Africa 54

June 09, 2020 12:30 PM
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On this edition of Africa 54, family and friends are set to honor George Floyd with a private funeral in the U.S. city of Houston; Demonstrators in South Africa, led by the ultra-left Economic Freedom Fighters, gathered outside U.S. missions marching in solidarity; Nigeria’s health minister says up to 60 percent of the mystery deaths in Kano state likely due to coronavirus; The total number of COVID-19 infections worldwide is just over 7.1 million people, with at least 406-thousand confirmed deaths.

A54 Health: Amref is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing sustainable health access to African communities. Africa 54 health correspondent Linord Moudou spoke with Camilla Knox-Peebles, CEO of Amref Health Africa UK, to discuss the organization's work in Africa and some of the priorities during the COVID-19 pandemic.