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Dino Melaye to Africans - We must unite against Covid-19 vaccine trial
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President Xi stop the abuse of Africans in China - Amb. Arikana Chihombori-Quao
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African migrants in China have become the target of discrimination and harassment as the country strives to contain the coronavirus.
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The African Development Bank says an additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty by the Covid-19 pandemic and its aftermath. This was in the updated forecast of the Africa Economic Outlook, where they expect Central Africa and West Africa to be the hardest-hit regions. Kayode Akindele, Partner at TIA Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.
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The UN has warned of a massive price to pay if rich nations don't go to the aid of developing countries hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Research suggests that many of the world's least-stable nations are on the brink.
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More young Africans are leaving behind their lives in the West and breaking barriers in their countries of origin. Filmmaker Ras Mutabaruka takes us through the development of his new Homecoming series, exclusive to DW.
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