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COVID-19: Cases in Africa exceed 3.81 Million, Polls open for Niger’s Presidential run-off election | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the 54 Countries in Africa, these are the 5 top stories you may have missed: COVID-19: Cases in Africa exceed 3.81 Million Reported deaths in Africa caused by the COVID-19 have reached 100,998 with a total number of 3,372,065 people...

France Closes Border to Africa, Non-EU Countries | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

France Closes Border to Africa, Non-EU Countries France has closed its borders to people outside the European Union (EU) due to continued increase in COVID-19 cases. Travel between France and countries outside the European Union was declared banned from...

African Union secures additional COVID-19 Vaccines | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

1. AU secures additional COVID-19 Vaccines The African Union has successfully secured an additional 400 million doses of coronavirus vaccines for its member states. The report was made available by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...

Ugandan government withdraws troop from Bobi Wine’s residence | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Ugandan government withdraws troop from Bobi Wine's residence The Ugandan soldiers have now been ordered to stand down from their position at Bobi Wine’s house, the opposition leader who is was arrested after the January 14 election where the...

Plans to reopen schools in Uganda still on hold | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Plans to reopen schools in Uganda still on hold While some schools have opened and resumed lectures in countries like Nigeria amidst others, secondary schools and tertiary institutions in Uganda still remain shut as the country witnesses a rush...

Nigeria pledges $270m to ECOWAS security fund, $80m for counter-insurgency | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigeria pledges $270m to ECOWAS security fund, $80m for counter-insurgency The Federal Government of Nigeria has planned to contribute $350m to the ECOWAS Security Fund out of which $80m (over N30.5 bn) would be directed towards the counter-insurgency campaign...

Central Africa Republic declares state of emergency for 15 days | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Central Africa Republic declares state of emergency for 15 days  Central African Republic has declared a 15-day state of emergency throughout the country. This is coming after a coalition of armed groups sought to overthrow re-elected President Faustin Archange...

Zimbabwe’s foreign minister dies from COVID-19 | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Zimbabwe's foreign minister dies from COVID-19 Another high ranking government official has died from COVID in Africa. Zimbabwe's foreign minister, Sibusiso Moyo, on Wednesday, 20 January 2021 died at a local hospital after battling COVID-19 complications. Government spokesman George Charamba...

Human rights lawyer, Falana petitions UN over Bobi Wine house arrest | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Human rights lawyer, Falana petitions UN over Bobi Wine house arrest Nigerian Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has submitted a complaint to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UN-WGAD) over the stretched house arrest of Ugandan opposition...

Bobi Wine calls on International community over house arrest | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Bobi Wine calls on International community over house arrest Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine), the Ugandan opposition leader has beckoned on the international community to aid in the lifting of his "house arrest". Bobi Wine was placed on a house arrest...
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Somalia: Diplomatic ties with Kenya restored, WHO warns of new COVID-19 wave in Africa | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the 54 Countries in Africa, these are the 5 top stories you may have missed: Somalia: Diplomatic ties with Kenya...
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