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Spain extended the border closure to three Latin American countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic

Until May 31, travelers from Brazil, Colombia and Peru will not be able to enter Spanish territory, unless they are residents there or in...

WHO Africa warns of COVID-19 resurgence on the continent

The World Health Organization, Africa Region, has warned African countries against getting lulled into a false sense of security over COVID-19. For the year that...

Africa’s Largest COVID-19 Clinical Trial Will Test New Drug Combination Including Nitazoxanide

Researchers from ANTICOV, the largest mild Covid-19 clinical study in Africa, at Saint Joseph Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one...

Africa crosses 4.5 million COVID cases

The number of COVID-19 cases in Africa has crossed 4.5 million as infections continue to soar across various countries in the continent. According to Elephant.info,...

Malawi refuses to use expired COVID vaccines despite WHO, Africa CDC calls

Malawi has refused to use expired doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, with the government saying they would go ahead with plans to destroy the...

Somalia’s President signs law extending his mandate for two terms

State broadcaster Radio Mogadishu announced that President Mohamed Abdullahi signed into law the special resolution on his two-term extension. The parliament's lower house unanimously...

Rwanda, South Africa set the stage for COVID vaccine manufacture in Africa

Rwanda and South Africa will start manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines on the continent to offset the ongoing vaccine shortages. The Africa Union and the Africa CDC...

Over 36 million vaccinated in Africa, but Africa seeks alternatives to vaccine supply

The Africa Centre for Disease Control has verified that over 36 million people in Africa have gotten their COVID-19 vaccine. However, Africa CDC Deputy Director,...

World still has countries without a single dose of vaccine

The world still has countries without a single dose of vaccine -...

Kenya, Tanzania to mend ties as CS Amina meets President Suluhu

Kenya and Tanzania could put months of strained diplomatic ties to rest after a meeting between CS Amina Mohammed and Tanzanian President Suluhu Hassan. According...

Kenyan drivers warned against using South Sudan highway

The government of Kenya has warned its drivers against using the Juba-Yei highway after a fatal attack occurred last week. In the attack, Kenyan trucks...

Halting of vaccine export by India catastrophic – Africa CDC says

The halting of India's exportation of the AstraZeneca vaccine could have catastrophic results in Africa, the continent's disease control body has warned. Speaking on Thursday...

Johnson & Johnson set to boost Africa’s COVID-19 vaccination by 400 million

Africa is set for a huge boost in its COVID-19 vaccination drive after Johnson & Johnson pledged 400 million vaccine doses. According to reports, J...

Suez Canal: last incident before Ever Given left canal closed for 8 years

The ship stranded in the Suez Canal that closed the route this...

Tanzania President Suluhu suspends Ports Authority boss over fraud claims

Tanzania’s new President Samia Suluhu Hassan has suspended, with immediate effect, Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) Director-General Deusdedit Kakoko over claims of embezzlement of Sh...

South Africa plans on rolling out 200,000 COVID vaccines a day

South Africa’s Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, has declared ambitious plans for rolling out the COVID-19 vaccination in the country. According to the Sunday Times newspaper,...

Between waiting and swerving across Africa, the unpredictable costs of blocking the Suez Canal

With the blocking of traffic on the Suez Canal by a stranded...

Owner of a ship that ‘stuck’ in the Suez Canal apologizes for sea bottlenecks

The Japanese company that owns the cargo ship that is blocking the...

Republic of Congo’s opposition leader succumbs to Covid-19

Guy – Brice Parfait Kolelas, Republic of Congo’s opposition leader, has succumbed to Covid-19. He died while flying to France for further treatment a...

COVID-19: Vaccination in Africa gains pace, closing in on 8 million

COVID-19 vaccination in Africa has gained pace, WHO Africa Region has confirmed, weeks after the project kicked off. African countries received their vaccine dosage late,...

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