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The next battlefield

International | The African continent braces for its own coronavirus crises
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/27/20, 05:59 pm

ABUJA, Nigeria—On Sunday, the red chairs inside The Citizens Church in Nigeria’s capital city remained empty as the congregation watched a livestreamed service on Facebook. In Lagos, the Catholic Church suspended public Mass for the next four weeks in the city, which had the most recorded cases of COVID-19 in the country.

In South Africa, which has more than 700 COVID-19 cases—the highest number on the continent—the Methodist Church canceled its Easter season services, and Zion Christian Church suspended its annual Easter pilgrimage to its headquarters in Moria.

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Associated Press/Photo by Fernando Llano

Femicide rising

International | Women in Mexico protest increasing gender-based violence
by Julia A. Seymour
Posted 3/17/20, 06:33 pm

Ingrid. Fatima. Maria.

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Associated Press/Photo by Emrah Gurel

Reopening the floodgates

International | Turkey allows refugees to illegally cross into Greece amid spat between the countries
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/10/20, 03:36 pm

Refugees clutched the ground and hugged one another as at least one child cried openly after their inflatable dinghy arrived at the Greek island of Lesbos from Turkey at the end of February.

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