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Juliette Jabkhiro

Coronavirus leaves Senegal's street children more exposed than ever

07 Apr 2020

DAKAR Dozens of children in plastic sandles and shabby clothing rounded a street corner in Senegal's capital Dakar and sprinted towards a car manned by volunteers bearing sandwiches and water. | Video

Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge

18 Mar 2020

YAOUNDE/DAKAR When a passenger arriving from Brussels at Cameroon's Yaounde Nsimalen airport on Saturday was found to have a temperature, health officials say he was whisked to a hospital and diagnosed inside four hours as the country's fourth case of coronavirus. | Video

Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge

18 Mar 2020

YAOUNDE/DAKAR When a passenger arriving from Brussels at Cameroon's Yaounde Nsimalen airport on Saturday was found to have a temperature, health officials say he was whisked to a hospital and diagnosed inside four hours as the country's fourth case of coronavirus.

RPT-UPDATE 2-Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge

18 Mar 2020

* Officials are worried about transmission in poor neighbourhoods

Senegal confirms second case of coronavirus

04 Mar 2020

DAKAR Senegal's health ministry said a second person who flew to the West African country from France last week tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases in sub-Saharan Africa to three. | Video

Senegal confirms second case of coronavirus

03 Mar 2020

DAKAR Senegal's health ministry said a second person who flew to the West African country from France last week tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases in sub-Saharan Africa to three.

Senegal confirms second case of coronavirus

03 Mar 2020

DAKAR Senegal's health ministry said a second person who flew to the West African country from France last week tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases in sub-Saharan Africa to three.

Senegal confirms second case of coronavirus

03 Mar 2020

DAKAR, March 3 Senegal's health ministry said a second person who flew to the West African country from France last week tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases in sub-Saharan Africa to three.

'Fragile' Africa prepares for high risk of coronavirus spread

05 Feb 2020

DAKAR/LONDON An isolation ward stands ready at a hospital in Khartoum, Sudan. Laboratories in Senegal and Madagascar have the testing equipment they need. Passengers arriving at airports in Gambia, Cameroon and Guinea are being screened for fever and other viral symptoms.

'Fragile' Africa prepares for high risk of coronavirus spread

05 Feb 2020

DAKAR/LONDON An isolation ward stands ready at a hospital in Khartoum, Sudan. Laboratories in Senegal and Madagascar have the testing equipment they need. Passengers arriving at airports in Gambia, Cameroon and Guinea are being screened for fever and other viral symptoms.

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Civil unrest flares in U.S. cities over Minneapolis killing

The full Minnesota National Guard was activated for the first time since World War Two after four nights of sometimes violent protests that have spread to other U.S. cities following the killing of a black man by a white Minneapolis police officer who knelt on his neck.