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Supercomputer Helps Fight East Africa Locust Outbreak

KAMPALA, UGANDA – A supercomputer is boosting efforts in East Africa to control a locust outbreak that raises what the U.N. food agency calls “an unprecedented threat” to the region’s food security.

The computer, a donation from Britain, uses satellite …

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South Africa Sees First Local Coronavirus Transmission

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa has seen its first locally transmitted case of novel coronavirus, a week after the nation reported its first case on March 5. That brings the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 17, with cases in …

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South Africa Confirms 1st Coronavirus Case

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s health minister on Thursday confirmed the nation’s first case of the novel coronavirus, in a 38-year-old man who had recently traveled to Italy.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said the patient, from the eastern KwaZulu-Natal province, had …

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Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Will Help Stabilize the Oil Market even with Coronavirus concerns, African Energy Chamber Says During Discussion with Deutsche Welle

As oil prices sank about 14 percent last week alone and the Brent hit a twelve-month low on the back of the coronavirus outbreak, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is meeting in Vienna this week to help stabilize …

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Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Will Help Stabilize the Oil Market even with Coronavirus concerns, African Energy Chamber Says During Discussion with Deutsche Welle

As oil prices sank about 14 percent last week alone and the Brent hit a twelve-month low on the back of the coronavirus outbreak, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is meeting in Vienna this week to help stabilize …

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