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Sex Workers Lack Food for Taking HIV Drugs During COVID-19

KIGALI, RWANDA – As the coronavirus spreads in Africa, it threatens in multiple ways those who earn their living on the streets — people like Mignonne, a 25-year-old sex worker with HIV. The lockdown in Rwanda has kept many of her customers away, she said, so she has less money to buy food. And when

WHO: World Sets Record Daily Jump in Coronavirus Cases

The world saw a record 24-hour increase in the number of coronavirus cases Saturday — 212,326, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported. The United States, Brazil and India led with the largest increases, the WHO daily report said. The previous record reported by the WHO was 189,077 on June 28. Deaths continue to be about 5,000

Mozambique: 250 Renamo Fighters Apply for Demobilisation

Maputo — 250 former guerrillas of Mozambique’s main opposition party, Renamo, signed up for their demobilisation on Thursday, but none of them have yet handed over any weapons. This pre-demobilisation exercise happened in the Muxungue administrative post in the central province of Sofala. They had come from the Renamo base at Mangomonhe – believed to

Mozambique: Defence Forces Claim Deaths of Over 100 Terrorists

Maputo — Maputo, 2 Jul (AIM) The Mozambican Defence and Security Forces have claimed that they killed about 100 islamist terrorists in clashes on Wednesday in Quissanga district, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado. According to a report on the “Noticias de Defesa” website (which is not an official government site, but is clearly

Mozambique: Five Per Cent of Nampula City Have Coronavirus Antibodies

Maputo — Nampula (Mozambique), 2 Jul (AIM) – About five per cent of the population of Nampula city in northern Mozambique have antibodies in their blood to the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease. This is one of the main results of an epidemiological survey in the city undertaken by the National Health Institute

Mozambique: Number of COVID-19 Cases Tops 900

  Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities on Wednesday announced the diagnosis of a further 14 cases of the respiratory disease Covid-19, bringing the total number since the pandemic began to over 900. According to a Wednesday press release from the Ministry of Health, since the first case was diagnosed on 22 March, 30,273 people