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[This Day] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has added two new molecular laboratory centres to its testing facilities across the country, increasing the number from 26 to 28.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government of Tanzania through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 summoned the acting US Ambassador Dr Inmi Patterson for clarification over issues that the mission has in the recent past posted on its website and social media platforms.

[VOA] The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR warns hundreds of thousands of urban refugees across the East, Horn and Great Lakes region of Africa are resorting to desperate measures to survive as the economic impact of COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, takes hold.

[East African] Members of the Safaricom Youth Orchestra will get their music lessons through e-learning using 4G-enabled mobile handsets from Safaricom.

[News24Wire] Zakes Bantwini has got a lot to celebrate - he's turning 40, starting a record label, and has been accepted to the Harvard Business School.

[Nairobi News] Popular Kikuyu musician Jimmy Wayuni Githinji is dead. The benga artiste died on Tuesday night in a road accident in Githurai along the Thika Superhighway, Nairobi.

[Nation] Sixty seven International Baccalaureate students were awarded diplomas at the Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa during its 14th graduation ceremony, which was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.

[Nation] About 196,613 students currently admitted to public and private universities can now apply for Sh7.6 billion students loan, Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) has announced.

[This Day] In spite of the negative effects of the lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the management of Queen's College, Lagos said it provided an opportunity to bring teachers closer to students leveraging on technology.

[The Herald] Travel and tourism players in the country have approached Government to intervene with a recovery plan for the sector, which is among the hardest hit by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

[Ghanaian Times] More Ghanaians who have become stranded across the world due to COVID-19 border closures are expected to be evacuated in the coming weeks, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has indicated.

[Seychelles News Agency] Tourism businesses in Seychelles will need to meet a set of criteria to help stop the spread of COVID-19 before welcoming visitors to their establishments when the island nation airport reopens for commercial flights on June 1, said a high official on Wednesday.

For weeks Berlin was out of bounds to tourists. On May 15, restaurants began to reopen under certain conditions, and now also hotels. We took a look around the Kurfürstendamm, Berlin's famous promenade and shopping area.

With social distancing rules to stay in place till late June in Germany, cultural institutions are finding ingenuous ways to safely bring people together. From noodle hats to parking lot prayers, here's a selection.

If you want to take pictures with your smartphone and quickly share beautiful results, you need effective image editing tools. DW Digital tests the most popular apps. This week: "A Color Story".

[The Herald] Police in South Africa have arrested five people, including a Zimbabwean woman, for allegedly smuggling cigarettes from Zimbabwe to South Africa.

[Observer] The National Association of Liberian Business Women and Women Entrepreneurs (NALBWE) has donated huge consignments of anti-Coronavirus material to the Liberia Marketing Association (LMA) to help support the fight against the disease caused by the virus.

[Daily News] A NON Governmental Organisation (NGO)-Reaching the Unreachable Tanzanian (RUT), says it has reached nearly 1,000 women and girls in Dodoma in its new initiative that aims to rescue girls from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

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