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34th African Union summit opens virtually amid Coronavirus

– – The 34th African Union summit opened virtually on Saturday as African leaders discuss very critical issues affecting the continent. The 55-member union will be holding this summit for the next two days on theme “Arts, Culture and Heritage: Levers for Building the Africa We Want.” The summit is taking place at the time the continent and the world is battling the Coronavirus Pandemic. The continent of Africa has so far recorded 3.5% of global virus cases and 4% of global deaths, according to the Africa Centres for Disease…

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African leaders to focus on Covid-19 and conflicts at AU summit

– – African leaders are expected to focus on the continent’s COVID-19 response at a virtual summit this weekend, as well as pressing security crises that have gone overlooked during the pandemic. The two-day African Union summit comes almost exactly one year after Egypt recorded the first case of COVID-19 in Africa, prompting widespread fears that member states’ weak health systems would quickly be overwhelmed. But despite early doomsday predictions, the continent has so far been hit less hard than other regions, recording 3.5% of global virus cases and 4%…

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