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Nigeria lifts Twitter ban after seven months

Nigeria has lifted its ban on Twitter - seven months after clamping down on the social networking site. Nigeria's...

Ghanaian Health Startup Raises $35 million for Africa Expansion Plan

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mPharma, a Ghanaian health startup, has raised $35 million for further expansion in Africa with the help of Citigroup Inc and other...

South African President Ramaphosa back at work after ending COVID-19 self-isolation

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has returned to work after finishing a week of self-isolation due to testing positive for COVID-19, his...

Uganda Overwhelmed by 32,000 Monthly Teen Pregnancies

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Nancy Namulindwa, 14, carries a 5-month-old baby on her back as she plays with children in a suburb of Kampala, Uganda's capital.

Nigeria to Ban Airlines from 3 Countries

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Nigeria announced Sunday that the country will ban the entry of passenger planes from the UK, Canada and Saudi Arabia.

MTN to Make Covid Vaccines Mandatory for Staff

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Africa's largest mobile phone company MTN has announced mandatory Covid-19 vaccines for its staff from January but it will give exemptions on...

Doctors announce national strike from December 6th

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The announcement of the observation of the strike, scheduled between the 6th and 10th of December, in all health units in the...

Kenya Restricts Access for Unvaccinated to Boost Inoculations

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Kenya will require people seeking government services to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus from Dec. 21 as authorities move to increase...

Pfizer Fights to Control Secret of$36 Billion Covid Vaccine Recipe

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Two of the most powerful figures in the fight against the pandemic faced off in July during a closed-door virtual summit on...

ECOWAS to manufacture malaria, COVID-19 vaccines: Report

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The 15-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is planning to start manufacturing its own malaria and COVID-19 vaccines in Senegal,...

African campaigners say COP26 outcomes fail to revitalize Africa’s green agenda

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The high-sounding resolutions adopted at the conclusion of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) that took place in Glasgow, Scotland failed...

AU calls on EU to recognize African COVID-19 vaccine certificates

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A senior official of the African Union Commission Tuesday urged European Union member countries against a policy of not accepting COVID-19 vaccine...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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