On this edition of Africa 54, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 now tops 1.5 million worldwide, while the reported deaths from the deadly virus has soared past 89,000 people.
President appointed Mustafa al-Kadhimi, 53, as prime minister-designate shortly after Adnan al-Zurfi's resignation
Warns more than 170 countries likely to see negative Growth his year
In less than a month, more than 5,000 Americans have joined class-action lawsuit in Florida seeking reparations from Chinese government for COVID-19 damages
Coronavirus brings once noisy, bustling Indian capital and its satellite towns, home to over 20 million people, to a tense standstill
The move came a day after New Jersey and Virginia joined at least 15 other states in delaying their primaries amid the coronavirus pandemic
African officials warn that if the virus is left to spread on the continent the world will remain at risk.
U.S. Northern Command, the Department of Defense's lead for COVID-19 operations in the United States, is working closely with the State of New York to ensure DoD medical support evolves to best relieve pressure on the New York hospital system.
China falsely claims COVID-19 wasn't in the city of Wuhan in "late December 2019"