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Zimbabwe’s first batch of vaccines

Most South African nations are receiving vaccines from state-owned Chinese manufacturers. Health Minister and Vice President arrived in the early hours at Zimbabwe's International...

Two die as Ebola resurges in DRC

WHO has reported that there is an outbreak of Ebola in DRC. Two people have died, and another 100 are infected with the virus....

The United States yet again warns of high COVID transmission in Tanzania

The United States Centre for Disease Control has issued yet another warning of high COVID-19 spread in Tanzania, urging its citizens to remain vigilant. The...

Dominic Ongwen Former LRA leader found guilty of war crimes

Dominic Ongwen, a former Ugandan child soldier and former leader of Joseph Kony's Lord Resistance Army (LRA) was found guilty of war crimes by...

Ghana’s Parliament goes on a three-week recess after COVID cases in premises soar

On Tuesday, Ghana was forced to shut down its parliament for three weeks after COVID cases in the premises continued to surge. Last week, the...

South Africa pauses AstraZeneca vaccine rollout after reduced efficacy on new strain

South Africa has stopped the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine rollout after it showed little efficacy against the new coronavirus strain. South African medical experts had carried...

Left Behind: How Africa is lagging in getting the COVID-19 vaccines

Following the confirmation of several COVID-19 vaccines towards the end of 2020, hope was high that there would be proper immunisation distribution. However, that has...

Africa CDC cautions of rising COVID fatality rates in the continent

The Africa Centre for Disease Control has warned that the continent is seeing a rise in death rates. After months of lagging in deaths, it...

WHO Africa cautions against ‘COVID-19 fatigue’ as continent crosses 3.5 m cases

The World Health Organization has warned against COVID-19 fatigue as the continent crossed 3.5 million confirmed cases. The WHO has confirmed over 3.5 million cases...

Lift of Hijab ban in South Africa

It has been a dress policy in the South African army that Muslim women should not have their hijabs on while on duty. But...

Kenya refutes claims of fueling Jubaland, Somalia conflict

Kenya has vehemently denied playing a part in Somalia's ongoing conflict between the Somali government and Jubaland forces. The clash, which happened on Monday, claimed...

Rwanda top ten in countries that have managed COVID-19 well

Rwanda has emerged top ten in countries that managed the COVID-19 pandemic well. According to the Study by Australia’s Lowy Institute, Rwanda emerged sixth in...

The unending war in Central African Republic

Chaos has been the norm in the Central Africa Republic re-elected their President Faustin Archange Touadera.44 rebels have been killed for participating in the...

Thousands displaced in Mozambique over cyclone Eloise

Mozambicans woke up to havoc on Saturday morning after the tropical Cyclone Eloise hit Sofala, located in the coastal province. Seven thousand people have...

Ugandan court orders security officers to vacate Bobi Wine’s home

A Ugandan court has directed security agencies surrounding Bobi Wine's home to vacate, terming the move unlawful. The 38-year-old opposition leader has been under house...

South Africa will pay two times more than most European countries for COVID vaccine

The Ministry of Health in South Africa said that the country would buy Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine at a price two times more than what...

Sex crime allegations in Ethiopia Tigray war

Pramila Patten, the UN special representative on sexual violence in conflict, has called for people to commit to the zero-tolerance policy of sexual crime....

43 Africans drown after their boat capsized off Libya

On Tuesday, United Nations agencies said that at least 43 Africans have drowned after their boat capsized in rough seas off the coast of...

Zimbabwean minister dies of Covid-19 a day after testing positive for the virus

Sibusiso Moyo, a Foreign Affairs minister in Zimbabwe, has died of Covid-19 barely a day after he tested positive for the virus. Sibusiso Moyo came...

Kigali put under strict lockdown as cases surge in capital

The Rwandan government has put Kigali under a new strict lockdown after cases continued to surge in the capital. In the statement released on Monday...

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