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Niger Unveils ‘Chatbot’ to Inform Public of COVID-19

Niger Unveils ‘Chatbot’ to Inform Public of COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF Niger has launched a “chatbot” on the WhatsApp social network that will allow people to easily access accurate information about COVID-19, the disease... ...
China Holds Out as Global Lenders Pause Loan Payments

China Holds Out as Global Lenders Pause Loan Payments

Reading Time: 3 minutes ADF STAFF Nations across the globe are warning that they face a stark choice between caring for their people and paying back international debt. In... ...
U.S. Boosts COVID-19 Aid to Sudan

U.S. Boosts COVID-19 Aid to Sudan

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF As COVID-19 continues to spread across Sudan, the U.S. government has sharply increased its financial support to help that nation combat rising numbers... ...
COVID-19 Has Roots in Exotic Animal Trade

COVID-19 Has Roots in Exotic Animal Trade

Reading Time: 3 minutes ADF STAFF A 57-year-old shrimp dealer at a wet market in Wuhan, China, started out thinking she had a cold, but she became one of... ...
Cartoon Monster Teaches Children About COVID-19

Cartoon Monster Teaches Children About COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF As he struggled to explain to his young son why he could not go outside to play during the global pandemic, Nigerian film... ...
U.S. Sends 729,000 Masks to South Africa

U.S. Sends 729,000 Masks to South Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF The U.S. government announced plans to send 729,000 protective masks to South Africa’s National Department of Health to help prevent the spread of... ...