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AfricaLink on Air - 03 July 2020


Sierra Leone doctors boycott coronavirus patients +++ South Africa's hospitals bracing for surge of virus patients +++ Ghana to start paying water and electricity bills after a three-month relief +++ Uganda worried that a rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 cases +++ Cameroon separatist leaders discuss ceasefire with government


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Coronavirus Special Podcast #23 | Life after Surviving Coronavirus


As COVID-19 cases spiral in sub-Saharan Africa, fear is starting to the take hold as infections show no sign of stopping. But DW met some survivors of the coronavirus from across the continent, and found out what ex-patients are doing to spread hope and information about their ordeal.


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AfricaLink on Air - 02 July 2020


The plight of over one million refugees in Uganda +++ Brewing tension in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta +++ Ghana's dream of becoming the 'Singapore of Africa' in 2020 +++ Upsurge in teen pregnancy in Kenya +++ Cameroon's English-speaking displaced people find difficulties in French-speaking regions


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AfricaLink on Air - 01 July 2020


Nigeria will allow travel between its states outside curfew hours from July 1 +++ Germany's Merkel takes over EU presidency +++ Ethiopia police confirm arrest of leading opposition politician +++ Somalia's 60th independence anniversary +++ As Covid-19 cases spike in Rwanda, indigenous Batwa community may return to forests


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The 77Percent: COVID-19 and the surge in teenage pregnancies


Kenya is investigating reports that at least 150,000 girls — some as young as 12 — became pregnant since the start of 2020. Could this be a result of the COVID-19 lockdown, and school closures? Listen to #77percent discussion this week with DW's Miriam Kaliza plus the effects of COVID-19 on sexual and reproductive health in Malawi.


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AfricaLink on Air – 30 June 2020


DR Congo commemorates 60th Independence, Belgian King regrets colonial cruelty +++ Ethiopia: Oromo singer Hachalu Hundessa shot dead +++ Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea agree to withdraw militaries from disputed border +++ Ghana begins controversial new voter registration +++ Sex workers in Greece hit hard by coronavirus


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AfricaLink on Air – 29 June 2020


Liberia opens its international airport to regular air traffic, becoming the first West African country to do so during the coronavirus pandemic +++ Ghana's President Nana Akufo Addo is officially the flag-bearer of his New Patriotic Party +++ Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera and his deputy Saulos Chilima face enormous challenges as they begin to repair the economy


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AfricaLink on Air – 26 June 2020


Pierre Nkurunziza laid to rest: What legacy has he left behind? +++ Covid-19 hits hotel businesses in Cameroon +++ Uganda wants to reduce dependence on Chinese imports +++ Meet Oba Ewuare: Bronze king of Benin City


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Coronavirus Special Podcast #22 | How COVID-19 worsens gender-based violence


Lockdowns were necessary to slow coronavirus infections. But a frightening number of women have become victims of gender-based violence while locked in their homes with aggressive partners frustrated by diminishing economic opportunities. Meanwhile, in Malawi, some parents have agreed to allow their daughters to marry early because they cannot support them financially anymore.


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AfricaLink on Air – 25 June 2020


Liberia COVID-19 Treatment Center runs out of capacity +++ DR Congo declares end to Ebola epidemic in east +++ Uneasy calm as Malawians await presidential election results +++ Discover Botswana's award-winning e-content and info platform for education +++ Young Video game developer in Ghana +++ Tanzania opposition harassed


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