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Coronavirus pandemic

'Lockdown made everything gloomy': Ramadan in Nigeria's Kano

Residents largely restricted to their homes, with mosques shut and festival marking end of Ramadan likely cancelled.

'Lockdown made everything gloomy': Ramadan in Nigeria's Kano

Nigeria

Businesses reopen as Nigeria eases coronavirus lockdown

Residents return to work for first time in more than 30 days after stringent measures were imposed to curb virus spread.

Businesses reopen as Nigeria eases coronavirus lockdown

Lebanon

Lebanon employer investigated over Nigeria domestic worker abuse

Employer banned from hiring domestic workers and referred for criminal investigation after a tip from Al Jazeera.

Lebanon employer investigated over Nigeria domestic worker abuse

Middle East

Lebanon arrests suspect for putting Nigerian worker up 'for sale'

Facebook post sparks outrage in Nigeria, with the government calling for the man's prosecution.

Lebanon arrests suspect for putting Nigerian worker up 'for sale'

Africa

Nigeria: Lagos residents defend homes against curfew bandits

Amid rising number of robberies during lockdown, residents form vigilante groups to keep guard against attackers.

Nigeria: Lagos residents defend homes against curfew bandits

Coronavirus pandemic

Nigeria COVID-19 survivor: 'An experience I don't wish on anyone'

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi wants to advocate for an end to stigmatisation and demystify myths around COVID-19.

Nigeria COVID-19 survivor: 'An experience I don't wish on anyone'

Coronavirus pandemic

Nigeria announces lockdown of major cities to curb coronavirus

The 14-day lockdown enforced in the commercial hub, Lagos, neighbouring Ogun and the nation's capital, Abuja.

Nigeria announces lockdown of major cities to curb coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Unanswered questions as Nigeria braces for coronavirus lockdown

Small business owners worry about cash flow as Nigeria prepares to go into lockdown later on Thursday.

Unanswered questions as Nigeria braces for coronavirus lockdown

Mozambique

'We are dying': Residents lament attacks in northern Mozambique

Monday's attack was claimed by a shadowy armed group, Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jama, or 'followers of the prophetic tradition'.

'We are dying': Residents lament attacks in northern Mozambique

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus cases surpass 100,000 globally: Live updates

Outbreak reaches worrying new milestone, driven by new cases outside China, as governments further tighten restrictions.

Coronavirus cases surpass 100,000 globally: Live updates

Africa

Uncertainty as deadline for South Sudan unity government looms

Ahead of February 22 milestone, hopes for breakthrough dampened amid disagreement over proposed 'administrative areas'.

Uncertainty as deadline for South Sudan unity government looms

Africa

Cameroon gears up for delayed polls amid security fears

Nearly seven million people are eligible to vote to pick 180 federal legislators and 360 local council officials.

Cameroon gears up for delayed polls amid security fears