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Africa's week in pictures: 3-9 April 2020

A selection of the best photos from across the continent this week.

Coronavirus in South Africa: The lull before the tsunami?

South Africa sees an unexpected slow-down in the daily rate of infections, writes Andrew Harding.

How to celebrate some of the most important religious celebrations of the year - virtually

How to celebrate some of the most important religious celebrations of the year digitally and safely.

Coronavirus: How South Korea is teaching empty classrooms

South Korea's children have gone back to school - but coronavirus means class looks very different.

Oil producers agree to cut production by a fifth

The group will cut production by 10 million barrels a day from May to combat a fall in demand.

Coping with Stress, Anxiety and COVID-19

Strategies for dealing with the coronavirus disease, as well at the stress and anxiety that accompany it

Unemployed Americans Face Hardship, Uncertainty During Pandemic

The United States has taken a different approach than some European countries in providing relief to workers in industries that have been shutdown to contain the spread of COVID-19. While countries like Germany and France are reimbursing businesses to keep workers on the payroll, VOA’s Brian Padden reports, the U.S. has mostly opted to increase government assistance for millions of workers once they are laid off from their jobs or lose employment entirely.

China Recruits Volunteers for Phase 2 Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

In the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine, a Chinese clinical trial program is recruiting another batch of volunteers for Phase 2

Chief of Naval Operations Message to the Fleet

WASHINGTON -- The events of the past week have been difficult for our Navy and our nation. We will

Tie Game: Ancient Bit of String Shows Neanderthal Handiwork

Find implies our evolutionary cousins had some understanding of numbers and the trees that furnished the raw material