Africa 54

February 25, 2020 11:30 AM
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On this edition of Africa 54, Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak passes away at age 91; World Food Program reports Zimbabwe needs $103 million dollars in urgent food assistance; A local Kenya NGO uses technology to feed hungry children for a few pennies and a tap of their wrist;Twenty-thousand mourners recall the lives of international basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who were killed in a helicopter crash last month.

A54 Health: The Corona-virus outbreak is upending air travel and causing people to question the safety of cruises.  Travelers are canceling trips to Asia and some are even refraining from eating Chinese food prepared in countries that do not have a widespread outbreak of the virus called COVID-19.