacker finally broke the silence and decided to pay tribute to his last agent Pape Diouf, dead of the coronavirus on march 31 .
[Premium Times] The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, urged the federal government to sponsor experts on a study trip to Madagascar and Senegal for possible indigenous COVID-19 cure.
[VOA] Senegal's controversial decision to reopen mosques as the Muslim-majority country is still battling the coronavirus pandemic has split the religious community.
[VOA] Senegalese President Macky Sall says the West African country will begin reopening mosques and churches Tuesday and ease other restrictions imposed to contain the coronavirus.
[African Arguments] Public media conveys the widespread fear that 'Africa' will be 'hit worst' when the virus starts to fully spread. Conflict zones that are out of state control, marginalized areas without appropriate medical services, poverty, the feared pre-existing illnesses that render the virus...
[The Point] The deputy director of Health Services Dr. Mustapha Bittaye yesterday in a daily press briefing with regard to covid-19 stated that after conducting 24 tests, one came out positive, saying the country currently has two active cases.
[The Point] The minister of Health Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh has said that daily follow up to 99 low-risk contacts is still ongoing to ascertain manifestation of symptoms of covid-19.
[The Point] Health Minister Dr. Ahmad Lamin Samateh has informed that the country has only one active case of novel coronavirus (covid-19), with no probable case.
[RFI] The coronavirus pandemic has changed the flavour of this year's Ramadan in Africa, home to a third of the world's Muslim population. Between strict confinement, curfews and a ban on any public gatherings, the fasting month will be unlike most other years.
[VOA] Senegal has more than 200 reported cases of coronavirus, prompting President Macky Sall to declare a state of emergency last week. Among those most vulnerable to the virus are the street children of the capital, who live in crowded boarding homes and are forced to beg for a living.
[Foroyaa] From the Editor