17 Apr 2020
The streets of Kano, Nigeria's second-largest city, are deserted as a result of the total lockdown ordered by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The decision was taken to avoid the spread of COVID 19 in Kano. Kano state has 21 confirmed cases after Abuja 67 and Lagos 251, respectively.
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Health authorities in the territory have said the animals are to be "humanely" put down after coronavirus infections were traced back to hamsters at a pet shop.
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Researchers in China have cloned two monkeys using the method that produced Dolly the Sheep, the first mammal to be successfully cloned. This potentially brings scientists one step closer to being able to clone humans.
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Teams in Cameroon are putting in their final preparations ahead of the last 16 matches which kick off on Sunday. Burkina Faso and Gabon will get the ball rolling as they go head to head in Limbé, while flawless Nigeria will take on Covid-hit Tunisia.
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France 24 takes a look back at all the drama, shocks, history made on the pitch and major talking points off it so far at the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of the round of 16.
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Streaming giant Netflix says it's bracing for slower-than-expected growth this year, a development that saw its share price plummet. As FRANCE 24's Cole Stangler explains, it's not the only firm that's struggled to keep up momentum after booming in the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, when millions of people were on lockdown.