Mali's worried allies and neighbors appealed for restraint and dialogue as the country's deepening political crisis spirals into bloodshed.
International appeal for calm in Mali after protest deaths
Mali's president announced the dissolution of the constitutional court in an attempt to calm the major civil unrest gripping the vulnerable African country, as more opposition leaders were arrested.
Mali president tries to calm deadly unrest with court dissolution
South Africa’s coronavirus cases have passed 200,000, the highest total in Africa, as Kenya’s leadership announced that it was pressing on with plans to ease the country’s lockdown despite a steep increase in cases.
South Africa cases pass 200,000 as Kenya plans 'phased reopening'
Police in Ethiopia said at least 166 people have lost their lives in violent protests that have rocked the Horn of Africa country over the past week.
At least 165 killed in Ethiopia weeklong protests over musician’s killing
Central Bank of Nigeria devalued the naira at one of its currency auctions, according to people familiar with the matter.
Central Bank of Nigeria devalues naira by 5.3%
Kenya's Ministry of Health launched Kenya Cancer Policy 2019-2030 to help address the growing burden of disease in the country.
Kenya launches policy document to help deal with cancer
Zimbabwe suspended all monetary transactions on mobile-phone platforms and halted trade on the local stock exchange in an effort to stabilize its currency.
Zimbabwe halts stock exchange, mobile money to steady currency
The International Monetary Fund approved Egypt’s request for a $5.2 billion loan as the country’s economy reels from the financial fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
Egypt secures $5.2b IMF loan amid coronavirus fallout
The New Development Bank established by the BRICS group of emerging nations has approved a $1 billion COVID-19 emergency loan to South Africa to help reduce the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic, the National Treasury said.
New Development Bank provides South Africa with $1b COVID-19 loan
DR Congo’s Mines Ministry has proposed lifting lockdowns at mining operations after workers went on strike to protest compulsory on-site confinements during the coronavirus outbreak.
DR Congo ministers call for eased lockdown for miners

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