Saturday, March 28, 2020
Home INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

    International News / Items from Around the World

    Africa Cases Over 2,000 as South Africa Rushes into Lockdown

    0
    By MOGOMOTSI MAGOME, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Customers started behaving oddly about a week ago, visibly dejected street vendor Frank Mojapelo said. Some were wary to exchange cash. Some backed away, or refused to...

    South Africa’s Virus Cases Jump to 402, Most in Africa

    0
    By MOGOMOTSI MAGOME Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's coronavirus cases jumped to 402 Monday, up 128 from the day before, continuing worrying exponential growth and making it the country with the most cases...

    Africa Readies for New Virus as Cases Confirmed on Continent

    0
    By Rodney Muhumuza and Carle Petesch The Associated Press Across Africa, steps are being taken to prepare for — and to reduce the effects of — the spread of the new coronavirus. Testing laboratories are being...

    South Africa Removes Migrants in Cape Town

    0
    By MOGOMOTSI MAGOME Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hundreds of foreign migrants have been removed from central Cape Town by South African authorities following a months-long stand-off. The migrants, who were moved in an operation Sunday,...

    Parents of ‘Terrified’ Africans Stranded in China Want Help

    0
    By RODNEY MUHUMUZA and PATRICK ONEN, Associated Press KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — She wakes every day long before dawn to chat with her three stranded daughters on the other side of the world in China's...

    Togo Election Could See President Extend Family’s Long Rule

    0
    By Didier Assogba and Lekan Oyekanmi The Associated Press The West African nation of Togo held a presidential election Feb. 22 that was expected to result in the incumbent winning a fourth term despite years of...

    AFRO Exclusive: Quarantined in China

    0
    By Devika Koppikar, Special to the AFRO Devika Koppikar, the former press secretary for the late Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, is chronicling her experience being quarantined in China due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).  As...

    AFRO Exclusive: Quarantined in China

    0
    By Devika Koppikar, Special to the AFRO Devika Koppikar, the former press secretary for the late Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, chronicles her experience being quarantined in China due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).  As a...

    Migrants Cross Yemen War Zone to Find Work in Saudi Arabia

    0
    By MAGGIE MICHAEL, NARIMAN EL-MOFTY and MAAD AL-ZEKRI Associated Press LAC ASSAL, Djibouti (AP) — "Patience," Mohammed Eissa told himself. He whispered it every time he felt like giving up. The sun was brutal, reflecting off...

    Haiti Officials say 15 Children Died in Residence Fire

    0
    By EVENS SANON, MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and BEN FOX Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A fire swept through a Haitian children's home run by a Pennsylvania-based religious nonprofit group, killing 15 children, officials said Friday.  Rose-Marie...

    AFRO Exclusive: Updates From China Quarantine Days 2 – 6

    0
    Quarantine Days 2 and 3:  Snow Day/Silent Retreat The reality of the quarantine is beginning to hit me. All in one day, I experience a snow day and play the roles of Henry David Thoreau...

    New Virus Has Infected More Than 37,500 People Globally

    0
    By The Associated Press A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 37,500 people globally.  The latest figures reported by global health authorities as of Feb. 9 in Beijing: — China: 811 deaths and...
    MAKE A DONATION


    Unlike many online publications, afro.com delivers content that's relevant to you at no cost. Help us keep it that way by making a generous donation as low as $2.

     

    Donate Now

    $
    Personal Info

    Donation Total: $2.00