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Virus spread feared where water is scarce around the world

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Violet Manuel hastily abandoned her uncle’s funeral and grabbed two empty containers when she heard a boy running down the...

Virus spread feared where water is scarce around the world

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Violet Manuel hastily abandoned her uncle’s funeral and grabbed two empty containers when she heard a boy running down the...

Zimbabwe police accused of assaulting young female activists

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Three young Zimbabwean opposition activists who were reported missing following a protest over COVID-19 lockdown measures this week were being...

African nations seek their own solutions in virus crisis

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - A loud hiss and grunt come from a green bag pressing air through a tube, as Senegalese researchers work to...

VIRUS DIARY: Staving off the virus while our water runs out

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - I know we're meant to be washing our hands frequently. We're trying. But we're running out of water again and...

The Latest: Trump says he’ll act to increase swab production

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

The Latest: More than 1 million European cases of virus

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

Virus choking off supply of what Africa needs most: Food

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - In a pre-dawn raid in food-starved Zimbabwe, police enforcing a coronavirus lockdown confiscated and destroyed 3 tons of fresh fruit...

Lockdowns mean millions of women can’t reach birth control

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The callers were in tears. One by one, women in homes across rural Zimbabwe had a pleading question: When would family...

African elite who once sought treatment abroad are grounded

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The coronavirus pandemic could narrow one gaping inequality in Africa, where some heads of state and other elite jet off to...