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[New Times] President Paul Kagame has called on Rwandans, especially those in positions of leadership, to use the challenges and methods used in dealing with Covid-19 as an opportunity to learn lessons that will help in Rwanda's journey.

[Times of Zambia] The lockdown that has resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic is aimed at preventing the spread of the virus, but to some people it is a source of worry.

[Monitor] For more than a month, most of the Covid-19 cases in Uganda have either been truck drivers or those infected by the truckers. Uganda has so far registered a total of 413 cases since March and 174 are truckers.

[The Conversation Africa] Guinea is in mourning. Mory Kanté, who passed away from chronic health problems at 70, was one of Africa's most influential and legendary artists of the late 20th century.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian entertainment industry is mourning the death of legendary reggae musician, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek.

[Premium Times] Tosin Jegede, Chichi of Africa and Yvonne Maha. Remember these familiar names?

[Vanguard] The Delta Government on Monday said necessary measures would be put in place before academic activities could resume in the state.

[Cameroon Tribune] The Prime Minister had a reality check meeting with the Minister of State, Minister of Higher Education, Rectors and Vice Chancellors of institutions of higher learning on May 29, 2020.

[FrontPageAfrica] Abuja -The spouse of Chief Cliff Nzeruem, the Honorary Consul-Designate of Liberia to the South-South and South-Eastern States of Nigeria, has donated an assortment of relief supplies to students of the Rochas Foundation College of Africa, where ten Liberian children, who lost their parents to Ebola, are studying.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Gedaref / Haya / Sinkat / El Geneina -All airports in Sudan will remain closed until June 14 to prevent the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19), the Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority announced.

[Ghanaian Times] The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has inaugurated a 17-member steering committee to coordinate the 'Beyond the Return' - a decade of African Renaissance (2020 - 2030) project.

[Dalsan Radio] Two airlines operating in Somalia have had their licenses withdrawn over Khat smuggling. Somalia banned imports of khat in the wake of COVID 19 in an effort to avert the spread.

Movie shoots that came to a standstill following the coronavirus lockdown now aim to resume. The film industry was inspired by the Bundesliga's concept — with quarantines and constant testing — to keep cameras rolling.

From Spike Lee to Taylor Swift and George Clooney, stars are speaking out against police brutality, racism and Donald Trump. Here's how they're showing their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Circuses are among the cultural enterprises particularly affected by the COVID-19 restrictions. Small, long-established family businesses are struggling to survive — and even global giant Cirque du Soleil is suffering.

[News24Wire] The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) said on Monday that it, too, would look into a social media post depicting Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as an ape after the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said it would investigate the origin of the post.

[Vanguard] Last November, a local television station called AIT broadcast a story about a pregnant woman killed by her husband. Mathew Ankyoor, 37, brutally beat his wife, Doosur--a mother of three children--because she refused to do his laundry and complained of being sick. She was eight months pregnant. Doosur and the baby did not survive. In December, another young man chased his girlfriend in the southern Nigerian village of Buguma, in Rivers state, following a dispute before severely beating her inside the home

[Nation] Migori family pursues justice following woman's death after giving birth

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