Coronavirus Global Statistics

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5,823,950
Confirmed
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2,522,414
Recovered
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358,172
Deaths
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Elections

Burundi heads to poll amidst health and violence concerns

President Pierre Nkurunziza will step down after 15 years, leading way to the first competitive presidential election since a civil war erupted in 1993. Burundi...

Will the 2020 US presidential election be postponed?

Not only is the American economy being hammered by the Covid-19 pandemic but will the 2020 US presidential election be postponed? WASHINGTON, US - The...

Ugandan President hints at postponing 2021 elections

Ugandan 75-year-old President Yoweri Museveni hints at postponing 2021 general elections if the coronavirus pandemic persists. KAMPALA, Uganda - Uganda’s long-serving President Yoweri Museveni has...

Burundi says election observers must be quarantined for 14 days

Burundi has told the regional bloc East African Community (EAC) that any election observers must be quarantined for 14 days amid COVID-19. BUJUMBURA - Burundi...

Malawi court upholds poll rerun, rejects president’s appeal

Malawi's top court upholds poll rerun and rejects President Peter Mutharika's appeal to overturn a landmark ruling quashing his controversial re-election. Malawi's top court on...

Malawi political violence kills three ahead of election rerun

Malawi political violence kills three ahead of election rerun following a petrol bomb attack on an opposition party office in the capital Lilongwe. Three people...

Two hurt in Mali election protest

Two people suffered gunshot wounds Thursday after a protest in southern Mali against the outcome of legislative elections in March and April, local sources...

Ivory Coast presidential candidate sentenced to 20 years in prison

Ivory Coast presidential candidate and former rebel leader Guillaume Soro has been sentenced to 20 years in prison before the October 2020 presidential election. ABIDJAN...

Mali set for election runoff, despite virus and militant threats

The elections in Mali have been repeatedly delayed, eroding trust in institutions as the country struggles with a militant revolt that has claimed thousands...

How coronavirus is affecting elections in Africa

As COVID-19 spreads in the continent, Ethiopia postpones the August vote while Guinea goes ahead with the disputed referendum. Back in February, things did not...

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