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Tanzania to install 25 oxygen generating plants for COVID-19 patients

DAR ES SALAAM -- Tanzanian health authorities said on Sunday they have started to install 25 oxygen generating plants across the country...

Get vaccines or face punishment, Kenya orders state workers

Kenya will require all government workers to receive at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine before August 23 or face disciplinary action,...

A Nigerian Motor Company launches Electric Vehicles to drive an Eco-friendly Africa

Jet Motor Company (JET) a tech-focused automobile assembly and design company has officially launched its electric vehicles in Nigeria.

Ghana approves two more COVID-19 vaccines

ACCRA -- Ghana's Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has approved two more COVID-19 vaccines for importation and vaccination in the country, a...

Uganda Backs Herbal Treatments for Covid-19 Amid Delta Surge

Uganda has added herbal remedies to treatments it recommends for the coronavirus even before concluding clinical trials as it battles a surge...

African continent suffers $190B in losses due to COVID-19: AfDB

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused $190 billion in losses to the African economy, the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) said...

World Bank, AU partner to deploy vaccines for 400M Africans

KIGALI, Rwanda The World Bank and the African Union (AU)'s COVID-19 Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) decided to...

South Africa to Dispose of 2 Million Contaminated J&J Vaccines

South Africa will dispose of 2 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines following a US ruling that ingredients for the country’s doses...

BioNTech prepares expansion into Africa alongside EU

BioNTech is planning a push into Africa, aiming to establish mRNA vaccine production facilities on the continent as part of a long-term...

Today Is World Hypertension Day

World Hypertension Day is observed annually to raise awareness about the symptoms of hypertension. The main aim of World Hypertension Day is...

Ghana Government takes delivery of 350,000 AstraZenecca vaccines from DR Congo

Accra - Ghana on Friday morning, May 7, 2021, received 350,000 doses of the AstraZenecca COVID-19 vaccines from the Democratic Republic of...

Africa celebrates suspension of Covid vaccine patents

African health officials celebrated what is called a “bold and wonderful” breakthrough on Thursday. Biden administration It cast its weight behind the temporary suspension...

Google to offer Android and cloud development scholarships to developers across Africa

Google has announced a new programme to offer new scholarships for Android, Web and Google Cloud development to developers across Africa.

Egypt signs agreement with China to manufacture Sinovac vaccine locally

CAIRO -- Egyptian Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA) and Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac signed an agreement on Wednesday to...

Twitter to set up its first African presence in Ghana

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, via a tweet today, announced that the company would be setting up a presence in Africa. “Twitter is...

$6M project to train 150 African epidemiologists

COVID-19 cases in Africa near 4M, according to Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

The First-Ever Hydro-Solar Hybrid Power Plant To Be Constructed in Ghana

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World Bank commits $12bn for vaccinations in Africa

The cost of vaccinating 60% of Africa’s 1.3bn people would be between $10bn and $15bn. The World Bank has...

Africa Needs Its Own Green New Deal

Africa’s oil economies must look into the future with less dependence on...

‘COVID-19 is a ‘wake-up command’ – Tony Blair

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the challenges and opportunities of Africa’s development landscape, former British prime minister Tony Blair said on...