A plague of locusts spreading across East Africa +++ "Cameroon is not a failed state to allow any investigation," the army says +++ Community policing addresses security challenges in north Nigeria +++ Coronavirus affecting businesses in Zimbabwe
As the world focuses on the fight to curb COVID-19, Boko Haram has stepped up attacks in west Africa. Islamists affiliated to the so-called IS also claimed new territory in Mozambique. There are fears of more attacks.
As the global pandemic evolves, Africa is taking measures to defend itself. We asked our correspondents across the continent of 54 nations how their countries are coping and how their own lives have been affected.
As COVID-19 spreads, countries in the region are increasing vigilance at airports and borders, with restrictions on flights out of Europe in particular. The expected economic fallout is another growing cause for concern.
Several African countries announced new cases of coronavirus over the weekend. African governments reacted with measures to keep the infection from spreading. But some African countries are ill-equipped for a pandemic.
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