Rise in Malawi Suicide Cases Linked to COVID-19

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BLANTYRE, MALAWI – Malawi has recorded a 57% increase in suicides since the start the coronavirus pandemic. Psychologists blame loss of hope in dealing with social distancing and economic problems from COVID-19. Emily Luangwa recalls how her brother was under pressure to repay a loan from his creditors before he took his own life in Read More

Schools in Northern Cameroon Close as Boko Haram Steps Up Attacks

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YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Cameroon says it has again closed more than 60 schools on its northern border with Nigeria to protect children and teaching staff from increasing Boko Haram attacks. Many people have fled the region and are now displaced. The Islamist group has stepped up its use of suicide bombers, even as the country’s Read More

Central Asian States and Russia Join Forces Against COVID-19

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DUSHANBE,   Central Asian countries and Russia are going to continue the implement joint projects for the sake of strengthening the sanitary and epidemiological protection of the population amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a joint statement by the foreign ministers of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan which was issued following an online conference Read More