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Juliette Jabkhiro

Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge

19 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

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

18 Mar 2020

* Officials are worried about transmission in poor neighbourhoods

Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge

17 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.

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

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.

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.

'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.

'Fragile' Africa prepares for high risk of coronavirus spread

05 Feb 2020

DAKAR/LONDON, Feb 5 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.

Award-winning film 'Atlantics' offers haunting take on life in Senegal

15 Nov 2019

DAKAR To capture the harsh reality of life in Senegal, film director Mati Diop chose young people she met at building sites, bars and in Dakar's poorer suburbs as the stars of 'Atlantics', a ghost story about migrants and those they leave behind.

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